Video Production

Thaler Pekar & Partners has worked around the world, combining our lauded ability to elicit compelling stories with award-winning expertise in capturing dramatic images and commanding content.

You can see our short videos from the US, Ireland (here and here), Northern Ireland, rural South Africa and Cape Town, and Viet Nam, below and on the Thaler Pekar & Partners YouTube Channel.


“Gay and Lesbian Refugees in South Africa: ‘We Thought You’d Accept Us’” was honored with a Telly Award for Social Responsibility. This award-winning video is also being used in staff training by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.


“Ray’s Story: A Death Penalty Mistake – Witness to Innocence” was featured on Upworthy, and has already garnered over 100,000 YouTube views – over 30,000 in just one day. It is the most-viewed video on The Atlantic Philanthropies website.


Thaler reflected on gathering stories and producing “School Rivalry Turned on Its Head. Brilliant Things Happen When…” in Northern Ireland, in Hearing the Stories within the Stories in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Hailed for demonstrating the meaning and impact of shared education, this video has also been given to every member of the Israeli parliament.


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Upcoming Events & Appearances

April 12, 2018
Persuasive Speaking & Storytelling, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers the State University of NJ

March 16, 2018
How to Write an OpEd, Institute for Advanced Study

February 15, 2018
How to Write an OpEd, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers the State University of NJ

February 6-9, 2018
FRANK conference, FL

November 1, 2017
Staff Retreat: Communication & Story Exploration, NYC Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control

October 27, 2017
Storytelling is Only Half the Story, public program, NYC

September 27-29, 2017
Communications Network Conference

September 26, 2017
"The Corporate Communication Function and Social Responsibility", Emerson College, Boston

September 18 & 19, 2017
Oral History Collection, Ireland

September 13, 2017
Storytelling is Only Half the Story: The Value of Narrative Enquiry, Dublin, Ireland

August 16, 2017
NationSwell Council round table, Storytelling for Change, NYC

July 25, 2017
What is Story & Why it Matters to You & Your Clients, public affairs firm, Washington, DC

June 22-25, 2017
Images & Voices of Hope Media Summit

June 22 & 23, 2017
Narrative Team Building Retreat, international nonprofit

June 5, 2017
The Welcome Conference

May 22 & 23, 2017
Communicating Meaning: The Crucial Role of a Leader, public program, NYC

Week of April 24, 2017
Oral History Collection, Bermuda

April 12, 2017
Narrative Leadership Program,
global cosmetics company

March 23, 2017
Writing OpEds, Institute for Research on Women

March 1-3 , 2017
FRANK Conference

February 24, 2017
Finding, Developing & Sharing Your Story, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

February 23, 2017
Why & How True Stories Matter, keynote, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

February 15, 2017
Montefiore Medical Center ObGYN Advocacy Track