Editing the New York Times Planet Fat project

Editing the New York Times Planet Fat project

When we started talking to the New York Times enterprise video team about editing a project they were producing, we knew the footage we were going to be handed would be a) beautiful and b) thoughtfully captured. Catherine here, I want to spend a second digging into what I mean about footage that is beautiful […]

A Mini-doc to Accompany Groundbreaking Research

A Mini-doc to Accompany Groundbreaking Research

9 million people in the world die every year from pollution-related causes. But how often do you hear about pollution as a global health threat? Not very often, I imagine. In the U.S., most of us don’t see heaps of trash everywhere we look, or make a living by burning harmful metals in our backyard, […]

StoryMineMedia, The First 5 Years

I remember standing in my yard at a graduation picnic, talking to the dad of one of my good friends. He looked up from his pasta salad and asked the inevitable question, “What’s next for you?” I told him I had a summer fellowship I was really excited about that would start in a few […]

Stories from the Hart – 30 Years of the Hart Leadership Program

Stories from the Hart – 30 Years of the Hart Leadership Program

Anniversary celebrations are often full of broad accolades about all the accomplishments that have happened over a period of time. But the problem is, these aren’t the things that define a program or organization. What gives an organization spirit and life is the people, the moments, and the relationships that are formed. Since boilerplate promotional […]

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform – 10th Anniversary

Some projects come together exceptionally smoothly, they just do. This is one of those projects. Last year we worked with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform to create a mini-documentary about Janet Reno’s legacy as a tireless advocate for children in the juvenile justice and child welfare system. CJJR commissioned the film to help launch […]