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Story & Heart

Get paid to do what you love. Meet other awesome filmmakers.

Story & Heart is a collaborative filmmaking community and story-driven video licensing platform. We’re a safe haven—built by storytellers, for storytellers—giving you the space, support, and skills to tell the stories you want to tell.

  • Make money

    Our connections with the best and biggest agencies and brands will get your stories the exposure they deserve. Each license sold gets you paid a 50% royalty. In addition, take part in Story & Heart custom projects complete with great day rates and licensing royalties.

  • Do what you love

    We know your time is valuable and you want nothing more than to tell stories—not upload footage. That’s why we built a custom, easy-to-use platform and offer a free footage cutting services to make sharing your stories as painless as possible. Yes, that’s right—we’ll cut, color, sound mix, upload and tag your footage for free.

  • Keep telling real stories

    We’re not another cheesy stock video company comprised of disparate clips. You’re a storyteller, and you tell real stories—full of life and authenticity—complete with beginnings, middles and ends. Those are what we license at Story & Heart. You know…the stories you already create and love sharing.

  • Collaborate with awesome filmmakers

    We place heavy value on reciprocal relationships and trust. Your fellow Story & Heart Community members all share your passion and desire to collaborate. There are no egos and takers—we are a community of givers and honesty.

  • Get better at what you do

    Being a member of our Community gives you access to the Academy of Storytellers, our online filmmaking school taught by the best and nicest filmmakers in the industry, including: Stillmotion, Joe Simon, Gnarly Bay and more.

  • Take better projects

    Making extra money and forging collaborative relationships with other storytellers allows you to turn away jobs you don't want and accept bigger and more daring projects. The entire Story & Heart Community is here to help you on your journey as a filmmaker.

Ready to Join Story & Heart?

Our application is a little unconventional, so make sure you've got 10-15 minutes set aside to answer the questions before you dive in. We promise it will be worth every second. We can't wait to meet you.

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