Create sustainable, energetic community around your purpose by giving your team the skills they need to be effective storytellers in the field! 

Everyday your team is presented with opportunities to capture and share the work you are doing in the world. It can be difficult to recognize, capture, shape and share these stories from the field. Story Gorge is excited to offer workshops to share the skills we have learned and tested in the field to help our clients share their values, mission, and stories.

*All Professional Development workshops include a multipage story training e-book and exercise workbook.

One Day Workshop

The one-day workshop is designed to give your team information, techniques and skills to find, capture and shape the stories they encounter in the field everyday.

Includes:

  • Introduction to visual storytelling

  • Tips for identifying story worthy topics and characters 

  • Plot structure and script writing for a strong arc

  • Pre-visualization for story and visuals

  • Planning and executing authentic interviews

  • Identifying strong B-roll

  • Introduction to mobile filmmaking software and technique

  • Introduction to music and emotional response

  • Garage Band music creation live demonstration 

Investment: $995 (Up to four participants. Additional team members $195/each)

*One eight hour day with an hour break for lunch.

LOCATION

We can facilitate workshops at our studio in Hood River, OR, or in your office. The Columbia River Gorge provides an inspiring setting for professional development, transforming it into a team building retreat opportunity. Activities such as mountain biking, kiteboarding, and stand-up paddleboarding provide ample recreational options, while a number of breweries, wineries, and restaurants provide nourishment to keep your team going.

Three Day Workshop

 In this three-day project based intensive, teams will learn and apply storytelling concepts and mobile filmmaking techniques while creating a one to three minute video that speaks to your messaging and audience.

Includes:

Day 1:

  • Introduction to visual storytelling

  • Tips for identifying story worthy topics and characters 

  • Plot structure and script writing for a strong arc

  • Pre-visualization for story and visuals

  • Identifying strong B-roll

  • Introduction to mobile filmmaking software and technique

Day 2

  • Planning and executing authentic interviews

  • Real time Interview capture

  • Mobile video editing and post-production

  • Additional B Roll Capture

Day 3

  • Introduction to music and emotional response

  • Garage Band music creation live demonstration 

  • Production support throughout process of finishing a one to three minute video.

  • Group screening and peer critique

  • Finished one to three minute video to share
     

Investment: $2,495 (Up to four participants. Additional team members $525/each)

*Three eight hour days with an hour lunch break.

Half-day workshop

Often we do not have the time or resources to produce a fully realized story on video. This half-day workshop will familiarize your team with how and why story works, visual storytelling techniques, and post production tips for quick turnaround on engaging photos and videos in the field. Story is a powerful lens to look at any subject through.

Includes:

  • Introduction to story - why & how does it work?

  • Principles of visual storytelling

  • Beginning plot structure

  • Pre-visualization for story and visuals

  • Planning and executing authentic interviews

  • Identifying strong B-roll

  • Introduction to mobile filmmaking software and techniques

Investment: $495 (Up to four participants. Additional team members $95/each)

*One four hour half-day

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13 Railroad St. Hood River Oregon / 503.839.6100 / info@storygorge.com 

Photography, videography, film and photo education.

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