Online Interviews - Heirloom Films and Storybooks

Online Interviews

Online Video Interviews

Home Safe On The Couch!

Online video interviews are the perfect way to safely record family history stories, work on family trees, and document old photos and films. Now from the safety of your own home you can work with a professional personal historian and create amazing keepsakes for your great grandkids...things like life story family history films, storybooks, and family trees. Then you can host an online Watch Party and show off your amazing creations. Bring your kids and grandkids together online to learn about their family history and answer their questions in real time. 

Online Video Interviews Safe Too!

During the COVID-19 virus outbreak we are pleased to offer online video interviews. Modern technology makes it simple for you to work with our professional personal historians right from the safety of your own home to make powerful family history videos. 

Schedule Your Online Video Interview

You or your parents can easily record your life story and family history on video or in a storybook. Heirloom Films personal historian Cory Bretz conducts video interviews online for folks of all ages. By phone and in front of your computer or tablet he'll help you record something amazing. 

You’re about to have so much fun. You get to tell your stories and family history and show off your old photos and films. After a few minutes, you’ll totally forget about the camera. And later, you’ll be so thrilled when your family is watching your videos online, streamed to their smartphones, tablets, computers, and smart TVs all around the world!

Your video interview is uploaded to the internet and streamed so it can be watched by your family and friends anywhere in the world 24/7. Your video interview will be available on any computer, phone, tablet, and Smart TV! Packages available.

Is it difficult to tell your story using online technology? Nope. It's easy. Cory Bretz will walk you through the simple technology which is no more complex than email or surfing the web. Your online interview is private, confidential, and comfortable.

Cory is a master interviewer. You will find yourself relaxed and easily able to talk about your life. It’s really a lot of fun when someone actually wants to listen to you, doesn’t judge you and doesn’t give you unwanted advice!

Get Started! Download Your Free Life Story Questionnaire

Some basic life story interview questions

  • My full name is . . .
  • I was born on [date] _________ in [city] ______________ , [country] _____________ . . .
  • My parents names are [mother’s maiden name]:_and [father’s full name]:
  • My mother was born on / in . . .
  • She grew up in . . .
  • My father was born on / in . . .
  • He grew up in . . .
  • I grew up in . . . 
  • I went to school in / at . . . 
  • I married . . .
  • I have # children. Their names are . . .
  • I have # grandchildren. Their names are . . .
  • One thing I learned in life is . . . 
  • What I wish for you, my family and friends is . . . 
  • I love you all.

Get Started! Download Your Free Life Story Questionnaire

Before your interview, you’ll receive an easy-to-complete Life Story Questionnaire to help you decide what to share or you can get started now and download it here.  For more ideas see 110 Interview Questions.