Filming Camp Bil-O-Wood

My wife Chelsea is a Camp Bil-O-Wood Voyageurette.  There are only about 100 in existence and it’s a title she proudly shares with her two sisters who also have their “hat”.  Each Voyageurette (and Voyageur, the male equivalent) are granted a funky blue, red and white beret style cap, their name on a plaque, and a life-long honor  – but …

Filming time-lapses of a wedding reception

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa approached me this winter to inquire about some timelapse and video work.  We discussed a lot of fun ideas, and the first project that came out of the brainstorming was this promo for the Sunrise to Sunset photo contest. For that video I shot some new time-lapses over a few days and was also …

Test Post

Sweet, I think I may have finally found the tool I’ve been searching for in order to blog in a fast and elegant manner.   At the moment, I totally I dig blogo. 

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 …