Archive for the 'Web Stories' Category

RISE Webstories

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

(2011) Six 5-minute multimedia stories Claire Schoen: Producer/director Jan Stürman: Visual design Erica Mu: Associate Producer Vanessa Lowe: Associate Producer Jonathan Mitchell: Original Music Wedding the immediacy of photography with the emotional intimacy of audio design, the RISE webstories provide a unique and engaging approach to environmental storytelling. The webstories were created for the websites […]

Strong Roots

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

(2009) A 5-minute story on the emerging “green burial” movement. Claire Schoen: Producer, Audio design Jan Sturmann: Visual design Program Summary: Fernwood Cemetery, in northern California, is one of a handful of cemeteries in America which integrates land stewardship into the burial process. The facts are simple: no embalming, no metal caskets, no concrete headstones. […]

Cruel and Inhuman

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

(2009) A 5-minute exposé on the use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons today. “Cruel and Inhuman” was produced for the AFSC to promote their campaign against supermax prisons. Claire Schoen: Producer, Audio design Jan Stürmann: Visual design American Friends Service Committee: Executive Producer Program Summary: There are tens of thousands of inmates living in […]

New Routes

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

(2009) A 6-minute webstory highlighting the work of “New Routes to Community Health,” which supports collaborations between immigrant and community groups to create media about local health issues. Claire Schoen: Producer, Audio design Jan Stürmann: Visual design New Routes to Community Health: Executive Producer Program Summary: New Routes to Community Health is a new approach […]

Fly High

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

(2008) An 8-minute portrait of the students at a charter high school in Oakland, California. Fly High was produced for Aviation High to promote the school to potential teachers, students, parents and funders. Claire Schoen: Producer, Audio design Jan Stürmann: Visual design Aviation High: Executive Producer Program Summary: Aviation High is located on the grounds […]

Little Red Riding Pig

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

(2007) A 1-minute webstory about a puppet theater at the San Jose Library, which brings literature to life for its young performers. Claire Schoen: Producer, Audio design Deanne Fitzmaurice: Visual design Blue 60: Executive Producer Program Summary: Target gives 5% of its income (over 3 million dollars a week) in support of education, arts and […]