Plum Projects

Life-changing documentary storytelling in the classroom

By: Kelly Daley

COPE24’s “Life-Line” is the first production in a new video series entitled “Elements.” It features five women who became pregnant as teenagers. COPE24’s mission is to reduce child abuse and neglect. This documentary-style production is being shown in classrooms around the U.S.
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Celebrating a hero with the Red Cross of Southeast Wisconsin

This is the second year we’ve had the honor of working with the Red Cross of Southeast Wisconsin on their annual Brave Hearts: Heroes Among Us campaign. Brave Hearts is the largest fundraising gala of the year for the Red Cross and celebrates our local everyday heroes.

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Real Fun: Our Wisconsin State Park Story

Produced by: Gary Cline

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism had started an initiative to enhance it’s website TravelWisconsin.com with video.  They wanted content that showed real people with real stories about vacationing in Wisconsin. They found a young guy who set and achieved a goal to visit every single Wisconsin state park, trail, and wildlife area in on year.  He had some challenges but he made it happen.

Our challenge telling his story was that we had to demonstrate the feeling of him "on the move” while only having time to shoot him visiting two parks in a successive afternoon and morning.  We’re always up for a good challenge!  While I’d have loved to have followed him to every amazing park in Wisconsin, I think the results were very effective, impactful, and fun. 

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