Backcountry Expedition in Japan

This branded content story explores the origins of Teton Bros, a Polartec brand, that creates high-end outdoor apparel. Story Firm produced and directed this film on location in Hineomata, a village with a population of 616 people located in the highest mountain in Northwest Japan.

Teton Bros and Polartec used this film online and at trade shows to drive investment and innovation.

Beauty Brand Launches New Line

To launch a new line of beauty products, Perricone MD tasked Story Firm to come up with a series of videos showcasing case studies of their ideal customer.

We came up with the concept, produced, directed, and edited a series of videos at studio locations in San Francisco, California. The videos were featured across Perricone MD’s online retailers including Sephora, Ulta, and Nordstrom.

Livestreaming For USA Climbing

USA Climbing came to Story Firm with a problem — they needed to livestream four competitions happening simultaneously over the course of three days in Redmond, Oregon.

We produced 31 individual livestreams during three days of Competition for the Bouldering Youth Nationals and generated over 100,000 organic views on USA Climbing’s YouTube channel. We’ve continued to work with USA Climbing and recently produced the livestreams for the Collegiate National Championships in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Personal Finance Documentary

George Mihaly, Director at Story Firm, helped film Playing With Fire, a feature length documentary about the financial independence movement.

Along with the team at Only Today, George filmed and produced shoots across Oregon, Washington, Iowa, and Hawaii. The film was discussed by The New York Times and has sold out dozens of theaters across the United States and Europe.

Bluegrass Goes Viral

1.3 Million Views across Facebook and YouTube with close to 14,000 shares, this viral live performance by Billy Strings makes our ears perk up and our toes come alive.

Story Firm directed a series of live performance videos for Bluegrass Situation in Portland, Oregon and this video took off. Filmed in one dynamic take, this seven minute video was plucked as Bluegrass Situation’s Best of the Year.


TEDxMtHood 2016

TEDxMtHood is an independently organized TED event hosted annually in Portland, Oregon.

George Mihaly, a former TEDx organizer, directed Story Firm’s filming and editing of TEDxMtHood 2016. In this presentation, Rukaiyah Adams, Chief Investment Officer at Meyer Memorial Trust, shares a glimpse into the challenges she has overcome to becoming a leader in the investment world.

#GSD: Get Stuff Done

Kevin Carroll is an author, speaker and agent for social change.

In this presentation for Creative Mornings Portland, a lecture series for the creative community, Kevin speaks about #GSD, his acronym for “Get Stuff Done”. Story Firm filmed and edited Kevin’s presentation.

iPhone 7 Ad for T-Mobile

iPhone 7 was made available on T-Mobile and we made this fortune-teller ad that was seen millions of times across Snapchat.

Laundry Service came up with the creative concept, and Story Firm handled production and editing.