BE YOURSELF

We’ll take the time to see the real you
and share your story as it should be.

We promise to start with listening.

Great art begins with observation.

If you honor Flow with the task of sharing your story, speaking to the audience you most want to reach, we have to start by listening.

We’ll ask lots of questions and dig deep to understand who you are, what drives you, and how you want to connect with others.

Once you think, “Okay, they get me,” that’s when the fun really begins. We’ll craft something amazing and authentic that you can’t wait to share with people.

Scroll down to see how it works.

OUR PROCESS

Ask Questions

Through questions and conversation we learn your story, what values you hold most dear, and how you want people to feel when they interact with you. We also get a clearer picture of the people with whom you most want to connect. We want to know the real you.

Create a Story Strategy

After some reflection and discernment with you, we’ll identify key components of a narrative strategy you can use to guide your future messaging. This will be a useful tool for both Flow and other members of your communications team.

Craft Content

Flow creates pieces your audience will feel, remember, and share. We draw from a team of skilled storytellers and artists who care deeply about crafting meaningful content to help you break free from marketing as usual. Let us wow your audience.

See projects we loved creating; people we’re proud to work with.

IWLC 2017

2017 was a huge year for the women’s empowerment movement nationally. Iowa Women Lead Change asked Flow to capture that energy and craft a message for its 2017 leadership conferences that [...]

130,000 Souls

The Cedar Rapids Police Department asked Flow to craft a message to the community that conveyed how they felt about their work. The video was also to be used as a tool in their recruitment [...]

Tom Walz

Tom Walz was a man who will long be remembered in Iowa City for his generous and joyful spirit. Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® asked Flow to tell his story as part of their LKR stories campaign. The [...]

People and Place

The Iowa City community is an incredibly special place. Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® asked us to capture the spirit of the people and places they serve to help introduce potential home buyers to the [...]

On Our Own – Horizons

Horizons, A Family Service Alliance, chose Flow for our ability to connect with audiences emotionally. Rather than an explainer video listing out their services, what they most wanted to [...]

Be Safe Meds

How do you make Sexually Transmitted Infections fun to talk about? BeSafeMeds tasked Flow with making a very delicate topic approachable, so potential patients would feel a little less anxiety [...]

Cultivate Hope

Matthew 25’s Cultivate Hope summer youth program brings high school students together for several weeks to: 1) work on Matthew 25’s urban farm, 2) learn about food systems, and 3) [...]

Ten Years Strong – IWLC

Making an organization that lasts more than ten years is a huge accomplishment. But rather than tout their achievements, Iowa Woman Lead Change asked us to make a ten year anniversary video that [...]

Eric’s Story

Eric Gutschmidt spent four years in federal prison for selling drugs. Inside, he learned how to turn his life around and pursue his dream of traveling the world. This video is part of a series [...]

Big Imprint

When Big Imprint wanted a video about their web design company, they knew it would have to show more than designers sitting at computers. It needed to creatively capture the relationships they [...]

From Iowa With Love

Cedar Rapids, IA has been home to a large Muslim community for well over a century. Flow Media created this video to share stories of the strong friendship between Muslims and non-Muslims during [...]

NewBoCo

For their Iowa Startup Accelerator launch night, NewBoCo asked Flow to create a video that could both set the tone for the launch event and also be used afterward to communicate the NewBoCo brand [...]

Stacey Walker

Stacey Walker wanted his campaign video to feel human, to share his authentic personality rather than follow the standard formula for political ads. He trusted Flow to represent him to voters, [...]

Riding from the Heart

Diversity Focus hired Flow to tell stories of people “finding their tribe” in Eastern Iowa and gave us freedom to choose subjects for those stories. We were inspired by Anthony Branch and his [...]