FoST creates original, engaging content—including original films, Q&As, and a new podcast series—designed to educate and inspire our community of storytellers.

FoST Announces its First Audio Series!

Right now the world is facing an unprecedented challenge as the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to isolate ourselves in order to save lives. While we need to be physically distanced, we still have a strong human need to be socially, emotionally, and spiritually connected. Stories have a unique ability to help us overcome isolation, to bridge divides, and to make us feel part of something bigger than ourselves. The world needs stories and storytellers now more than ever. We're pleased to announce the launch of FoST's weekly podcast.


In our first season, FoST Founder and Director Charlie Melcher sits down with ten incredible guests to bring you authentic conversations with some of the world’s most innovative, skillful, and creative storytellers from diverse backgrounds—from media and marketing to technology and the arts—who strive to create greater human connections and empathy through their work.

The Future of StoryTelling Podcast is produced in partnership with Charts & Leisure.

Available wherever you listen to your podcasts:
Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | iHeartRadio |

Ep. 16: Wendy Calhoun Now Available!

Peabody award-winning writer Wendy Calhoun discusses the diversification of Hollywood, the particular strengths of television as a medium, and the responsibility that comes with writing TV episodes that will be viewed by millions.

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Stay up to date with our monthly digest of the latest news from the world of storytelling. Our team reads hundreds of articles every month and delivers you the ones that matter most, from new breakthroughs in immersive tech to shifting trends in the media world.


Our FoST Films feature past FoST Summit speakers talking about their areas of interest—from interactive theater and immersive journalism to artificial intelligence and the neuroscience of empathy. To date, our FoST films have been viewed and shared millions of times.


Always wanted to know more about our FoST Speakers? Then dive in to these in-depth Q&As in which we get to know more about their fields of interest, their creative inspirations. and what excites them about the future of storytelling.