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Stefani Twyford
Works at Legacy Multimedia - Video Biographer for Personal History and Non-profit Tributes
Attended Pacific Fashion Institute
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Stefani Twyford is a memory maker, a renaissance woman, remarkable, funny, charming and kind and to preserve your story call Legacy Multimedia.
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Growing up with my father, photographer Martin Elkort Photography, I learned to see the world as small story vignettes. We resonate with stories because it gives context and meaning to the world around us and helps us understand the role we play in our own life. No surprise I went into my own version of storytelling via video.

Slate.com wrote a wonderful piece about Martin Elkort's work and chose some nice images that are often not the first ones people go to when sharing his work.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2015/07/01/martin_elkort_celebrating_a_photographer_s_lifelong_love_of_image_making.html
Early in Martin Elkort’s career, the New York photographer would walk out of his home and adjust his camera settings to prepare for a day of street photography, with the comparable success rate of an amateur meteorologist lifting a finger to test the weather. There were days when he would come...
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Writing your last word and testament - a Legacy Letter.
A Beautiful World
Legacy Letters -How do you want to be remembered?
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Newest blog post up. Topic, famous quotes about when your name is truly forgotten. Please read and share.
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Please consider a vote for family member Dawn Noelle who is helping raise money to support music programs in schools as well as get her own song recognized. 
Dawn Noelle writes her own brand of soulful, guitar-driven tunes that get under your skin and then surprise you with their depth. With strong vocals suited to pop rock, Dawn counts Michelle Branch, Sheryl Crow, and Kara DioGuardi among her influences as well as Texas musicians Terri Hendrix and Shellee Coley. Resilence, joy, and hope are woven into the fabric of the music on Dawn's new CD "Stories to Tell" which was born from the idea that songs...
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Are you a listener of any of the 90.1 FM KPFT Houston radio shows? They are currently running a fundraiser to pay for their new transmitter to replace the old one that no longer operates at full capacity. Right now they are 25% toward goal. Won't you help keep independent radio in our city?
Filling the gap in funding for a solid state transmitter for KPFT | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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My father, Martin Elkort, has donated one of his photographs for auction to http://proof.org.

Bringing together photographers, documentarians, academics, and activists, PROOF creates exhibitions, publications, and on-site activities in nations with some of the world’s most troubled histories.

 PROOF’s exhibitions tell untold stories of acts of moral courage and document injustice and human rights abuses.

Support a great cause by bidding on his work at https://paddle8.com/work/martin-elkort/67713-black-cat-walks or the work of others who have donated at http://paddle8.com/auction/proof/
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Newest blog post. " I wish I had met you..."
A blog article about not having time to work on a family history.
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Please consider supporting my talented family member and a terrific charity bringing music to the schools.
Dawn Noelle writes her own brand of soulful, guitar-driven tunes that get under your skin and then surprise you with their depth. With strong vocals suited to pop rock, Dawn counts Michelle Branch, Sheryl Crow, and Kara DioGuardi among her influences as well as Texas musicians Terri Hendrix and Shellee Coley. Resilence, joy, and hope are woven into the fabric of the music on Dawn's new CD "Stories to Tell" which was born from the idea that songs...
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My sister, Alicia Elkort wrote this beautiful poem about our grandparents. Memories can take many shapes; stories, poems, art and even smells.
My grandmother used to make these amazing cookies for special occasions. They are called Franz Joseph Cookies and supposedly took their name from the famous Emperor of Austria. I'm not really sure the back story on how my grandma got this recipe but it was a family favorite and one that had ...
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263 people
Goto mali's profile photo
christopher stphen's profile photo
Jennifer Zinck's profile photo
mamadi jarju's profile photo
Umutesi Clementine's profile photo
Sylvester Garza's profile photo
Winston Churchill's profile photo
Musical point's profile photo
HECTOR MICHAEL LUIS's profile photo
Work
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Film maker that specializes in video storytelling.
Employment
  • Legacy Multimedia - Video Biographer for Personal History and Non-profit Tributes
    President, 2003 - present
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Other names
Stefani Elkort, @stefanitwyford, Legacy Multimedia, stefanitwyford
Story
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Passionate about sharing life stories, lover of exotic food, proud new grandma, over-zealous dog groomer.
Introduction
Stefani Twyford is a video biographer living in Houston, Texas, and the owner of Legacy Multimedia, a boutique video production company that specializes in video biographies, personal histories and non-profit tribute videos. As an insightful writer, imaginative visual designer, and skillful film producer, she uses the latest high definition digital technology to work with her clients in capturing their unique life stories in a format that both honors them and passes on their story to future generations.

As part of Legacy Multimedia, Stefani also does photo restoration as well as project management for the digital archiving of photos and other two dimensional memorabilia.

Bragging rights
Multiple winner of Hermes Creative Award in both Video / Non-Profit and Video Tribute categories. Winner of ISES Icon Awards several years in a row for Best Event Videography.
Education
  • Pacific Fashion Institute
    Fashion Design, 1979 - 1080
  • University of Wyoming
    Social Work / Psychology, 1973 - 1977