Posts tagged Ryan Booth
8 inspiring movies from 5 inspiring filmmakers.

We posed a question—challenge, really—to Ryan Booth, Joe Simon, Dan and Dana of Gnarly Bay, and Mike Sutton: What are 1 or 2 films that have greatly inspired you and why?

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The beauty on your block: 3 ways to find story in the details.

We’re now half-way through our second week of Tell Amazing Stories, Story & Heart’s first-ever 4 week collaborative filmmaking course, and we've challenged our attendees to find beauty in their everyday, and in turn they taught us so much more about the importance for any storyteller to be present.

But how? Here are 3 ways we’ve learned to be more aware, to be more present in the moment, care of our Tell Amazing Stories course.

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Tell Amazing Stories...with Ryan Booth.

So, really, “thrilled” doesn’t cover it: on Tuesday, June 24th, for the very first of four webinars, Ryan Booth will join us, as well as Patrick from Stillmotion, to Tell Amazing Stories.

In just 4 days, we’ll be announcing our inaugural Exploration, and the following day you’ll be able to hang out with Ryan as he shows you his own Exploration story, as well as share the thought and process behind bringing it to life—the challenges he stomped out, the triumphs he reveled in, and then, of course, the film he came up with.

That’s not all! 

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Magic happens in 5 days. Tell Amazing Stories Update.

In less than one week—only 5 days actually—we kick off our first ever 4 week collaborative learning adventure: Tell Amazing Stories!

While we’re geeked that so many incredible filmmakers will be on board to serve as the best professors for which any storyteller could ask, and though we can’t wait to see what kind of collaborative films we’ll build together, there is one thing about which we are tremendously stoked:

Tell Amazing Stories will teach you everything you could ever need to discover the stories you love, lift them to unimaginable heights, and carry them away all on your own terms.

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The first waves are in: we are now accepting Filmmakers to Story & Heart.

At Story & Heart, we’re building an ecosystem—a network of support; a haven for true expression; a place that creators and their creations can call home.

So we’re thrilled, delighted, and even a bit hysterical to announce that the doors to Story & Heart are finally opening...

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10 things our filmmaking community taught us about storytelling at Ask Us Anything.

While we’re still basking in the afterglow of a night of burning questions answered—of our filmmaking community come together to help each other tell the stories we love—we continue to process all of the lessons learned and the new friendships forged.

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7 important filmmaking questions asked by you. A taste of Ask Us Anything.

The time has finally come!

Well, actually: tomorrow, the time will finally come!

Our Ask Us Anything Live Story & Heart Community Event kicks off at 6:00 PM PST—that’s tomorrow night—and we can already barely contain our excitement for what we’ve got going down.

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Resistance, creative block, procrastination. How are you supposed to tackle them alone?

You’re a filmmaker and you have a problem that seems insurmountable.

Whatever it is that’s stumped you, be it financial, physical, or existential, it can always seem like a lot for one creative person to tackle alone.

But now imagine that you find a place, a resource to which or a person to whom you can turn with literally any one of these questions...

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Business or pleasure? What to read, watch, listen to, and do this weekend.

It’s Friday, which for many means the end of the work week—the difference between doing what you love and loving what you do seems all the more a sensitive distinction.

The surest sign of a solid business/life balance is enjoying that transition between “work” and “play”—and sometimes not recognizing the difference.

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Ask Us Anything. A Live Story & Heart Community Event!

You have questions. The Story & Heart community has answers.

Tune in live on April 29th at 6 PM PST, when Story & Heart will host a panel of filmmakers from all over the country who will answer the questions you’ve always had about everything filmmaking and storytelling: gear, creative processes, inspirations, lives, favorite on-set snacks—really, ask us anything!

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