248 PENCILS

Storytelling Events


 

The Moth

The Moth has live storytelling programs in more than 29 cities.

In Detroit, 248 Pencils has been The Moth’s video resource since 2013.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers

This monthly storytelling event is held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on the third Friday of every month featuring celebrated executive director, curator and host Satori Shakoor. 248 Pencils has captured every story since 2012, and provided livestreaming services since 2015.

Non-Profit


 

Rise-Up Detroit

Working with celebrated historian Junius Williams, Esq. 248 Pencils recorded interviews with six Detroiters who were “foot soldiers” in the Civil Rights Movement and edited them for RiseUpDetroit.org—an interactive website, created to teach the lessons of African American struggles for empowerment in the nation’s major urban centers.

Plymouth Community United Way

248 Pencils has produced Annual Campaign videos and provided other multimedia services for Plymouth Community United Way since 2015.

K-12


 

Cyberbullying

Gale’s acclaimed Global Issues in Context database features short, overview videos to accompany the most-studied topics for High School students. 248 Pencils has produced several dozen of these topical videos to introduce issues and encourage students to dig deeper, as they conduct their curriculum-related research.

Ignition Science—ENERGY

248 Pencils produced videos to introduce each chapter/project in U•X•L Ignition Science: Collaborative Projects, First Edition—an Enhanced eBook designed to provide teachers with curated video content and curriculum-aligned classroom tools, making lesson planning easy with engaging classroom-ready content.

Business


 

GTS—Global Telecom Solutions

Hosting an annual Open House for its vendors, partners and clients, GTS turns their warehouse space into a mini-tradeshow, presentation stage and conference center. 248 Pencils joined them in 2018 and again this year to help them tell the story of this unique event.

Spire—Mobile Surgery

Spire Veterinary Surgery offers mobile surgical service through veterinary clinics in Northern Colorado and along the Front Range of the Rockies. 248 Pencils created a series of videos to promote their mission on social media.