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MediaStorm® is an award-winning interactive design and video production studio that works with top visual storytellers, interactive designers and global organizations to create cinematic narratives that speak to the heart of the human condition.

MediaStorm® collaborates with a diverse range of clients and is leading the way in the training of the next generation of journalists, teaching them how to harness the power of this craft and to engage and inspire viewers.

The MediaStorm® team possesses a wide range of talent and experience; they come from the photography and television industries, as well as design, journalism, and information technology backgrounds. Their staff is actively sought by prestigious institutions and corporations to lecture and teach about multimedia storytelling as well as strategies for creating successful business models in the digital age.

Their constant interaction with photographers, editors, educators and students throughout the world helps sustain an industry-wide discussion on the promises of multimedia. They offer a variety of workshops and online resources to help others advance their storytelling approaches.

Originally founded in 1994 at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, MediaStorm® relaunched in March of 2005 with a focus on creating cinematic narratives for distribution across a variety of platforms. In 2010, the site underwent a major redesign, improving accessibility and clearly defining their multiple lines of business.

To stay connected with MediaStorm®, sign up for their newsletter, or follow their Blog, Facebook page and Twitter feed.


Take a look and explore MediaStorm® founder and executive producer Brian Storm’s Transom Manifesto about “quality” on the web as the main driver of traffic (besides gossip or sensationalism, or being really funny). Recently published on, Storm’s article dissects three versions of the same story about a New York City Seltzer Man.

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