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

Every day your team is presented with opportunities to capture and share the work you are doing in the world. It can be difficult to recognize, gather, 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 Story Discovery & Keyword Exercise and Story Development workbooks.

One Day Workshop

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

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

  • Brief editing workflow demonstration

Investment: $1500 (Up to four participants. Additional participants $500/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 working on a short 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 scriptwriting 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 working on a short video.

  • Group screening and peer critique

Investment: $3,500 (Up to four participants. Additional participants $1,250/each)

*Three eight-hour days with an hour lunch break.

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