The Campfire Stories Blog

Thoughts, ideas and announcements tend to pop up in my mind. Some of them go here.

A Book, a Film, a Pod

A Book, a Film, a Pod

Are you looking for inspiration on what to see, read or listen to? This is an archive in the making that'll likely introduce you to some new and some old acquaintances.
Collaboration is key to getting things done

Collaboration is key to getting things done

I feel blessed to have found a partner to collaborate with in producing the films for Campfire Stories, who not only complements my skill set nicely, but who's also both humble, sharp and insanely talented.
Gardener’s Delight

Gardener’s Delight

Four years ago, when we moved to the country, we didn't know the first thing about growing our own food. But through experimenting, failing, trying again, reading up on gardening blogs and then trying some more, we're now slowly getting the hang of it.
Gods of Trains and Timetables

Gods of Trains and Timetables

Travelling by train allows you to feel the travel - not just skim the top of it. It slows down time. And makes you realise that there are no guarantees or certainties in life.
Film pitch

Film pitch

I saw a commercial from the Swedish logging industry a while ago. It made me feel sick.
Edgetalkers

Edgetalkers

Mattias Olsson, founder of Campfire Stories, interviewed on the podcast Edgetalkers.
A Tale from the Woods

A Tale from the Woods

I just came back from the first production day of a new film I'm working on titled "A Tale from the Woods".
The reviews are in

The reviews are in

A handful of reviews have now come in for the film Morphic Resonance.
State of affairs

State of affairs

Exciting news, free tickets and a general update on the state of affairs at Campfire Stories. A newsletter in video form.
Beyond the daily grind

Beyond the daily grind

An interview with Mattias Olsson of Campfire Stories on the pod "Bortom Ekorrhjulet".
I work for Charles

I work for Charles

It was a sudden realisation that things work in the opposite direction from how I'd been taught. The question isn't "What do I need to do to make enough money to get by?". The question is "What feels the most right to do?".
A (true) Christmas story

A (true) Christmas story

"As it turns out, basic reverse psychology works pretty well with television executives. I told them they couldn't have it. It made them want it."
The Jester

The Jester

It started like this: "I'm going to need some music for that intro." But then it turned into something else.
Starry night, misty morning

Starry night, misty morning

I experimented with filming the night sky once before, so I had a pretty good idea of what my equipment was capable of. I packed my gear and biked down to the little dock near my house where I set up my camera on a tripod.

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