Meet The Crew: Documentary Outreach to Morocco 2024

Below is a photo and a brief bio of each of our crew members and outreach leaders. Take a moment to get to know your fellow storytellers before we start this adventure. Establishing connections now will help make this an amazing and impactful experience for everyone.

Meet The Crew: Storytelling Expedition to Guatemala 2024

Below is a photo and a brief bio of each crew member traveling with us on the Storytelling Expedition to Guatemala. Take a moment to get to know your fellow storytellers before embarking on this adventure. Building connections now will help make this an amazing and impactful experience for everyone.

What is the difference? Documentary Outreach vs Storytelling Expedition

At Actuality Abroad, we believe in the transformative power of storytelling. Our unique educational travel experiences—Documentary Outreach and Storytelling Expedition—are designed to immerse participants in the art of documentary storytelling while exploring vibrant cultures and communities around the globe. While both trips offer incredible opportunities to develop storytelling skills, they cater to different interests and schedules. Here’s what sets each apart and what they have in common.

DOCUMENTARY STORY SUMMARY: AN ESSENTIAL BLUEPRINT

A story – at its core – is a telling of an event crafted to engage an audience.

What elements are essential to command attention?

In the realm of documentary filmmaking, you figure this out during the transition from research to planning. Creating the story summary is crucial moment, when you finally able to define the backbone of your narrative. This is not merely a step in the process; it’s an art form that involves weaving together crucial elements to ensure your audience is not just watching, but experiencing and engaging with your narrative.

Here’s how you can craft a compelling story summary that will serve as the foundation of your documentary production.