origins

A radioactive spider bite? Escape from a dying planet? Not quite so grandiose…but every hero has their defining moment.

Matt Nagy’s came in 2004 while exploring where his career was headed. He completed a feature documentary about, fittingly, the origins of his Boy Scout troop. At the premier, he saw people emotionally moved by his work. It was then he realized that his true power was the art of communication.

mission

We believe we’re drawn to origin stories because we want to see how ordinary becomes extraordinary. That’s the moment we want to help you achieve.

At Origin Story, we know that effective communication begins with your audience's understanding of your brand. They want to know what makes you tick, why you make certain decisions, and why you do what you do. The more your audience knows where you’re coming from, the more likely they’ll embrace your brand.

With each project, our goal is to provide creative solutions that effectively connect your brand with your audience.


 

creative services

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Matt Nagy directing near Capitol Hill in Washington, DC for the
American College of Cardiology

creative development
scriptwriting
field & studio production
editorial & post-production
motion graphics & animation
content delivery
creative consulting


 

awards

Matt Nagy and strategic partner Justin Schauble accept a
2014 TIVA-DC Peer Award at the National Press Club

2014 TIVA-DC Peer Silver Award | USPS BlueEarth Federal Recycling Program
2013 TIVA-DC Peer Silver Award (2) | ACC.13 Scientific Session Intro
2013 Telly Award, Bronze | ACC.13 Scientific Session Intro
2012 TIVA-DC Peer Gold Award | CDC “You Decide” PSA
2012 Telly Award, Bronze (2) | ACC.12 Scientific Session Intro
2011 Telly Award, Silver (2) | ACC Revolutionizing Lifelong Learning
2011 Visions Festival Alumni Award | USPS Flats Sequencing System Trailer
2010 TIVA-DC Peer Gold Award | Henry A. Wallace: An Uncommon Man Teaser
2010 TIVA-DC Peer Silver Award | USPS Field Updates Show Open
2010 TIVA-DC Peer Bronze Award | Complicated Order Open
2010 TIVA-DC Peer Bronze Award | USPS “I Am” Campaign
2009 TIVA-DC Peer Gold  Award | USPS The “I” in Shipping
2009 TIVA-DC Peer Gold Award (2) | USPS It Fits, It Ships Voicemail
2009 TIVA-DC Peer Silver (2) Award | USPS Intelligent Mail
2009 Hermes Creative Gold Award | USPS The “I” in Shipping
2009 Hermes Creative Gold Award | USPS Flats Sequencing System Trailer
2008 CINE Special Jury Award | USPS Flats Sequencing System Trailer
2008 CINE Golden Eagle Award | USPS Flats Sequencing System Trailer
2008 TIVA-DC Peer Gold Award | USPS Flats Sequencing System Trailer
2008 CINE Golden Eagle Award | The Bronze Door
2007 AVA Gold Award | 2007 USPS Year in Review