Don’t Eclipse Your Stories
Aug 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Don’t Eclipse Your Stories
I met Angie at a Townsquared meeting in Ballard one spring night. She is the Co-Founder & CEO of LifeCapsule Productions that provide personal documentaries for seniors to capture their stories and wisdom on film as well as video portraits for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
On one of my Christmas visits home I captured some of my grandmother’s stories on film in a pretty homemade fashion, but when she passed suddenly three months later, I shared it with my family as a gift and an honor to Gram.
The family cherishes the video and I was so glad I did the video, just in the nick of time.
Last year, I was volunteering at a retirement home on Greenlake and was hearing stories from amazing folk there. That’s when the light bulb went off ~ these people need their stories preserved too! So we started making films with residents there.
I started doing some research on the web about legacy type videos and realized there wasn’t much in the area. My first google search was generic; it was simply “legacy films for seniors.”
When I clicked on the 2nd result, there was my grandmother’s face staring right at me! My stomach fell out of my body.
I couldn’t believe or understand why she was on that page let alone the internet. She didn’t even know what the internet was! She apparently, unbeknownst to my family, was part of a documentary capturing the stories of seniors in southern Maine, and she was the cover of the
I quickly realized it was grammy looking down on me and giving me her support to charge forward with my new venture. And I never looked back.
Co-Founder & CEO
Thank-you Angie for sharing your story to the Write Heart Memory Community.
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