Can you imagine your family learning about your life story by watching your Video Memoir? What will they learn? Who will be watching? Your grandchildren? Their grandchildren? Here are a few things to keep in mind as you tell your recount your life story, family history and memories in a Video Memoir.
Ken Burns reflects on living his dream by capturing the human experience through documentary film making. This gifted documentary producer shares his thoughts.
Bring your family together to support a cause or conquer a goal and enjoy memories and laughter for years to come. Start your own Team Family.
I’m excited to kick-off Family History Month with a trip down South to capture a family’s story in a Family Documentary Video for their upcoming reunion. The weather has cooled in Chicago so the warmth of the Alabama sun is definitely welcome. The thought of meeting a new family and helping to capture and preserve their story fills me with anticipation once again.
What should you tell your children about your life story and family history? Research shows hearing stories of facing adversity is actually beneficial to children.
When people learn what I do, they often recount the stories they remember hearing their grandparents tell. It goes without saying that I have been fortunate to have heard many amazing stories – some inspiring, some informative, some heartbreaking – all offering a glimpse of history as experienced by ‘real’ people.
When a loved one starts to lose a lifetime of memories, it affects the whole family. Often, the changing stages of Alzheimers are marked by a renewed interest and focus on preserving family stories and history by those who realize how much stands to be lost.