Mitten State Productions is an audio/video production company based in the Lansing Michigan.  With an experienced and versatile staff as well as a network of creative individuals throughout the greater Lansing area;  Mitten State Productions is capable of producing anything from a 30 second TV Public Service Announcement to a long format motion picture.  Our company is dedicated to a level of quality that is not often found.  Our love letters to Lansing project submission took first place and Won a Addy award.  Our online video campaign for the League of Michigan Bicyclists West Shore Tour helped increase their ridership to record levels and won a regional Telly.  We look forward to partnering you.



Ryan Frederick is a Videographer, Editor & Producer as well as the Founder of Mitten State Productions. He is based in Lansing, Michigan.


From swimming in whitefish habitats in Grand Traverse Bay, tracking a heard of elk through northern Michigan, walking through a burning oak Savannah to making sure studio lighting compliments a line lipstick products Ryan hasn't had a "typical day" once in his 8 year career as a freelance videographer.  While studying at Michigan State University Ryan's career began working with scientific, agricultural, and law enforcement organizations capturing the importance and results of their research.  Ryan has created promotional content, documentaries and instructional content for The US Navy, Harley-Davidson, The Nature Conservancy, The Conservation Fund, The Outdoor Channel, National Geographic, McLaren Health and Amway.


Ryan also holds an FAA Remote Pilot Airman Certificate with an sUAS (small unmanned aerial system) rating, which enables him to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (also know as drones) for commercial purposes in accordance with part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.

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