We’re here for you.

“We are here to help each other get through this thing, whatever it is.” – Mark Vonnegut Colleagues, friends, and family – we want you all to know that STOBO is here for you, and we aren’t going anywhere. Sure, we’ve all run away to our homes for the time […]

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Portland Press Herald talks with Jen Widor Smith about the making of projection show.

Meteorites: The Epic Story of Our Origins

The Portland Press Herald recently interviewed me (Jen) for an article about our immersive 3D project created for the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum. We are so thankful to the PPH for their ongoing support of Maine indie filmmaking, and honestly, it’s rewarding to see our work highlighted in a […]

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Charlotte receives award from Equality Maine

Three Cheers for Charlotte!

This year marks thirty-five years that the organization, EqualityMaine, has been championing the rights and safety of LGBTQ+ Mainers. We are especially proud of our colleague, Charlotte Warren, for her contributions to this organization and community. She has worked tirelessly over the years to bring people’s stories and experiences to […]

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STOBO turns 1 yrs old

The Story Board Turns One!

January marks the one year anniversary for when this crazy crew came together. It’s been a busy year of settling into a new studio with new collaborators, new projects in development AND a new team member. Rachel Attwood Mistler is now a full-time Stobo-er! Rachel brings years of experience producing […]

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IFP and the Big Apple

We’re excited to be spending a week in NYC this September for IFP’s Independent Film Week along with writer/director, Derek Kimball, and his new script A Winter Table.  New York City-based Independent Filmmaker Project was founded in 1979, and is the largest and oldest not-for-profit dedicated to independent film. It connects […]

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Complex Female Protagonists

Congratulations to Kate Kaminski for her work with the Bluestocking Film Series. Really thought-provoking panels regarding women in film, amazing lineup of short films and fantastic networking opportunities. Each year gets bigger and better! Do you know about The Bechdel Test for movies? It’s a simple test in which the […]

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Meet Rachel

Meet Rachel Moody, Story Board’s First Intern! Rachel is from Saco, Maine and is going into her senior year as a Film & Television student in the College of Communication at Boston University. She hopes to one day be a writer for television or maybe movies, “who knows, whatever pays the […]

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New Digs

The Story Board has moved to a studio in Bayside! Over the past month, we’ve been tearing out walls, ripping down drop ceilings, sanding wood floors and LOTS of painting. We are happy with the results so please stop by and see for yourself – AND there’s plenty of parking […]

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Emerge Film Festival

Emerge Film Festival is happening now – come join the celebration of independent films in the L/A community! As managing director of this year’s festival, Jen hasn’t had much time to sleep the past couple of months but in the end, it’s so worth it.

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T/F Film Festival

Charlotte just returned from the True/False Film Festival in Missouri with the T/F Maine contingency of filmmakers. If you love docs then it’s the place to be!

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One of many rewarding collaborations with KNAPP

KNAPP Warehouse Logistics in Montreal

Off to Canada we go for one of many on-location productions with KNAPP to witness their amazing robotics and state-of-the-art technology.  The weather could have cooperated more – some seriously icy roads. Thanks for driving Phil!

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