Muse was developed by the 5-time Emmy Award-winning Stillmotion
CRAFT STORIES WITH INTENTION HEART INSPIRATION DEPTH
Muse is a storytelling process that will keep you, your team, and your clients connected
With 3 clear process milestones, you'll be amazed at how your team's collaboration improves. Muse also helps you effectively present creative to a client meaning approvals come quicker than ever.
Muse increases clarity and intent which boosts the bottom line
Knowing exactly what you need, and why you need it, helps to prevent over-shooting, or finding things in post. Muse helps you do less, yet operate with more intention. All together that means each project is more profitable.
muse empowers you to be the storyteller, not the tripod
Your perspective is the single most important thing you can offer a client. Muse helps you develop your perspective by understanding the core storytelling principles, knowing why story converts better than facts or figures, and being able to express your creative vision effectively.
A clear process means unprecedented efficiency
Onboarding your new clients and team members with a clear creative process means everybody knows what to expect. Adopting Muse for your creative development will help you get to better results on projects of all sizes.
take your understanding of story beyond just a buzzword
Learn The Big 3 Things that connects the audience to your characters
Having strong characters is critical in creating a story that is emotionally felt. Whether you're shooting a doc, commercial, or a wedding–knowing how to develop the people in your film into strong characters is an essential skill.
how to leverage the unexpected to capture your audience's attention
Humans are hardwired to pay attention to novelty. Learning how to take your audience to unexpected places is a core part of storytelling. Muse shows you how to use the 4 Layers of Place to go beyond the obvious.
how to define and communicate the objective of each story
Learn our patent-pending Keyword method for defining the purpose of every story you create. This incredibly powerful step will help ensure your team and your clients are all aligned with the same end goal.
Learn The 6 moments in your story that make all the difference
Developing a strong story structure is one of the most challenging elements as a storytelling. We've drawn on the teachings of Aristotle, Freytag, and Campbell to put together the most accessible blueprint for developing an engaging plot. You'll learn what the 6 Essential Plot Points are, and how to find them within your story.
The Muse Process Course
$300 /one-time payment
12 modules and over 20+ tutorials
Additional modules for documentary, commercial, and wedding work
Guided challenges to practice concepts
Real world end-to-end case studies
Downloadable recaps and worksheets
100% satisfaction guarantee*
Develop and organize your creative
Create unlimited stories
Invite team members and collaborate
Export your timeline straight to a storyboard PDF
Story templates to help guide your creative
No contracts, cancel anytime
the muse master collection
$500 /one-time payment
The Muse Process course
1-year Storybuilder subscription
Hardcopy 'Muse Process' 300 page book
11x17" Canvas Muse poster
BONUS – Nonprofit Story Secrets course ($97 value)
BONUS – Conducting Remarkable Interviews course ($97 value)
BONUS – Crafting Your Brand Narrative course ($197 value)
100% satisfaction guarantee*
A $961 total value
Commonly Asked Questions
What is the Muse Storytelling Process?
Muse is a proven process for finding and crafting remarkable stories. By 'process' we simply mean that it's a framework for how to approach storytelling.
Who is the Muse Process for?
At its core, Muse is about story—about using a process that will help you structure an engaging plot with remarkable characters that will truly connect your audience. And story is relevant to anyone who wants to create a connection, be that a photographer, writer, or filmmaker, no matter if you're a hobbyist or expert.
What is the difference between the storytelling courses?
You can find everything you need to know about our storytelling courses, and the differences between them, by clicking right here. In summary, there are three main options for our storytelling courses:
Starter Courses ($97 each, lifetime access): Starter courses include Storytelling Fundamentals, Nonprofit Story Secrets, and Conducting Remarkable Interviews. They can be taken in an evening. Click here to learn more about our starter courses and the differences between them.
The Complete Muse Course ($327 lifetime access): The complete Muse course builds on Storytelling Fundamentals with many more advanced storytelling principles. It includes Applications for Commercial Work and Applications for Weddings. It’s intended for creative professionals who craft stories regularly. Click here to learn more about The Complete Muse Course.
The Entire Muse Library ($397 lifetime access): You can gain access to every storytelling course we have by purchasing The Entire Muse LIbrary.
If you still have questions about the course that’s the best fit, you can reach to the Muse team directly at [email protected].
What is Storybuilder?
Storybuilder is our collaborative storytelling app designed to help you build stronger stories in less time. It does this by breaking each story down into its core elements and developing them in a way that’s accessible to every member of the team.
*What if I am not happy? What if I want a refund?
Creatives around the world have achieved amazing results with the Muse process. That being said, it’s not a silver bullet or magic pill. It’s a process that helps you develop your thinking about story and gives you the tools to reliably bring those stories to life. It works when you put in the work.
Why should I trust the Muse Process?
The Muse process has been developed with a decade of real-world storytelling experience by the Stillmotion team. Our stories have won 5 Emmys and we’ve had the amazing opportunity to work with some of the biggest brands out there. Folks like AT&T, Apple, Callaway, NFL, MLB, Toyota, Cartoon Network and more.
How will Muse transform my storytelling?
When you learn the Muse Process you also gain a deep understanding of story. That understanding, when paired with a step-by-step process, can be a radical shift in your storytelling.
How long does Muse take to learn?
We expect any one of our starter courses to take you an evening, whereas the Complete Muse course may take you anywhere from 10 to 15 hours to complete. We suggest spreading that time out over four to eight weeks. If you're a math whiz, you've already figured out that that means 1-2 modules every week.