Stories of videos—and the visionaries behind them—to keep your inspiration flowing.
Staff Pick Premiere: "The Kites" by Seyed Payam Hosseini
"The Kites" is a poignant story from the POV of a kid, situated on the war-torn border between Iran and Iraq.
Staff Pick Premiere: "The Journey" by Ève Saint-Louis
A father and daughter travel along a chaotic path, where their inability to find each other will unveil a complicated relationship.
Staff Pick Premiere: "Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves" by Chintis Lundgren
Anthropomorphic wolf gigolos, BDSM, and sleazy films are on hilarious display in Chintis Lundgren's "Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves."
Staff Pick Premiere: "You've Never Been Completely Honest" by Joey Izzo
This hybrid-doc brings to life a never-before-heard interview recounting the harrowing torture and brainwashing at a secretive leadership seminar in 1970.
Staff Pick Premiere: "O Black Hole!" by Renee Zhan
If you love something, resist eating it: “O Black Hole!” is an epically original lesson in accepting the ephemeral.
Staff Pick Premiere: "2002 (YEAR OF THE HORSE)" by Matias & Mathias
Even in the year of 2022, “2002” stands out as an instant Staff Pick comedy classic.
This filmmaker is pairing epic adventure stories with effortless marketing tools
"We can certainly value high-end storytelling and Staff Picks, but from my experience, those product videos are just as important for our success," says Verb Cabin founder Mike Rogge.
Staff Pick Premiere: “Wildebeest” by Nicolas Keppens and Matthias Phlips
This week’s Staff Pick Premiere is an absurdist tale of a woman's grief manifesting as an obsession with elephants. Then she goes on safari... literally.
Staff Pick Premiere: "Sh—t Happens" by David Štumpf & Michaela Mihályi
In this week’s Staff Pick Premiere, three lonely, self-centered neighbors become intertwined in a lust-fueled, comedic triangle with permanent consequences.
How this small-but-mighty creative team helped supercharge a non-profit fundraiser
"Our metric for the video was how many people started crying, so we were counting sniffles," says filmmaker CJ Powell.
How this documentary helped raise $170K for America's first Black-owned outdoor shop
At the height of the pandemic, a team of filmmakers set out to tell Slim Pickins Outfitters' story. The result is a powerful doc with real-world impact.