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Mastering the Art of Storytelling Film Techniques

I am mastering the Art of Storytelling Film Techniques: A Personal Journey at LS3 Studios. As a filmmaker, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to work with some of the most talented storytellers. Over the years, I’ve honed my craft and developed a deep understanding of the power of storytelling film techniques. In this article, I’ll […]

Tips To Writing An Autobiography

Tips to writing an autobiography can be a gratifying experience. Not only does it allow you to reflect on your life and remember important moments, but it also allows you to share your story with others. Whether you’re writing for yourself, your family, or a wider audience, there are a few tips and tricks to […]

A Place Called Desire Unforgettable History Lessons

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 A Place Called Desire offers unforgettable history lessons applicable to American history, Louisiana history, African American history, urban history, racial history, studies of neighborhoods, studies of survival, and memorable stories of love and community. Somehow the filmmaker manages to share hard truths with a gentle touch. ~ Dr. Al Kennedy Winner 2020 Silver Telly Award […]

Leading to Glory Film

The Film Leading to Glory is the story of five Louisiana men who volunteered to fight for the freedom they sought and cherished. Their stories have often been forgotten, shared only by word of mouth or hidden deep within public and private archives, but the impact of their lives is still felt to this day. Website: […]

LS3 Studios Wins 6th Telly Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leonard Smith III | LS3 STUDIOS SELECTED A WINNER IN THE 42th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS Maurice, LA — (May 25, 2021) The Telly Awards has named LS3 Studios as a Bronze winner in the 42th Annual Telly Awards for the biography documentary  “Raymond Andrew Boseman.” LS3 Studios has won 6 Telly Awards. […]

LS3 Studios Wins Impact DOCS Awards Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leonard Smith III LS3 Studios Wins Award in Impact DOCS Awards Competition (September 12, 2020) – Leonard Smith III, of LS3 Studios, LLC, has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Impact DOCS Awards Competition. The award was given for Leonard Smith III historical documentary, A Place Called Desire, […]

Genealogy Storytelling Blueprint Workshop

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Genealogy Storytelling Blueprint from Leonard Smith III on Vimeo. Testimonies from attendees that participated in my Genealogy Storytelling Blueprint Workshop. “Leonard Smith‘s Genealogy Storytelling Blueprint Workshop at the New Orleans Public Library was such a huge success. Attendees enjoyed the workshop so much, that when it was over, people did not want to leave! The […]

Multimedia Presentation

A multimedia presentation literally conjures up various images for people, depending upon which raw tools are being worked with on the project. When we think of the term multimedia, we tend to think of information that has been put together using two or more different art forms, such as video, photographic images, text, music, audio […]

Testimonies From Our Workshops

“Leonard Smith III’s talk named What’s Your Story?. And what a heartfelt presentation it was. He showed us how to take your family photos & after you have researched their lives tell the person’s story digitally while showing their photos. This was an amazing presentation and to really appreciate it you would have had to […]