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Skills You Can Learn From Producing Your Family Tree Video

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  Taking part in producing your family tree video is an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s a wonderful way to ensure that your family’s story will stand the test of time. You can fulfill personal goals, bring family together, and acquire new technical skills when you choose to take on the momentous task of preserving your […]

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How to Prepare for Your Life Story Interview

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In preparation for your life story video production, you’ll have to partake in an interview that considers all facets of your life from the past, present, and future. In order to make sure your interview with us is as comprehensive as possible, ask yourself these sample life story interview questions and consider organizing your thoughts […]

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Why You Should Produce a Genealogy Video

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Family is the most important thing in many people’s lives. Unfortunately, not everyone knows theirs. If you value your family history and want to keep it alive, you might want to avoid this happening to future generations. The best solution some people can get these days is a DNA genealogy test. Books, blogs, websites, and […]

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Best Way to Save Your Family History

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There are many solutions in front of all us, when it comes to saving your family history.  The obvious way of course is the way it has always been done, known as the oral history method  – by memory and retelling the stories to others within the family.  This is a tried and true method […]

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Make a Different Kind of List this Holiday Season

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Returning from chilly Toronto, Canada and a great interview with a fantastic family before the holidays. It was great having the Family Stories Project on the road to work with a friendly neighbor to the North. As I am frequently reminded by conducting these interviews, it was wonderful to capture the story of a life […]

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Making a Family Documentary Video

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  The family documentary has been a staple for families across the United States for decades now, and it seems more people are starting to seek solutions for producing family documentaries.  Family documentaries (aka family history documentary, family heritage documentary, etc) are topics that are close to our hearts.  As professional videographers, we focus on […]

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What to Include in an Autobiography Video

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At Family Stories Project, our motto is “every family has a story worth saving,” though sometimes you’re faced with a situation which may cause you to pause and reflect: how would you like to be remembered?  By facing these questions, you’re more in tune with discovering the truths which might reveal themselves in a scenario […]