… waiting at a blank canvas of keys.
A desktop wallpaper of the Kigali Airport, on approach.
Opportunity International, a client of mine over at Storyspark, is celebrating 40 years of serving small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries. I worked with them to develop the story behind the anniversary, as well as produce this short piece explaining the campaign. Props to Gord for the design and Ryan for the excellent animation.
Learn more about the campaign at ican.opportunitycan.ca.
If you’re in the non-profit sector and are interested in story, you might want to head over to recharity.ca and check out what we’re doing there.
If you’re in the non-profit sector and are interested in story, you might want to head over to recharity.ca and check out some of the content there. A few of us who spend our days working with charities have teamed together to write about the best of what works in the charitable sector. Our team includes a philanthropist, a web designer, a fundraiser, and myself (a storyteller) so it makes for some interesting dialog.
As a follow-up to the first video, this motion graphics piece was developed by Storyspark to communicate the urgency & the simplicity of the need for families to adopt.
As a follow-up to the first video, this motion graphics piece was developed by Storyspark to communicate the urgency & the simplicity of the need for families to adopt. Kudos to the excellent design & animation chops of Dan & Gordie, with the music track by Adrian Bradford. Always great to work with these talented people.
Find out more at endthewait.ca.
In this two-minute promo produced by Storyspark, Benjamin (a cool & wise 10-year-old) talks about what it’s like to be adopted.
Over the past several months I’ve been working with a dedicated group of people who want to see the end of the waiting generation in Canada. More than 30,000 kids in Canada are waiting for adoption – and they aim to change that.
My journey with them began by helping uncover their core story through a process I call “story finding”. We found that, though the number of waiting kids is a daunting challenge, it’s also a great opportunity. This is the first of a series of videos talking about adoption and what it means to those who experience it.
Find out more at waitingtobelong.com.