January 24, 2016
Remembering #Story15 on film
Here are the video memories from the fifth edition of our conference.
November 1, 2015
Live sketches from #Story15: Oana Lohan
The story of our conference told in drawings by Oana Lohan, shaped as a DIY zine, for you to print and fold.
October 28, 2015
Live sketches from #Story15: Ioana Șopov
Amazing portraits of our speakers, captured live by graphic designer and illustrator Ioana Șopov.
October 25, 2015
Live sketches from #Story15 Cluj
We invited Illustrator Paul Muresan to draw what he saw and heard during the second edition of our Cluj conference.
October 19, 2015
Where I’m From: The collective poem that ended #Story15
This year's conference had a special ending: a collective poem that the speakers read in front of the audience.
October 16, 2015
At #Story15 we asked you to bring a printed memory of a special place in your life, write its story and pin it on a map. Here is the result.
October 15, 2015
Takeaways from #Story15: Cluj edition
This is the second year The Power of Storytelling also spread its magic in Cluj. Here's what we learned.
October 11, 2015
Takeaways from #Story15: Day 2
Check out the main highlights from Day 2 of The Power of Storytelling.
October 9, 2015
Takeaways from #Story15: Day 1
Here’s what we learned on the first day of The Power of Storytelling conference.
October 7, 2015
Behind the scenes of #Story15
The making of #Story15; the best moments shared on social media captured via Storify.
October 1, 2015
Get ready for #Story15
One week to go. Here's a list of things to read, listen to or watch, essential to get to know the speakers better.
October 1, 2015
Supporter stories: Inside Lateral’s creative process
The story behind one of the games designed by Lateral, from idea to tablet
September 30, 2015
Supporter Stories: Finding the story in the mundane
To mark its rebranding and a change in the way they talk to their clients, NN dropped the statistics and gave voice to a person.
September 28, 2015
Five reasons you should come to The Power of Storytelling in Cluj
With superstar storytellers in all kinds of mediums, this year’s conference is spreading once again to Cluj. We give you the most important 5 reasons you should absolutely join our 2nd edition here.
September 27, 2015
Supporter stories: Family reunion
Inside Renault Day, that day of the year when the employees are invited to bring their home families to meet their work family.
September 22, 2015
Supporter stories: How Telekom helped teenagers spread stories
In 2014, just before the first issue of Plic, o revistă went to print, Telekom showed interest in sponsoring this surprising endeavour.
September 20, 2015
Two more speakers’ books translated in Romanian
Romanian versions of two more books by our speakers are ready to hit the bookstores at the end of this month: Michael Paterniti’s The Telling Room and Wendy MacNaughton’s Lost Cat
September 17, 2015
Supporter stories: Guiding creative entrepreneurs to success
All businesses have origin stories – the flash that sparked the idea, the first sale, the satisfied early adopters –, and these stories are fuel both to the entrepreneurs involved, as well as to others seeking inspiration and courage.
September 17, 2015
Supporter stories: When sports and technology met
The story behind our partners HTC’s support of Ciclaton, a sports adventure with a fundraising mission.
September 12, 2015
Supporter stories: Romanian tales, as told by HBO
On a stride to find fiction projects that are suitable for it, and also to reach new, talented people to write and develop them with, our partner, HBO Romania, recently closed its first script contest dedicated to TV series and TV production.
September 8, 2015
Two of our speakers’s books translated into Romanian
Romanian readers can now find Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams and John Freeman’s How to Read a Novelist on local shelves.
August 25, 2015
Carmen Bugan: How a children’s story ended up in the secret police’s files
Carmen Bugan wrote about the experience of growing up in communist Romania and having her father arrested for "propaganda against the socialist regime". This piece she wrote in 2012 shows the absurdity of life during Ceausescu's regime and how her childhood adventures became evidence in the file against her father.
August 13, 2015
Richard Koci Hernandez on creating art in the age of „social photography”
Photographer and multimedia journalist Richard Koci Hernandez won an Emmy award in 2008 for his documentary Uprooted and was nominated twice for a Pulitzer Prize, but he might be best known for his Instagram account (@koci).
August 11, 2015
14 speakers, 14 reasons to come to The Power of Storytelling
There are hundreds of reasons to join our conference this year, but we narrowed it down to 11 really important ones.
August 6, 2015
Dan Perjovschi: Vanishing Points
Dan Perjovschi draws his trademark figures on the walls of the world’s most important art institutions, but he couldn’t do them without Romania. ● Article published in DoR Magazine, Winter 2011/2012.
August 4, 2015
Alexander Nanau on telling real stories through film
Alexander Nanau tells impressive life stories with empathy and skill, making sure they travel around the world, for everyone to watch.
August 3, 2015
Our favourite stories: Michael Paterniti
Michael Paterniti has gone around the world twice looking for stories of people pushed to their limits. From there, where fear meets despair, he shows us what humanity is.
July 29, 2015
Jacqui Banaszynski on stories that make a difference
Jacqui Banaszynski didn’t set out to become a storyteller, but turned out to be one of the most fervent believers in the power of stories to open minds, touch hearts and change lives.
July 29, 2015
Chris Jones on doing meaningful work
One of the most important magazine writers in the world weights in on the role luck played in his career.
July 21, 2015
Why is storytelling important
Our 2015 speakers share their belief in the power of stories and talk about how the use of storytelling in their work.
July 15, 2015
Leslie Jamison: A cheat sheet
12 things you need to know about the author of The Empathy Exams, a spectacular blend of memoir, reporting, and cultural criticism that investigates pain, our ability to understand it, process it, as well as see it and acknowledge it in others.
July 15, 2015
Robert Krulwich on falling in love with your work
Curiosity has followed Robert Krulwich throughout his career, from Columbia Law School, to Award-winning television programs and ultimately to one of public radio’s most popular shows.
July 14, 2015
#Story15 Theme: A Sense of Place
At this year’s conference our speakers will tackle the idea of place in a story, the way it is conveyed, depicted, researched, and understood.
July 2, 2015
John Freeman on interviewing the most famous authors in the world
An unlikely Midwesterner with a passion for basketball became the universal BFF to the contemporary writer. And a poet.
July 1, 2015
Wendy MacNaughton on drawing people’s stories
Graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton’s journey to illustration was not a common one. Here are some of the things she learned along the way.
June 30, 2015
10 storytelling tips from past editions
We celebrate being only 100 days away from our fifth edition with 10 pieces of advice gathered in these past years of storytelling wisdom and inspiration.
June 21, 2015
Book your place for the 5th edition of The Power of Storytelling.
June 20, 2015
New speakers confirmed
Check out the latest additions to the list of speakers you won’t want to miss this October.
June 15, 2015
Reading list: Laurie Hertzel
We asked 2011 speaker Laurie Hertzel to recommend some of her favorite nonfiction books to read this summer.
May 8, 2015
Announcing 2015 speakers
The wait is over. Here are the superstar storytellers coming to Bucharest this October.
April 6, 2015
Meet our new partner: Lateral
We’re happy to announce that our conference is now planned, designed and organized together with the awesome people at Lateral.
March 31, 2015
#Story15 in the making
This year’s edition is our fifth, so we’re going to make it a truly spectacular experience. Here are some of the plans we have for #Story15.