Storytelling is a multi-layered craft. It's a continual learning process. Below are some links to resources and training that we've found helpful or inspirational in our work. Many of these sites offer practical skills training for filmmakers, photographers, writers and editors. Others are examples of real-life stories told in engaging ways. Jump in and find what you need.

 

STORYTELLING COMMUNITY

CHURCH STORYTELLERS FACEBOOK GROUP
We've created a group to support storytellers in the local church. Come on in!

 

STORYTELLING ON FILM


STORY & HEART ACADEMY
Video tutorials on filmmaking, including courses for one-person teams

SKILLSHARE
Video training in filmmaking

CREATIVE LIVE
Online classes in filmmaking

LYNDA
Step-by-step tutorials for software and technology

NO FILM SCHOOL
Tutorials, articles and podcasts on filmmaking

THE BEAT
Free video production blog

 

MUSIC FOR STORYTELLING


THE MUSIC BED
Musical scores and songs for film

MARMOSET MUSIC
Hand crafted music for film

PREMIUM BEAT
Royalty-free music for film

ART LIST
Subscription-based music library

 

AUDIO STORIES


THIS AMERICAN LIFE
Documentary storytelling on audio

STORYCORPS
National archive of personal stories

THE MOTH
True stories told live

 

PHOTO STORIES


HUMANS OF NEW YORK
Photos essays of everyday New Yorkers

 

STORYTELLING IN THE CHURCH


AUSTIN STONE STORY TEAM
Storytelling ministry of The Austin Stone Community Church