Storymobile is a moveable community engagement space that makes it easy to collect your stories.
Collect your stories at Storymobile, an invention of the Saint Paul Almanac.
Storymobile involves a team of filmmakers, audio makers, and writers, who work with individuals and groups in writing, speaking, performing, and recording the stories of their lives.
Standard Event Rate: $3000 for 2 hours.
-Before your event, we consult with you on your goals for the event and together devise questions with your objectives in mind.
-Storymobile arrives at your event one hour early and sets up.
-For two hours we ask participants questions and collect stories. Stories are filmed and podcasted. Three-to-five of our professional interviewers collect stories at the same time.
-Within fourteen days we deliver to you in Dropbox an archive of all the stories we collected at your event. The Dropbox includes professionally edited 3-minute and 6-minute films; edited podcasts (usually ten or more); multiple short films of individual interviews (usually between 25 and 50).
-Stories can also be archived in the Minnesota Digital Public Library’s permanent collection as a record of the event for future generations.
We do provide a sliding scale for small nonprofits working in communities of color.
Transport Size–this is generally the smallest size, use this to determine fit through doors, etc. (LxWxH): The Elf is 9′ x 4’0.25″ x 5’1″ and the Storymobile Trailer is 9’ x 43” x 5’
Fits through double door, on a bike trailer (can go on car trailer for locations further afield).
Footprint–how much space is ideal for basic set-up (LxWxH): 30’ x 20’ x 7’
Additional Specification Details:
The Storymobile is based in St Paul, please be in touch to determine our availability for your location.
St Paul Almanac
based in St Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul Almanac is a literary-centered arts organization. We share stories across cultures and cultivate dialogue to promote understanding, relationships, and collaborative action. saintpaulalmanac.org
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