“Red Chair Sessions” Part 3: A Slave to Apathy

Posted by Justin Little on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 5:58 pm.

As I mentioned in my last blog, Red Chair Session Part 2: Becoming a Storyhunter. I was able to hear the stories of people in Germany that blew me away. Listening to stories about where they had come from, where they had gone, and how they had arrived where they were when I met them. […]

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Visual Storytelling through Editing

Posted by Shane McCallum on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 11:40 am.

Stories are a fascinating aspect of our society. We can all think of a story that has had some significance to us in our lives; a family story, a religious story, a story about a night out with friends, or a story of hardships in life and how we overcame the odds. At BlueShoe Media, […]

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“Red Chair Sessions” Part 2: Becoming a Storyhunter

Posted by Justin Little on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 5:25 pm.

This installation of the “Red Chair Sessions” series is going to focus on the year that led up to me becoming a storyhunter and leaving on a storyhunting venture to Germany. I want to continue where I left off in the last blog (see part 1 of this series) by beginning the telling of my […]

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“Red Chair Sessions” Part 1: Sitting in the Red Chair

Posted by Justin Little on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 11:00 am.

A couple weeks ago I was chatting with a friend and he told me how he liked to hear people’s stories. Whenever he wanted to hear someone’s story, he had a saying: he would “put them in the red chair.” This got me thinking and sparked an idea. I bought a red chair and wanted […]

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Your Guide to Online Learning Platforms for Creators

Posted by Eryn Ramsey on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

  As creators, our field is ever-evolving. Each year, new gear and upgraded software are released, rendering the previous year’s innovations all but outdated by providing just a little more speed or dynamic range or customizability. In this industry of constant technological turnover, a creator must embrace growth. We need to practice and upgrade our […]

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Theresa Storck: My Dear Friend

Posted by Justin Little on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 12:30 am.

“Pure Happenstance” In my mind I don’t often see life full of coincidences, and by often I mean never. I truly think that every moment and every opportunity has a place and is a chance to impact and improve who we are as people and make us more capable of helping ourselves and those around us. That […]

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Tyree: The Fighter for Life

Posted by Justin Little on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 7:03 pm.

  Tyree the Boxer While I was in Köln, I had the chance to meet a fantastic guy named Tyree. He is someone who goes to church with Theresa (her story still to come) and she told me that he would not only be interested in sharing his story, but that it was one that […]

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Teaching Role Models of Our Global Community

Posted by Justin Little on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 10:54 pm.

  Meeting the Schäper(d)s of Germany While traveling through Germany, I decided to spend the weekend in a city called Köln (which is Cologne outside of Germany) with a friend that I met while in the States, Amy. We spent some time in an Air BNB while exploring the city and met the wonderful Theresa […]

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Meeting a Guide: Friederike Pfeiffer-de Bruin

Posted by Justin Little on Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 6:32 pm.

  Meeting my Guide The context in which Rike and I met is one of the most important aspects of our friendship. I spent my entire first day in Germany traveling, and only thanks to Rike did I actually make it to my appropriate destination without needing to sleep on a train or waste extra time […]

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Freund of a Friend

Posted by Justin Little on Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 2:00 am.

One Connection to Start it All The most intimidating and abrasive part of my journey in the beginning was the lack of structure. I was set up to go to Germany for 3 weeks, had my tickets in and out of München (Munich), and a lot of time to figure everything else out as I […]