We are Lynn and Bob Gillen. We love film. We love storytelling. We want to inspire you make your own movies. Develop the stories you’re passionate about.

IMG_0241We’ve talked to many filmmaking and media professionals. Over 60 interviews are featured here. There’s so much to learn from the pros. We hope they inspire and educate you in your own filmmaking and storytelling careers.

The digital storyteller’s lifestyle focuses on awareness. The stories run through your head constantly. Locations and camera inspirations jump out at you wherever you go.

Our motto – imagination and tenacity. Find and nourish your idea, then work without stopping until your story screens or appears in print.

Our own story includes producing a children’s how-to dance video, working in video production, writing treatments and screenplays, and writing articles on music production and performance.

“Story is what touches people. Story is what changes lives. And that’s what we do here.”

We spent many hours on the set of the TV drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, for which we wrote history resource guides. We also wrote 60 online teacher resource guides for articles appearing in a national print magazine.

Please enjoy the site. And share it with your friends.


“It’s never all in the script. If it were, why make the movie?”

Nicholas Ray, director “Rebel Without a Cause.”

“Nothing human is foreign to us.”

Edward G. Robinson

“(It has been said that) as actors we put on a mask. I think as actors, we take off a mask.”

Chazz Palminteri

“The 21st century will be a search for meaning. We’re going to find meaning in stories that tell us who we are. Story was the principal tool of Jesus Christ, the Bible, The Torah, Abe Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt. Story is what touches people. Story is what changes lives. And that’s what we do here.”

Bob Rogers, BRC Imagination Arts