The Campfire Stories Blog

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

Trailer For Our Next Film

Trailer For Our Next Film

Emma Ringqvist is a solo sailing woman who spent 164 days alone on the Atlantic. ”The Art of Slowing Down Time” is a 30 min documentary about exploring loneliness and leaving the modern day rat race behind.

Pella Thiel | Nature’s Rights

Pella Thiel | Nature’s Rights

Pella Thiel is an ecologist and the founder of the Swedish Transition Network. Here we talk about Nature’s Rights, and why it’s such a powerful idea.

Kolonien | Full Documentary Series

Kolonien | Full Documentary Series

The family band Kolonien started out as a protest band for the green movement. As the converging crises of our times have intensified, the band is maturing into a potent voice for a more beautiful world.

From Burned Out To A Simpler Way

From Burned Out To A Simpler Way

Sandra Falkeborn became burned out and realised she needed to downshift her life. She quit her job and built her own 11 square meter tiny house.

Interview with Mattias Olsson

Interview with Mattias Olsson

Mattias Olsson, founder of Campfire Stories, is interviewed by Andy Cahill on the podcast “The Wonder Dome”.

Andy Frank and the Highvalley Market

Andy Frank and the Highvalley Market

Andy Frank and the HighValley Market. A celebration of a neighbourhood and the co-creation of a resilient community. A clip from our upcoming film ”Journey Into Transition”.

Trailer for Film on Transition

Trailer for Film on Transition

“What if my actions actually matter?” That’s a six word sentence with some pretty big implications. A trailer for our next film.

Kolonien | A Documentary Series | EP01

Kolonien | A Documentary Series | EP01

Episode one of a five part film series on the Swedish folk music band Kolonien, which consists of Anna Möller, Mischa Grind, Erik Rask and Arvid Rask.

Food Fermentation – an Introduction

Food Fermentation – an Introduction

This is a how-to video with Brigid LeFevre, exploring the beautiful art of food fermentation. A master class introduction from one of the very best.

My Bicycle Challenge

My Bicycle Challenge

Changing daily habits: This is what happened when I challenged myself to bike to work every day for a year.

Clearcutting is dead

Clearcutting is dead

The modern forestry model of clearcutting is no longer modern. In fact, it’s dead. But the forestry industry hasn’t caught up to this fact yet. And as evolution will tell you: those unwilling or unable to adapt, will die.

Two Films on Fertility

Two Films on Fertility

Two new films are in the making: one on the fertility of the soil and one on the fertility of the body.

Symposium on Compassion

Symposium on Compassion

With Charles Eisenstein, Campfire Stories, Films For Action and special guest Fritzi Horstman of the Compassion Prison Project.

Patreon Revamped

Patreon Revamped

That’s right people – we’ve updated our Patreon page with new tiers and rewards!

Song of the Earth

Song of the Earth

Something unexpected happened on the way to the herb garden.

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.

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