Write for You has teamed up with Anastasis Films to help you capture your story on film with skill, compassion and cinematic visuals.

Matt Seilback

Matt is a husband, a father and a filmmaker. He first picked up a video camera when he was around 13 years old and he hasn’t put it down since. He is endlessly interested in all types of people and loves to talk with men and women from different places and backgrounds. Telling stories through film is his passion and he has done so for individuals, organizations and businesses in many different capacities. He recently completed a feature length documentary on Joe’s Place, a home for homeless teen boys in Maplewood, Missouri.

Matt is an artist. He loves to observe people and nature and enjoys the way they expand and energize his perceptions and understanding. 

John Pa

John is passionate about storytelling and about helping people capture their personal narratives on film. He believes that doing so feeds the heart and soul of our communities and our families. He finds inspiration in meeting new people and seeing goodness grow. Contributing to the creative process and celebrating the end result of a project energize him. He affectionately calls his family the foundation and fruit of his life and proudly calls himself a native St. Louisan wherever his adventures take him.


Capture  your story on film. 

Diana Kurth in the apple orchardPhyllis Smith is a British War Bride who served in the Women's Land Army. During World War II, women took over agriculture in England while an entire generation of young men were away fighting. Phyllis worked long hours in an apple orchard for the duration of the War, married an American G.I., and came to America in 1946. Click here to see a short excerpt from her video biography on Vimeo.

As a supplement to your written memoir or as a stand-alone project, a video documentary (you choose the length) allows you to recount episodes and share thoughts from your own life story for future generations. John and Matt will put you at ease and guide you through the process. Contact Write for You for further details.