How Stories Change Our Brains, According to Science

Our brains are changing. The mind transforms and we change how we act with each story we hear or watch. Through brain scans, neuroscientists have found that visual and auditory stimuli elicit physical and emotional responses beyond prior belief. Scientists have known...

6 Resolutions from Gainesville Humans to Inspire You in 2017

At ANY point, you have the power to DECIDE to change your life. And yet there's no doubt that the New Year inspires a sense that we are granted a clean slate. With another revolution of the sun, we feel a renewed sense of hope and motivation to improve our lives....

Story & Sale: Tell Your Story, Sell Yourself

Story & Sale is an exclusive monthly newsletter from Betterme Productions on how to tell your story and sell yourself. If you belong to a nonprofit or social enterprise on a mission to make the world better, then you have an important story that needs to be told...

Why the World Needs More Positive Media

With the growth of Facebook and our online communities over the last ten years the world has seen an unsettling rise in negative media. Are we worse off than we were in the past or are we simply more inundated with stories that stoke fear and produce anxiety? It's...

BettermeTV Episode 1

The mission of Betterme Productions is to help people and organizations tell their stories through video. From the beginning, we wanted to create a platform for these stories and for the spreading of ideas through a web-series. We wanted to offer local organizations...

The Faces of One Spark 2015

We went to One Spark, the world's largest crowdfunding festival, to seek out passionate individuals who believe in a different reality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlvTEMQYUGo Thank you for inspiring us with your visions of a better world. Watch all 14 One Spark...

The Memory Garden: A Place of Solace for Suicide Survivors

There are some things in life that happen that are out of our control. We don’t wish them upon us. We punish ourselves for not taking action to change the outcome. We can’t seem to  come to terms with the reality that we are faced with. Memory Garden is a place where...

9 Social Innovators We Interviewed At One Spark

On April 9, the Betterme Productions team took a trip to Jacksonville for the chance to see some amazing social innovators showcasing their work at One Spark, the world's largest crowd funding festival. Sami and Chris were joined by Alex Sanchez, a talented...

The Dream of a Traveling Rock Operetta: Making of the Video

BRANDON TELG I met Blu Fogarty in 2010. He told me about his dream to create a traveling rock operetta with a social mission. He and I were both Stage Management students at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Over the next few years, I saw him develop his...

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Betterme Productions is a Gainesville, FL video production company with an emphasis on authentic storytelling. As a leader in your organization, you have a unique perspective to share about the mission and vision of your...