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The Confessional: When is a Personal Story Worth Sharing?

You'd like to turn the mic on yourself to share your most personal story, but how do you ensure others will want to listen...

You'd like to turn the mic on yourself to share your most personal story, but how do you ensure others will want to listen...

Also, should you bare your soul, and, if you do, how do you maintain journalistic integrity while doing so? Through a retracing of the making of As Many Leaves , a highly personal meditation on loss, producers Alan Hall (Falling Tree) and Sally Herships (Independent) share the challenges they faced crafting a personal tale meant to resonate broadly, as well as the approaches they honed along the way.


Featuring

Sally Herships

Sally Herships is an award winning journalist based in New York.

Alan Hall

Alan Hall is the founder of Falling Tree Productions in London.