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May 13, 2013 – Verissima Productions wins two 2013 Telly Awards
Verissima Productions won two 2013 Telly Awards for its film “Freemasonry and the American Flag”. One in the category of Motivational Films and in the category of for History and Biography.
May 12, 2013 – “Revolutionary Voices” featured in Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
Verissima Productions will begin shooting their latest project, “Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film”, at the Rindge Historical Society on May 14. The shoot will focus on the life of Eleazer Blake, a Revolutionary War sergeant and New Hampshire native. Click here to read the Ledger-Transript article, and to learn more about the shoot and Eleazer Blake.
March 26, 2013 – Verissima Productions Featured on Front Page of Family Business Magazine
We are honored to have been featured as the lead story in Massachusetts Family Business Magazine’s lastest issue. Thank you to our colleagues and friends for your support and encouragement. We are happy to be able to bring exposure to legacy videos, and the importance of recording personal family histories. Click Here to read the article!
March 13, 2013 – Personal History Makes the New York Times at last!
We are so happy that our colleague in Texas, Stefani Twyford, who does similar work to ours, is featured in this week’s retirement section of the Times. Click Here to read the article!
February 27, 2013 – Kickstarter Campaign for “Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film” Launched
In order to reach our goal of producing a film based on Maureen Taylor’s “Last Muster” books, we have launched a Kickstarter campaign. Fore more detailed information, to watch the video trailer or to contribute to the cause, click here!
November 16, 2012 – Creative Director Rob Cooper featured in Washington and Lee Magazine
Our Creative Director, Rob Cooper was featured in the “Milestones” section of the Washington and Lee alumni magazine for his work at Verissima Productions. Click here to read the article!
November 15, 2012 – Verissima’s video tribute to Daniel Maher Stained Glass featured on the front page of the Somerville Patch
Verissima Productions started a blog with the Somerville Patch online newspaper in which we feature interesting artisans, chefs, small business owners and residents of the Somerville and Cambridge communities. Our first piece is a tribute to Daniel Maher, a talented stained glass artist and long time resident of Magoun Square. Our video was so well received that is was featured on the front page of the Somerville Patch website. Click here to view the video!
October 24, 2012 – Verissima’s latest project, “Revolutionary Voices”, featured in NEHGS Newsletter
Verissima’s newest undertaking, “Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film” was featured in the lastest edition of the New England Historical Genealogical Society’s Newsletter, “The Weekly Genealogist”. Click here to see the article!
September 27, 2012 – Verissima Announces Collaboration with Maureen Taylor on “Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film”
Verissima Productions will partner with Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, to create “Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film”. The project will be based on Maureen Taylor’s book, “The Last Muster”, which uncovers and discusses photos of Revolutionary War veterans and their families. To learn more about this film, click here and view the “Revolutionary Voices” website. Also, be sure to listen to Marueen Taylor’s interview on Blog Talk Radio in which she discusses “Revolutionary Voices” and “The Last Muster”.
August 30, 2012 – Verissima Featured on The Boomer and the Babe Radio Show
Verissima Productions was chosen by Pete Peters of The Boomer and the Babe Show to be the focus of their one hour radio program. The talk radio show, which discusses a wide range of topics that Boomer-aged Americans are interested in, airs in Arizona to a potoential audience of about 1.4 million Boomers. The show is also available to the rest of the country and the world streaming online via Blog Talk Radio. Click here to listen to Verissima’s interview, which explored such topics as ways to record you family’s stories, and Verissima’s experiences creating family and organizational history videos.
July 11, 2012 – Verissima Authors Blog for the Association of Personal Historians
Verissima’s blog, “Exploring Baby Bigfoot: Simple Video, Powerful Story,” written for the Association of Personal Historians, demonstrates a son’s recognition of and connection to his father’s personal history, and explains why his tribute video to his dad works remarkably well. View the blog here!
June 28, 2012 – Verissima Wins a Telly Award
Verissima earned a Telly Award in the category of history and biography for our portrait of a Texas couple. Click here to view a clip from the winning video.