Ascender Communications, Inc
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Sometimes, you need a little more creative muscle to elevate your message above the noise. Ascender is a digital advertising and multimedia production company based in historic Barracks Row in Washington, DC. We specialize in producing award-winning creative for advertising, public awareness, and broadcast television.

Call us. Take your communications higher.
PGAAMCC (2014)
Interactive

PGAAMCC (2014)

Interactive

 
Ascender designed the 2014 web site for Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC). This enhanced site features embedded fundraising through PayPal and online event registration directly through the site, as well as mobile media accessibility.  They whole design idea was to give this award winning and popular museum, based just 10 minutes outside […]

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Demo Reel
Video Production

Demo Reel

Video Production

Spring 2014 is here.  That means we are just nine months away from our 10 year anniversary. TEN YEARSof traveling the globe to tell amazing stories for so many of our amazing clients. So we paused to put together this fun demo of our video production work.  Remember the format wars?  Remember when 36megapixels  and […]

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Desiline Victor Project
6Mar Video Production

Desiline Victor Project

Video Production

Client: Advancement Project, Inc.
Producer: Paul Grant
Camera: Paul Grant, Joshua A. Washington
 
Every now and again, our work allows us to touch history.  It’s an electrifying and sadly fleeting moment.  But we are thrilled to answer the call to work behind the scenes of the stories the define the times in which we live.
Desiline Victor, a 102 […]

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DesignorDie
DesignorDie
News + Project Updates
PGAAMCC Capital Campaign (Branding)
26Dec Design
US Coast Guard Recruitment Campaign (2012)
US Coast Guard Recruitment Campaign (2012)
26Dec Video Production

US Coast Guard Recruitment Campaign (2012)

Video Production

‘This Is How I Serve’
This year,  Ascender  joined forces with the talented team at Washington, DC-based communications firm Penn Good & Associates to produce a series of :30-second commercials for the US Coast Guard.  The campaign targeted women and returning veterans–offering an peek into a typical day in the work  life of USCG civillian employee. See the […]

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SeatPleasantCityCenter.com (Event Web Site)
Interactive

SeatPleasantCityCenter.com (Event Web Site)

Interactive

Ascender was awarded a contract to design the web site and print advertising for City of Seat Pleasant new City Center Groundbreaking event in September 2012.   We were thrilled to serve. This historic and important event attracted nearly 3000 attendees and many more online viewers of the online video stream.

“A City of Excellence”
The City Center Project […]

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Ascender Wins 2012 Telly Award for ‘Enlisted’
News + Project Updates

Ascender Wins 2012 Telly Award for ‘Enlisted’

News + Project Updates

We are winners!
Our first museum video installation opened as a part of the Prince George’s County African American Museum and Cultural Center’s (PGAAMCC) ‘Coming Home’  World War II exhibition in North Brentwood, Maryland in, May 2011.
The exhibition, ‘Coming Home: How the African American Experience in World War II Shaped the Culture of Prince George’s County’ explains […]

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The Gospel of Healing: Volume I: Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS
The Gospel of Healing Project

The Gospel of Healing: Volume I: Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS

The Gospel of Healing Project

 ‘The Gospel of Healing: Volume I: Black Churches Respond to HIV/AIDS’ is an independent documentary film that profiles five outstanding models of faith-based HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care services, that  target primarily African-American communities. It also features powerful commentary from renown pastors, theologians and HIV/AIDS advocates and educators, discussing stigma and discrimination, capacity building and the […]

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