Documentary Storytelling

In Their Own Words – this phrase is the reason we think Documentary Storytelling is a wonderful and powerful method of communication. Starting with first person accounts coupled with audio to draw the viewer deeper into the subject, the visuals then create an atmosphere to paint the full picture of the story. Our approach to Documentary Storytelling is to clearly communicate the topic and inspire the viewer.

This is a mini documentary about a wonderful group in Davis, California. Purple Tree Café is a nonprofit that provides meaningful employment and job training for individuals with disabilities. The employees learn baking and also sell their baked goodies at the farmers’ market and local establishments as well as catering and gifts. Video length – 10:00
A contingency of Native American and Indigenous peoples lead the Women’s March in Sacramento on January 18, 2020. The group used the opportunity to bring awareness to the thousands of missing or murdered Native American and Indigenous women and girls. Video length – 5:30
Mini doc on the Isleton Spam Festival, February 16, 2020. Festivities of the day include Spam eating, tossing, and cooking contests. Video length – 07:00 minutes
Part one of a four part documentary for Wired about the complex installation of the Nebula by kinetic sculptor artist Reuben Margolin. Installed by Gizmo Art Productions at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Director of Photography: Greg Stidham / Spoken Image Pictures. Part 1 Video Length – 10:00 minutes
Part two of a four part documentary for Wired about the complex installation of the Nebula by kinetic sculptor artist Reuben Margolin. Installed by Gizmo Art Productions at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Director of Photography: Greg Stidham / Spoken Image Pictures. Part 2 Video Length – 10:00 minutes
Part three of a four part documentary for Wired about the complex installation of the Nebula by kinetic sculptor artist Reuben Margolin. Installed by Gizmo Art Productions at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Director of Photography: Greg Stidham / Spoken Image Pictures. Part 3 Video Length – 10:00 minutes
Part four conclusion of a four part documentary for Wired about the complex installation of the Nebula by kinetic sculptor artist Reuben Margolin. Installed by Gizmo Art Productions at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Director of Photography: Greg Stidham / Spoken Image Pictures. Part 4 Video Length – 10:00 minutes
It was a pleasure working with this creative group of artists while I directed and photographed this documentary. It is the recipient of the Agency Showcase Award from the California Park and Recreation Society. Video length – 9:30 minutes.
It was inspiring to tell the story of the teachers and students at Parkmead Active Learning School in Walnut Creek, California. This video was used to help introduce the school to new parents and students. Video length – 11:00 minutes.