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StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Wed May 04, 2011 11:21 pm

StoryCorps describes itself this way...

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Our mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.

Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 30,000 interviews from more than 60,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our broadcasts on public radio and the web.

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They've engaged in capturing the stories of families through animated short films.

Here the latest, called 'No More Questions!' which is art directed by Bill Wray. he's an outstanding artist and I had the opportunity of meeting him years ago. he was a member of AN on the old forums as well.



Their website: http://storycorps.org
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Postby Charles » Thu May 05, 2011 9:45 am

From 'No More Questions!' to 'Q&A'...

Joshua Littman, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome, interviews his mother, Sarah. Joshua's unique questions and Sarah's loving, unguarded answers reveal a beautiful relationship that reminds us of the best—and the most challenging—parts of being a parent.

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Postby Charles » Thu May 05, 2011 12:28 pm

StoryCorps explains...

The great oral historian Studs Terkel was an inspiration to StoryCorps, and he was also an early participant in the project. In this animated short, he speaks out on what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Thu May 05, 2011 10:10 pm

The story of 'Danny and Annie' is a moving one that will touch you.

Spend a few minutes out of your busy day to see what I'm talking about.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Sat May 07, 2011 1:03 am

Another story of a family's sentimental journey courtesy of StoryCorps.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:27 am

Here's another entry in the StoryCorps series.

'Miss Devine' the Sunday school teacher. Backgrounds are by Bill Wray.

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Postby Charles » Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:41 am

This one's entitled 'John and Joe' and is narrated by their father, who is a New York City firefighter. Both of his sons followed in his footsteps and became firefighters as well. His boys perished in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The video went up just two months ago.

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Postby Charles » Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:58 pm

In this StoryCorps video, an American soldier who fought during World War 2 recounts the night when he shot and killed a German soldier and is troubled by it all his life.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:19 am

Another StoryCorps video that will move you. This is Thanksgiving Day in the US. Watch this. It helps us to appreciate the wonderful people that we have in our lives. There's so much in life to be grateful for. Let's embrace it while we have it.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:46 pm

There's nothing like the loss of someone you love. The emotional pain can be devastating.

Sometimes it cripples, sometimes it straightens you up.

Some of the StoryCorps videos deal with the loss of loved ones in the attack of September 11, 2001.

Even in death, there's the hope that they'll be together again someday.

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:43 am

A new StoryCorps video is out.

Funding Provided by:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
National Endowment for the Arts

In partnership with POV.

Special thanks to Cincinnati Public Schools.

'A Family Man'

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
Art Direction: Bill Wray
Producers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike Rauch
Animation: Tim Rauch
Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo & Nadia Reiman
Music: Fredrik
Label: The Kora Records
Publisher: House of Hassle

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Re: StoryCorps Animation

Postby Charles » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:17 pm

A new episode of Storycorps is available to view. This one deals with the new kid in class and the problem of shortening the name "Facundo" to something more Anglo. From The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts. Directed by The Rauch Brothers and art directed by Bill Wray.

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Postby Charles » Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:21 am

The latest animated video from StoryCorps. This one's called "Sundays at Rocco's"...

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Postby Charles » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:23 pm

A new animated short from StoryCorps is out. This one's entitled "Marking the Distance"...

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