Connected By Coffee

What is Connected By Coffee?

Dear Friends and Family, Many of you may already know about the new documentary project that Chelsea and I are producing, called Connected By Coffee.   I’m so excited about the story that we have to tell. It’s both sad and hopeful, simple and complex.  And it’s a BIG story.  Many have asked us questions about the film.  It’s a complicated subject, and it takes time to explain, so if your’e short on …

Good review for Stone Hut’s work with Scholastic Freedomflix

We have a long term relationship with Scholastic and have been honored to work on several series’ of videos for several projects including Expert Space, Trueflix,  Freedomflix and more.  These video series are part of interactive websites that schools and libraries can subscribe to.  The videos are just a part of the overall learning experience and they work to get students interested in …

Stone Hut Studios is seeking a communications intern!

We’re an independent film company creating ‘films for a better world’.  We’re seeking an intelligent, positive, self-motivated intern to help us communicate with the world.  This is a work-from-anywhere position, so there are no geographical limitations.  Currently, this is an unpaid internship, but we want it be good stepping stone for launching a career and there is the potential for …

A Big Weekend for The People and The Olive

Dear People and The Olive Supporters, As many of you know, The People And The Olive documentary had it’s world premiere on September 10th, to a sold-out State Theatre in Traverse City, Michigan. It was an amazing evening, and a dream come true to be able to share the film’s message with so many in the hometown of many of …

Just over a year…

Stone Hut Studios has been around for just over a year now – and what a year it has been! Since last July we’ve produced 21 videos promoting the work of great causes, organizations and companies.   And in this time we also created 47 short educational videos.  And last but not least, we’ve also completed our first feature film, …

A Call For Volunteers!

Over the next several weeks Aaron Dennis and Jacob Wheeler will be expanding their seven-part web-series, “The People and The Olive” into a feature length documentary.   The series followed the Run Across Palestine, a 100+ mile, 5 day ultra-marathon to support olive farmers in the the West Bank. The series can be seen as it first appeared here: http://onthegroundglobal.org/the-people-and-the-olive-video-series/ and …

“A Farmer’s Patience” – Kickstarter Update

A Farmer’s Patience By Jacob Wheeler When Aaron Dennis and I hit the ground in the West Bank to document the Run Across Palestine, one of our goals will be to share stories of farmers who love the land and who aren’t that different from farmers in northern Michigan or anywhere else. These farmers have patiently harvested their olive groves …

The People and the Olive – A Documentary Web Series

In February of 2012, journalist Jacob Wheeler and filmmaker Aaron Dennis will follow a team of American and Palestinian athletes as they run the West Bank, from Hebron to Jenin (129 miles over five days) to raise awareness about the struggles facing olive farmers in Palestine. The “Run Across Palestine”, a project of On The Ground aims to reestablish sustainable olive growing practices in …

Almost ready to launch

The website is oh-so-close to launching. Please excuse some of our in-construction elements as we put the finishing touches up. Also, we’re aware of a strange error with our server, which will hopefully be resolved shortly. Check back soon! -Aaron