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 […]

What We’re Watching /// Alex Blumberg – Creative Live

What We’re Watching /// Alex Blumberg – Creative Live

We’ve been watching this Creative Live course over our lunches recently. I just heard the above quote come out of Alex Blumberg’s mouth, and I love it. Finding the right person to be the subject of your video is one of the most crucial elements in producing a strong video. Often the default is to […]

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 […]

Story Design /// 6 Audio Tips for More Powerful Stories

Rob Rosenthal, of Transom Story Workshop, Erika Lantz, of PRX Remix, and Rebecca Sheir, host of Metro Connection, offered some great audio advice for filmmakers in the Radio Matters session at the 2014 Media that Matters conference at the Center for Media and Social Impact at American University. Here’s our round up of the top […]

Story Design /// 7 Tips for Designing Documentary Projects for Social Impact

Story Design /// 7 Tips for Designing Documentary Projects for Social Impact

We just got back from the 2014 Media that Matters conference at the Center for Media and Social Impact at American University. I came away with pages of notes, and was particularly inspired by the Design for Impact session. Caty Borum Chatoo (the fantastic media impact researcher, documentary producer and professor) puts it like this, […]