Who are we?


Branstetter Film is an award-winning film and photography studio dedicated to authentic Alaskan storytelling. Our passion is capturing the many one-of-a-kind stories in our diverse state. Whether it’s 500-year-old artifacts on the Bering Sea, kindergartners picking apples, or your very first day with baby, we’d love to tell your story.

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Joshua A. Branstetter is a writer-director, cinematographer, editor, playwright, and filmmaker who has received international acclaim for his directorial work including collaborations with 100Stone, the University of Aberdeen, Hospice of Anchorage, the Alaskan Aids Assistance Association, the Old Harbor Alliance, and the award-winning films Costume (2016) and Dive Back (2016). His work has been featured theatrically, in the Metro UK, the Anchorage Press, and Buzzfeed. He resides in Anchorage, Alaska with Rachelle, their two kids, his cat, and Rachelle’s frankencorgi, Millie.


Rachelle Branstetter is a professional photographer with seven years of experience. Inspired by the birth of her first child, Rachelle sees her photography as a love letter to her kids. Today, she strives to help other families capture those authentic storytelling moments. Rachelle loves lens flares, tacos, and Mary Shelley. She resides in Anchorage, Alaska with Josh, their two kids, Josh’s cat, and her frankencorgi, Millie (seen below).


What’s your story?