What are Family History Videos and why are they the new favorite way for families to preserve their stories? Family History Videos are memoirs on video that capture a family’s stories and history for younger generations to know.
Stories are captured through filmed interviews and then edited together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia. Titles, chapters, music and more are often added throughout. The finished movie is a modern-day heirloom that preserves a family’s stories in their own words.
Best of all, family history videos can be easily duplicated and shared so every family member can have their own copy to pass down.
From Public Space to Private Lives
A few years back only professional movie studios, world renowned film makers, and documentarians could do justice to any kind of documentary production. Not only was the cost and production process far bigger in scope than what any one person could undertake, but the subject matter had to have wide-spread appeal. After all, how many people want to see a movie about the family next door?
Today, there is a new breed of professional documentary producer. One that specializes in working solely with families to capture their stories – real stories of real people. These producers give families a way to preserve their history so it won’t be lost to fading memories.
What do Family History Videos include?
Family History Videos are designed to a family’s needs. Below are just a few examples:
- Some families focus on bringing the family tree to life by capturing the family history as recalled by multiple family members.
- Others keep the focus closer to the present by capturing the life story of a parent or grandparent, from early childhood up to today.
- Still others choose to document a special family event or experience – such as summers spent on a grandparent’s farm – and begin a tradition that will inspire others to do the same.
There is no right way to preserve a family’s stories, history and memories. That is why Family History Videos offer such unique appeal.
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To learn more about capturing your family stories for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know, visit us at FamilyTreeVideo.com.
A Family History Video is a modern-day heirloom your family will treasure for generations to come.
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