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Stories with No Formal Interviews

Jim Lo Scalzo loves music and loves to give you the spirit of a place.

Winner of third prize in the 2012 World Press Multimedia Competition.

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An awesome story by Darren Durlach (a 2x broadcast TV cameraman of the year who now works for the Boston Globe) Darren excels at the use of a lavalier microphone for great sound quality and intimacy and also shooting brilliantly. Of course it helps to have a subject as lively as Tony Lepore too.

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Well, this is a commercial but it’s a very clever idea and a very simple one too. No words here and a nice surprise at the end.

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This should have been boring: a short film about a guy making a drawing. But shooting sequences helps add visual variety. Nice motion graphics too.

And not a single word spoken!

 

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Damn, now that is storytelling: Ice Cube talks about the Eames house without a formal interview. Word!

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While this is not quite a piece of journalism, it is powerful storytelling accomplished without a single word spoken.

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this kind of visual storytelling can be a good way to start a conversation too.

 

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Hand Painted Signs by Dusty, a short by Hunter Johnson

 

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Stellas’s Day by Jesse Rosten (and some back story)


I Expect No One, written and directed by Kristoffer Borgli ..fiction….dark….no words.

Can you figure out the story? Would words make it easier to understand?


27 milion people are enslaved around the world. How do you tell their story in less than three minutes? How about if you skip the interview?
Love146 works toward the abolition of child sex slavery and exploitation through Prevention and Aftercare solutions, and contributing to a growing abolition movement.

the opinionated backstory from the Digital Naturalist


Poverty in India, from Dai Sugano, San Jose Mercury News

Poverty in India by Dail Sugano, San Jose Mercury News


Tahiti: Ocean Voyage drop dead visuals by Devin Graham (using a dslr) that make me want to go….but what about a story?

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