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I was walking to my car after a very successful executive review of videos for the upcoming Providence Excellence Forum – an annual gathering of leaders from across Providence Health & Services and Swedish, when my phone rang. The voice on the other end, in New York City, announced that the licensing of the pop… Read More »


There was a time, not that long ago, when most corporate videos started with a script.  You know, paper with words, descriptions and flow?  A blueprint, a guide, a damned script! Those days, sad to say, seem to be gone.  Sure, there are still lots of scripted pieces, but it seems the great preponderance of… Read More »


Backstory had the opportunity earlier this year to travel to Guatemala and shoot for eight days for Providence Health International (PHI). PHI sent a team of Providence and Swedish employees to the village of Chioya, in northern Guatemala, to help install modular cook stoves, and Backstory Films accompanied them to capture the story of their… Read More »