Content With Purpose

Video Storytelling For Mission-Driven Companies

Stories that Make an Impact

Our experienced international team runs like a newsroom—searching for the most compelling and relevant angle for the target audience. We measure success by the reach and impact of each video.

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Welcome to Story Based Brands. We are a video production company based in Portland, Oregon. With a combined 17 years of video storytelling under our belt, we use the power of authentic and compelling stories to help mission-driven brands connect with their audiences across platforms.

Landing Page Videos

Courses & Tutorials

Customer Testimonials

Product Launch Videos

Strategic Campaigns

YouTube Trailers+Series

Conference Coverage

Narrated Videos

Upcoming Trainings

How To Make Videos People Actually Watch

Date: Coming Soon · Time: 2:30pm-4pm · Location: Zoom · Cost: $19

Now more than ever, people are spending their days scrolling. The opportunity has never been greater to connect with your online community. However, this also means that competition for attention and eyeballs is at an all-time high.

In this interactive Zoom workshop, we will discuss what makes a video watchable and shareable. Through case studies and evaluating your videos, we’ll cover tips, tricks and techniques that will improve your videos immediately.

Quinn’s Video Storytelling Philosophy

Sticky Intro→ Compelling Body→ Memorable Outro

For any length of video, following these tried-and-true principles will ensure that you keep your audience interested and engaged to the end. Together, we’ll go through your videos and evaluate each section… complete with game time tools you can take with you to get more views, likes, and shares on future videos. We’ll also discuss video length and how to turn one shoot into multiple weeks (or months) of video content.

Who is this workshop for?

  • Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs who want their videos to get watched
  • Video Producers & Videographers
  • Communications & Marketing Professionals

Hi, I'm Quinn...

and I’m on a mission to help businesses and organizations connect more deeply and have a bigger impact through video.

Native to Portland, I moved to New York City to pursue my childhood dream of becoming an investigative reporter. There, I co-produced a documentary on the NYPD’s Stop & Frisk policy (which now has over eight million views and is mentioned in a federal ruling). Next up, I reported courtside at the 2016 Summer Olympics in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. My stories aired in 256 countries, reaching a TV audience of over one billion.

From there, I ventured off to Europe and beyond—spending several years writing, producing & directing videos, and teaching video workshops. While living in Cape Town, I decided it was time to move home to focus on one goal: use my journalistic lens and passion for stories to support mission-driven companies. So far, so good. My corporate videos have been breaking records around the world and I’ve built Story Based Brands to support products and services that make a positive impact worldwide.

Past Workshops

What: Using Video To Connect In Uncertain Times
For: University of Portland, Pamplin School of Business
Where: Virtual Learning Lab

What: 5 Ways To Make Videos People Actually Watch
For: World Domination Summit
Where: Portland, Oregon

What: The Art of Connecting Through Stories
For: Nonprofit Professionals Now
Where: Portland, Oregon

What: Ethical Storytelling in the Age of Social Media
For: SAE Media Institute
Where: Cape Town, South Africa

What: Elements of Effective Video Storytelling
For: Nomad Cruise
Where: Crossing the Atlantic

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Story Based Brands is a video production company based in Portland, OR. We specialize in landing page videos, how-to videos, conference coverage, social media ad campaigns, and video courses for mission-driven companies.



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