Michael Thomasson has spent a lifetime amassing the world's largest video game collection. Now, with his mother sick and facing an enormous mortgage, Michael put his collection up for sale and hope that someone will pay enough to cover his costs.
Producer, Director. Brian Storm is founder and executive producer of the awardwinning multimedia production studio MediaStorm, based in Brooklyn, New York. He has produced dozens of documentaries, as well as directed many shorts. The Distance Between Us is his first feature length film as director.
Prior to launching MediaStorm in 2005, Storm spent two years as vice president of News, Multimedia & Assignment Services for Corbis, a digital media agency founded and owned by Bill Gates. Storm led Corbis' global strategy for the news, sports, entertainment and historical collections, and he directed the representation of worldclass photographers for assignment work with a focus on creating indepth multimedia products.
From 1995 to 2002, Storm was the first director of multimedia at MSNBC.com, a joint venture of Microsoft and NBC News, where he was responsible for the audio, photography and video elements of the site. In October of 1998, he created MSNBC's The Week in Pictures, to showcase visual journalism in new media, a forerunner of the photography galleries that
have become a standard offering of all major content sites today.
Storm serves on the Advisory Board for the Council on Foreign Relations, the W. Eugene Smith Fund, the Eddie Adams Workshop, the Alexia Foundation for World Peace, the Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop, Pictures of the Year, Foundation Rwanda, Anthropographia, and Brooks Institute's Journalism School. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of multimedia storytelling.