Chances are you’ve seen photo boards or a photo slide show at a funeral. Increasingly, families are looking for new and personal ways to honor the memory of a loved one. Legacy film making is one way to do that.
A legacy film is, quite simply, a short film that preserves the stories, personality and legacy of an individual or family. Films can be created by the family using a smart phone and simple editing software, or a professional can be hired to create a film from start to finish.
Download our Legacy Filmmaking Guide to learn how you can make a film tribute for a loved one.
After having to flee Hungary due to WWII, Shari Kadar meets an art teacher who inspires her to create a stone statue to tell her story. Her inspiration transforms into a life-long passion and, as Shari shares in the video, "When compulsion hits you when you are an artist, you can turn it into a blessing. So, I started to share it."
Meet Cookie and Queen, a cute, funny couple who talk about their family, their love for each other and advice for young couples today.
Meet two generations of women and see how the life of a grandmother and history of the country is shaping the world her granddaughter lives in today.
A Vietnam veteran, a firefighter, an activist. Through the lens of a fallen friend, meet George Banda, who struggled with PTSD but found the strength to serve his community and his country decades after the war ended.
As a community leader, Tio Lino offers hope in one of the largest slums in Latin America. To prevent children dying from drugs, he swaps guns for brushes and cameras and encourages them to embrace the arts through painting and photography.
A single mom and her children on a road trip out west to say goodbye to their husband and father following his unexpected death.