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Long Story Short is a new half-hour human interest program, produced by the multi-Emmy winning team at Cincy Stories, featuring short documentaries focused on the many people who call the Cincinnati and Dayton region home.

Senior League

Two women who recently lost their husbands find friendship and a new stage of healing through their love of bowling.

Q-Kidz at blink

In this story we follow the West End dance team on the day of their performance at Blink Cincinnati. They've been preparing and practicing for months. Now the big night has come and for a lot of the girls their very first performance will be in front of thousands. In the end it's the incredible sisterhood they have that not only gets them through the parade ... but also home.


The hunters

A group of ghost hunters find community and friendship while searching for proof of the afterlife. 

The Lion's Den

Over 2019, we've been working in the West End to share the stories of people who call that community home. The first one is called The Lion's Den and follows former world champion Frank Rhodes and his Queen City Boxing team through an intense competition. 

Stop and just breathe

We recently gained some amazing new neighbors across the hall from our office in WordPlay Cincy. This is the first of hopefully many collaborations we will work on in the future! This short film tells the story of one Cincy morning from the point of view of local high school poet Keshawn Townsend. 


After experiencing poverty and homelessness, a ballet dancer pushes against the structural barriers the art form presents. 


Cincy Stories in partnership with People's Liberty presents the story of RISE News and Tracy Brumfield. A recovering heroin addict, Tracy receives a $100,000 grant to create a newspaper for addicts and the incarcerated. Watch her inspiring story from nurses aid to community leader. 

Cincy Stories on the Radio

Listen to Cincy Stories on Radio Artifact every Saturday at 2pm @91.7 WVXU HD2 or stream online Content ranges from stories told live at our monthly live events to radio documentaries produced about local individuals and stories. Check back here for the uncensored podcast version.

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Street Stories: Price Hill

Street Stories was started as a way to both archive the stories of Cincinnati’s many neighborhoods as well as provide avenues for individuals to have a voice by sharing their story. We believe that stories are the key to empathy and understanding. Click "Watch Now" to watch and listen to the stories we collected in Lower, East and West Price Hill.

Street Stories: George smith

Watch our Emmy winning short film about former professional baseball player George Smith's incredible story of success and tragedy.  

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