Finding focus with your video

Finding focus with your video

When an idea for a film or video is born, the tendency is to think of all the possibilities; all the possible story threads, connections, and points that could be made. This is an important step. The problem arises when people stop there. They take their list and try to cram all those ideas into […]

Storytelling Webinar with Point Road Studios

Storytelling Webinar with Point Road Studios

  Register for the free “Design Yourself” webinar, storytelling edition, we’re co-hosting (December 5, 1-2 p.m. EST). When Elena and I were first considering launching our own business, we heard a lot of warnings from other creatives about how much of your time goes to working on the business itself. They would say this in a […]

Forum Fellows Wrap-Up

Forum Fellows Wrap-Up

Photographer Latoya Ruby Frazier speaks to Madeliene Pron during her interview with the Fellows. Photo by Shelia Huggins It was a long and exhausting weekend, but Documentary 2015: Origins and Inventions was a success. Documentary 2015 was a national forum, hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, celebrating documentary today. Eight outstanding […]

Documentary 2015 – Origins and Inventions Fellows Program

Documentary 2015 – Origins and Inventions Fellows Program

We are thrilled to announce that we will be running a fellows program in conjunction with the 2015 Documentary forum being hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies. The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University will host a 25th Anniversary celebration and national forum on November 20–22, 2015, in Durham, North Carolina. Documentary 2015: […]

Workshops // Crafting Video Stories That Move People

Workshops // Crafting Video Stories That Move People

We love teaching this workshop. Through teaching a variety of video storytelling courses and workshops, we’ve found that often people get hung up on cameras, software, and all the technical aspects of producing videos (which is understandable, there’s a lot to remember!) The problem is, when you’re distracted by cameras, microphones, and editing software, you […]