Story Gorge Education
You have an important story to tell; let us train you to tell it with impact. Our award-winning media producers will take you from the classroom to the field for a hands-on experience that will make an immediate difference in engagement with your audience. Human brains are hard-wired to pay attention to–and take action based on–stories. Our decades of experience will guide your team through the process of crafting stories with insight so that your message will be carried forward by your viewers.
Whether you are a government agency, non-profit organization, or professional educator, increasing your visual storytelling skills will increase your impact.
Story Gorge has led workshops for hundreds of participants around the country that have increased both the technical camera skills and the story communication skills of those who have joined
In-Person Professional Development
Schedule a private workshop for your organization, business, or school staff to build a strong foundation of storytelling skills and technical training. (insert existing website content).
These workshops can be taught at your location, or plan a retreat in the Columbia River Gorge and we will be hosted at our state-of-the-art videography studio.
Plan for a very hands-on experience, with a mix of lecture time and practice in the field. Each participant will receive one-
on-one instruction from Story Gorge staff. Leave with a deliverable that can be directly applied to your work.
The workshops can be half-day, full-day, or three days in length.
Foundations of storytelling
Photo and video technical skills
Lighting and audio for interviews
Filming a variety of settings
Story and visual editing techniques
*Level of detail varies by workshop length
Virtual Professional Development
Learn the same storytelling skills as the in-person workshops, but go at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. This project based training can be implemented agency wide.
Government Public Affairs Officers
WHO ARE THESE WORKSHOPS FOR?
Help constituents better understand your vision and programs to reach more participants.
B Corps & Social Enterprises
Better communicate your mission and annual impact to connect with funders.
Discover new tools for teaching literacy in the 21st century and enhance your own teaching abilities (optional add-on: Story Gorge can join you for one day of student engagement in your classroom).
NonProfits and Member-based Organizations.
Tell the story of your brand and products to better engage your target audience on your website and via social media.
What Clients Say
“Natural Resource Managers are using this technology more and more to reach audiences and it aligns with their education outreach goals. It will improve their presentations and give them more tools/resources.”
- Amber Tilton: Public Affairs Officer, US Army Corps of Engineers, Visual Storytelling For Impact Professional Development
Who We've Worked With
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Story Gorge provides an opportunity for 1- 2 college-aged internships per year. Interested applicants from accredited colleges and universities (community colleges as well as 4-year institutions) may apply.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Field production: second camera and audio recording
Post-production: editing and Adobe Premiere
Participate in client meetings
Join story development sessions
Assisting during Professional Development workshops
Professional assistance and critique with own film projects
Letter of reference for successful candidates
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send the following:
A resume showing your film experience
A cover letter explaining why you are interested in interning with Story Gorge
Send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or click the apply button below.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis