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AboutFace: Veterans with PTSD

Veterans who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, and who are still alive, have a 30% chance of suffering PTSD in their lifetime. Women suffer PTSD at almost twice the rate of men.

Marlene Diaz felt that being Nuyorican — … Read More

Go on a ride with the Banksy of Flowers

Recovering from the last election, Lewis Miller wanted to make a difference. About once a month, a magnificent arrangement of thousands of dollars of flowers lands on the corner of a NYC Street in the trash can. A few … Read More

Summer workshops

I loved teaching around the globe each summer where new places bring different graces. If you’d like me to teach something in your world or lead a workshop about visual journalism, reach out and we can set something up. … Read More

11 Nov '16

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Silo City: a short 360 video story

When I was a kid, our neighbor worked at General Mills, downtown, near the Buffalo River, where giant structures stood in their own city. He’d sometimes bring home a grab bag of goodies for us, things like Lucky Charms, Captain … Read More

05 May '15

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Bob Sacha = Director + Cinematographer

I wanted to create a visual portfolio that concentrated on storytelling and not just a flashy bunch of cool images cut to generic beat driven sound track. I wanted to show moments I captured from real life; not staged … Read More

Good Ethics vs. Good Storytelling & What We Crave

There’s a nice article in the New York Times magazine about my favorite radio show, RadioLab. And there is a fantastic interactive that the New York Times Magazine created isolating some of their storytelling sounds.

RadioLab is a … Read More

Internet = empowerment? censorship?

Brilliant!! (animated) storytelling about web, censorship and democracy by web scholar

Evgeny Morozov tries to put all the pieces together, visually.

Or what else you can do instead of showing a boring talking head.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk8x3V-sUgU&feature=player_embedded#at=60[/youtube]

and here a video … Read More

2013 workshops

“Bob Sacha taught me to think about storytelling in a completely different, and much more effective, way than I ever had before.” … Chris Linder, photographer, scientist and multimedia producer

“Bob Sacha changed the way I work. … Read More

Teaching Multimedia, part 1

This was the first advanced multimedia class I’ve taught on my own and the 9 students at the Maine Media Workshops who stuck it out to the end of the week produced some great work. Everyone’s favorite was this piece … Read More

Teaching Multimedia, part 2

Hannele Lahti is somehow able to get people to tell her the most amazing stories. She reported and shot this story as part of the week long MultiMedia Masterclass with me at the Maine Media Workshops in August 2010

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