Name: Storybeat Studio
Legal Name: Storybeat Studio
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Founder(s): Lisa Weiss
Social Media: 43 followers on LinkedIn, 177 likes on Facebook, 122 followers on Instagram
Industry: Global Enterprise Video Market
Size: $14B in 2018 (Source: Reports and Data)
Future: $24.09B by 2026 (Source: Reports and Data)
There is no medium more effective than videos to tell a story. This is something that Storybeat Studio, a Chicago-based cinematic production company, believes in.
Thus, it helps companies bring their campaign messaging and concepts to life through carefully designed and shot videos to suit multiple formats. Led by an Emmy Award-winning producer, Lisa Weiss, the startup conceptualizes and creates everything from short films and documentaries to video campaigns.
According to the Storybeat Studio website, its team has a collective experience of 20+ years in broadcast storytelling. They help clients find the ‘rhythm’ for the story they wish to tell. Then, everything from ideation to scripting and production is managed end-to-end by the startup.
The production house also helps record podcasts, audio interviews, and online courses as part of its diverse range of offerings.
Origin and Founding Team
Storybeat Studio founder Lisa Weiss is a three-time Emmy Award-winner and founder of a media consultancy firm. She is also the founder of Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, an Emmy award-winning daytime series.
According to her LinkedIn profile, Weiss started working on Storybeat Studio in September 2018.
Soon, Bobby Brooks, alumnus of the University of Southern California, and Beth Augustine, Emmy award winner and alumnus of the University of Dayton, joined her in the venture. She had met Brooks and Augustine while they were working together at Oprah’s Harpo Studios.
In their careers, the trio has individually created content for personalities such as President Barack Obama, Dr. Maya Angelou, Michael Jordan, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
Performance and Trends
According to CBInsights, Storybeat Studio raised funding in February 2019 from investors such as 1871. Also, its annual revenue is estimated to be $30,064, according to Manta.
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