Since 1999 we’ve used a story driven approach to bring important environmental and conservation issues to the online audience. Many of our projects have included journeys told in a unique, web documentary style. Please take a moment to experience some of the following (listed chronologically, from the most recent to the earliest, productions):
Florida’s Water: Ours To Protect
[Launched, December 2008]
This project, commissioned by the Water Resources Management division of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, is a comprehensive web presence about how water is managed in Florida. The story is told through audio-slideshows, video, and databases of content about multiple watersheds. It’s a visually rich web presence that’s designed to both inspire and inform the audience.
Everglades: Currents of Change
(Launched in 2006)
Yahoo! Pick of the Day, 2006
Winner, Best Interactive, 2007 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
Gold Award Recipient, 2007 W3 Awards
The Everglades is undergoing the largest wetlands restoration project in the world. This web documentary takes the online explorer on a journey through this unique ecosystem to explain the human impacts on the Everglades and efforts to restore the Everglades. This is the companion web presence for the PBS film “Water’s Journey: Everglades.”
Official Honoree, 2007 Webby Awards
(Launched in 2005)
This production is an outgrowth of the web documentaries that we’ve produced in Florida and utilizes a plant database and an Interactive Yard to help teach Floridians how to create low impact landscapes. Funded through a partnership of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the University of Florida, the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program and the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
St. Johns River – Water’s Journey: The River Returns
(Launched in 2004)
This production is about the St. Johns River that begins south of Orlando and flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Jacksonville, Florida. This a 10-part web documentary and travelogue explores this river system, and the human impacts upon it. This is the companion web presence for the PBS film “Water’s Journey: The River Returns,” produced by Wes Skiles.
Wakulla Spring: A Giant Among Us
(Launched in 2003)
This all Flash production is a content feature added to the original FloridaSprings.org site. It’s about Wakulla Spring, one of Florida’s natural wonders, and one of the largest freshwater springs in the world. This virtual experience of Wakulla Spring explores the natural beauty, and the human impacts that threaten its future.
Florida Springs: Protecting Nature’s Gems
(Launched in 2002)
This production was produced for the Florida Springs Task Force of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. It is the companion web presence for the PBS film “Water’s Journey: Hidden Rivers of Florida,” produced by Wes Skiles.
One World Journeys
(Launched in 2000)
This is the project that got us started as a company. An original Fusionspark Media concept launched in April, 2000, One World Journeys includes professionally created web documentary journeys to unique corners of the world, and a story-sharing component called the Journeys Corps of Storytellers.
Here are the expedition documentaries created for One World Journeys: