Stories and Action – a World Transformed
Thru Stories… We see, hear and are touched by all the people on our planet,
We have a greater appreciation and enjoyment of life,
We awaken and stir others and ourselves to co-create a better world.
Movies are the Storytellers’ Canvas of the 21st Century
We Make Movies for…
Charities to support their messaging, fundraising and impact. Corporations directly connected to causes (CSR campaigns).
Social Entrepreneurs (and planet-friendly products) with a Charity tie-in. Conferences, Events improving lives and supporting a healthier planet.
We work directly with our clients to define the stories they most want to tell.
Many of our movies are funded by Corporations, Philanthropists, and Donors.
Charities get a ‘free’ movie about their work – to use as they wish.
Many of our movies are funded directly by Charities.
Whether for Fundraising, Outreach or internal Communications, we craft the right Story.
Whatever your affordable budget, we make it work and deliver tremendous bang for buck!
Movies for Social Entrepreneurs, Planet-Friendly Products, CSR Campaigns
We know how to tell stories about good people doing good things (whatever form it is).
We love to make the world better – every day, one movie at a time!
We bring our skills in Filmmaking to a variety of Pro-Social ventures. We usually focus on the charitable tie-in of the business.
Live Streaming Events
Our proprietary Technology enables us to live-stream your Events, Galas, Conferences.
All your supporters can join in every event, including silent auctions and raffles!
Marketing (Strategy, Supervision, Implementation)
Our Marketing Partners help our clients achieve substantial results!
We promote videos through various social networks.
We create a social media and e-mail strategy to raise awareness.
We compel existing subscribers to become advocates by sharing content.
We create a digital “word-of-mouth” – building momentum behind the Cause.
We increase website traffic substantially.
We increase donation prospects during fundraising campaigns.
Workshops (for all interested Storytellers and Filmmakers)
We focus on documentaries and advocacy, while exploring all movie genres. We inspire and educate people to their power as storytellers and world-transformers.
1) Discover your Inspiration thru creativity exercises and communication games.
2) Write and Share Stories for Entertainment and Impact.
3) Calls-to-Action – Movies for Social Change.
4) Genres, Theory, History, Aesthetics, Style, Technology (also for social impact).
5) Tools to Make Movies at all budgets (Cameras, Microphones, Accessories, etc.).
6) Pre-Production – Team, Casting, Budgeting – all Logistics & Preparation.
7) Production – Everything you need to know about actually Shooting the Movie.
8) Post-Production – Editing, Music, and all final Elements to complete the Movie.
9) Business – Marketing, Distribution and having a Career as a Movie-Maker
Our expertise, guidance and tools launch creative, thoughtful, confident filmmakers.
Our immersion programs are 1 Day, 2 Days, 1 Week and 2 Weeks in duration.
We create courses to fit your schedule – 2 hours minimum (Schools, Companies, etc.)
Students typically end up with a completed movie personally made by them.
Ages, Groups, Fees
Curriculums are tailored to 3 age-groups: 1) under 13, 2) 14-20, 4) 21 and up.
Groups are ideally between 15 and 30 Students (1 instructor per 15 students).
Our fees vary greatly depending on circumstances and we offer partial and full subsidies.
Our students’ movies often get wide online distribution.
Big Ripple 501(c)(3)
Movies Funded In-House
We Produce Inspiring Movies of ChangeMakers – from a World of Filmmakers.
We Give Movies to Grassroots Organizations – for their Messaging and Fundraising.
We Connect ChangeMakers with Donors – with 100% Transparency and Accountability.
We Build Thriving Communities – Supporting the ChangeMakers’ Sustainable Projects.
People all over the world face great challenges working to improve lives.
Meet these Inspiring ‘ChangeMakers’. Experience their Remarkable Stories.
ChangeMakers (Stories of Light)
Sample Movies from hundreds of Stories (Do not share or download please):
With Filmmaker as Narrator/Host
We fund such movies internally with targeted or non-discretionary donations.
Funds for such budgets are tax deductible as we are a 501(c)(3) entity. Charities benefit by not having to ‘expense’ the movie (impacting their rating).
Sale/Licensing of Movies, Edits, Source Material (including Stock)
We typically maintain ownership of the source material of our Movies.
We have an immense Stock Library of Places, People, Actions, Moments.
All proceeds are used to support non-profits and grassroots activists.
Licensing fees are Tax Deductible if used by your non-profit.
Workshops and Presentations (for non-profit organizations)
Creating content for social media marketing and fundraising is essential to charities.
We teach non-profit organizations how to make movies!
We have produced hundreds of movies all over the world (including disasters)!
* Storytelling & filmmaking as a tool for advocacy and social justice.
* Making effective movies with simple resources and equipment (in challenging locations).
* Making effective movies for social media campaigns.
* A storyteller’s perspective on the social value and impact of aid and aid-workers.
Learn how to tell stories to fit your organization’s mission, programs and projects.
Learn about the equipment and resources (readily available) to yield great results.
Learn about the logistics (simple and elaborate) of making movies.
Our presentations range from 20 minutes to 2 hours.
Our Workshops range from 3 hours to 3 days.
Special Packages to Charities (Movies and Marketing)
We offer discounted Packages to non-profits (and a Free Workshop).
Conscious Action Network (CAN)
An Open-Source Platform and Collective for ‘Good’ News (Ongoing)