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So far Kit Tyler has created 16 blog entries.

International Documentary Association Non-Profit Fiscal Sponsorship

The American Mercury is proud to announce that The International Documentary Association – IDA.org – has agreed to act as non-profit fiscal sponsor for our current documentary production: Escape From Death Valley. Founded in 1982, The International Documentary Association has been a leading force in documentary film production for nearly 40 years. Its fiscal [...]


Bull Outdoor Products Lifestyle 2020 Shoot

There are lots of companies selling all kinds of BBQs – from the super cheap (low cost and flimsy) to the hyper priced Rolls Royce models. What’s the best value?The American Mercury has the great opportunity to work with one of the best – Bull Outdoor Products Inc. Based in Lodi California, Bull Outdoor Products [...]

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  • Salton Sea Tilapia

Peril At The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea - California's largest lake - is facing an environmental crisis. Reduced flows into this desert lake are making the "Sea" more saline which is threatening fish, lower lake levels are shrinking habitat and food for birds, and the exposed shoreline is generating toxic dust.

  • New Almonds


Aerial of San Joaquin Valley The American Mercury created a new video for The Public Policy Institute of California's Water Policy Center on the San Joaquin Valley. The video tackles the widespread practice of pumping groundwater by agriculture, its consequences (overdraft and subsidence) and the impacts of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. This new [...]


The American Mercury wins first place in CDPH video contest

The California Department of Public Health celebrated its 10th Anniversary this summer. As part of the celebration, the CDPH called for video programs that answered “what does public health mean to you?”.  The Champion Provider Fellowship won first prize for its program – produced by The American Mercury. […]



Walls.  Current politics provoked me to re-examine them. The basic structure is so ubiquitous and omnipresent that it rarely raises interest much less alarm.  They appear in so many forms, conditions and apparent purposes they beg some questions: What is a wall? What is its purpose?  What is its message?  And, what are its consequences? [...]


The American Mercury Builds UCD Health System Awareness Campaign

Although nationally ranked in many programs and specialties, and consistently named the Sacramento region’s best hospital, UC Davis is not broadly recognized locally and regionally as the world-class institution that it is. Creating A Healthier World – an image and awareness-building campaign was begun in 2015 to elevate the institution’s profile. […]


The American Mercury Launches International Human Rights Video Project

The American Mercury traveled to NYC in November to attend the Atlas Network’s annual Freedom Forum to launch a unique video production campaign.  Called the “Tell Your Story Award”, two film makers, Kit Tyler and Leon Corcos, pledge to produce a world class video for a worthy human rights organization […]