Interactive Documentaries and Storytelling: Creator Hangout with Elaine McMillion Sheldon

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During our last Creator Hangout, our documentary film lead Liz Cook chatted with Elaine McMillion Sheldon. Elaine is a multi-award winning documentary filmmaker and visual artist. In 2012, she used Kickstarter to help fund her Peabody award-winning interactive documentary, Hollow.

Watch the video from our Hangout to learn more about how Elaine:

  • Brought the story of “Hollow” front and center in her campaign messaging.
  • Kept backers engaged throughout all of the phases of her campaign.
  • Budgeted her time, especially when it came to rewards.
  • Thinks about the many mediums of storytelling.


Head here to find out who we’ll be talking to during our next Creator Hangout.