INSIGHTS

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 and thoughtfully captured. There are the technical

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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 weeks, “and then, um, maybe, well, Elena and I are thinking we might start our

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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 videos are the norm for many organizations, one of our first conversations with clients is

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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 an endowment in Janet Reno’s name. This year they approached us to collaborate on a

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StoryMine’s Podcast Debut

We had so much fun recording our podcast interview with Sharon Lipovsky, owner of Point Road Studios, and the host of the podcast Design Yourself. In it, we talk about StoryMine’s journey over the last five years (including the story about the day we met!) and share some lessons learned. You can stream it here, or download it on iTunes here. And we highly recommend listening to Sharon’s other episodes while

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StoryMineMedia 2017 Winter/Spring Internship

StoryMineMedia is hiring a part-time 2017 Winter/Spring intern based out of Chapel Hill/Durham, North Carolina from February 13 – May 1, 2017. The intern will work closely with StoryMine co-founders Elena Rue and Catherine Orr (we want you to learn as much as possible and to feel like part of the team!). The intern will assist with pre-production and story concept development, video production, editing, and project management. We are

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