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Story Culture Media was birthed out of a dream to empower creatives to use their gifts to tell the amazing stories of the many businesses and non-profits we work with from all over the world. We are a creative collective dedicated to using our gifts to make your story stand out above the noise.


Entrepreneurs. Artists. Mentors.

Zack Vanderwall and Andrew Chambers became best friends while traveling the world on a volunteer trip in 2013. As artists with an entrepreneurial itch, they decided to combine their love for design, video, and writing to create a company that would help organizations tell a better story - and Story Culture Media was born. Knowing that mentorship in their various disciplines was pivotal to their success, they built SCM with a desire to mentor other creatives as they learn to leverage their skills in a competitive marketplace. Now, SCM hires and empowers artists from various disciplines as they use their creativity to design beautiful websites, produce captivating videos, and build engaging social media campaigns for our clients.

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 Zack VanderWall

Co-founder, lead designer, and videographer. Zack has been honing his passion for telling stories through video since 2014. Zack lives in Athens, GA with his wife Sara Katherine and baby daughter Ruthie.

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Andrew Chambers

Co-founder, project lead, and writer. Andrew has been learning to tell stories through living out adventures with various ministries since 2010. He lives in Asheville, NC with his new wife, Charity, and his Big Green Egg.

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Monica Choi

Monica is the social media and graphic design extraordinaire for Story Culture Media. She also dabbles in photography and video, and has a passion for exploring cultures and laughing over new foods, friends, and adventures.

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Nathaniel Schmidt

Nathaniel is a Web Designer that has been working with Story Culture
Media since July of 2018. As an amateur photographer, he loves hiking, camping, and hitting his head every time he tries to fit his 6’11 frame through a door.

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Brandon Ellison

Brandon is the resident photographer here at Story Culture Media. He has shot portraits and events from North Carolina all the way down to South America and specializes in capturing an organization’s people at their best in real time.