This video features shooting-stars, sunrises, sunsets, toads, snails, lakes, rivers and dynamic time-lapses from the beautiful Arcadia Dunes- an amazing and protected part of Northern Michigan. Thanks to the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, vital places like this can survive.
Stone Hut Studios created this video for The Pop Nation – A gourmet, vegan, gluten-free, locally sourced Popsicle company in San Francisco – to use for a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a commercial kitchen. They successfully raised $50,000 take their business to the next level!
The SAIL Champion Program is a therapeutic sailing program created by Mental Wellness Counseling and Maritime Heritage Alliance. The program combines traditional sailing skills with therapy to teach leadership, responsibility, and self-awareness in youth at-risk in Northern Michigan. Find out more at www.sailchampion.org
Unity Vibration Kombucha’s mission is to produce the best artisan Kombucha Tea and Kombucha Beer products on the market made with the healthiest ingredients possible. It is our intention to: spread love, health, possibility, joy and bliss into our community and the world, to inspire others to spread their own unique gifts and creativity into their communities and beyond, and to help local farms and causes in the community and the world.
Higher Grounds Trading Co. (highergroundstrading.com) works directly with small-scale coffee farming cooperatives around the world. With a commitment to sourcing high quality specialty organic beans, they go beyond normal fair trade and direct trade relationships with their partners in the field. In this video, Chris Treter, co-founder of Higher Grounds, introduces us to partner farmers at Maya Vinic and explains Higher Grounds’ commitment to just and sustainable business practices. Learn more at highergroundstrading.com
The sights and sounds of my new backyard – the forests and buildings of The Grand Traverse Commons. Formerly the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane built in 1885 (and later renamed the Traverse City State Hospital), the Commons is now one of the United State’s largest historical preservation and redevelopment sites.
Find out more about the place, the community and the history at TheVillageTC.com
Filmed and Edited by Aaron Dennis
Time-lapses shot using the awesome Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine. Find out more at DynamicPerception.com
Filmed using a Panasonic GH2 and a Canon 7D.
Stone Hut Studios’ mission is to help good-for-the-world organizations, companies and causes tell their stories through short online videos.