Category Archives: Bastrop Stories

WWII Exhibit Opens At The Bastrop County Museum

We are proud to have our latest documentary film “WWII and Bastrop County” on display in the Bastrop County Museum. If you’re on Main Street stop by and learn about how World War II affected the people of Bastrop County.

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This is our third film to be put on display in the Museum, and it is such an honor to have our work shown in one of the most beautiful museums we’ve ever seen.  (The other two films showing are about The Colorado River and The Bastrop Complex Fire of 2011)

Hours are: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 1pm – 4pm

Help Raise Funds For The Hidden Pines Fire

On October 11, 2015 a fire broke out on Luecke Ranch near Smithville. This fire, known as the Hidden Pine Fire, or Luecke Fire, covered 4,582 acres and destroyed 64 homes. Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team is helping rebuild these homes, and they need monetary donations to do so.

Support the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team – click here.

A Community Rises

This doc was filmed and shown in 2013. As of 2014, the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team has completed the rebuilding of a total of 133 homes and one playground. In addition, they have coordinated volunteers that have worked on over 1400 properties doing everything from clean up to skirting, porches, handicap ramps, address signs and bird feeders. None of this would have been possible without the volunteers that literally came from all over the country with such organizations as Christian Aid Ministries Disaster Response, Mennonite Disaster Services, NOMADS on a Mission active in divine service, World Renew and numerous churches throughout Texas.

Like their Facebook page to stay in the loop!

The Children’s Advocacy Center

The Children’s Advocacy Center is a non-profit corporation that provides abused children with a warm and non-threatening environment in which they can feel safe to talk about their abuse. When abused children arrive at the Children’s Advocacy Center, they enter a safe and child-friendly environment.

This film gives an inside look into the Children’s Advocacy Center and offers direction to those in need.
(512) 321-6161

The Smithville Education Foundation Needs Your Support

The Smithville Education Foundation (Formerly A.C.E.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was formed as a reaction to state wide school budget cuts to districts all across Texas.

Just this week we interviewed a large group of parents, teachers, and students about their vested interest in this important organization. We were shocked to hear that students at SISD do not have any exposure to the arts until they reach middle school.

The Smithville Education Foundation helps bridge the gap between Smithville’s community and its schools to help make sure all students have the best educational experience possible. Check the video out for more information!

The SUP CUP 2014


Friday & Saturday Highlight videos from the 2014 SUP CUP in Bastrop, TX

To see all of Friday’s sprint races, play through our youtube playlist:

Thanks to Raw Entertainment Films for coming out and producing with us!

19c8b366-5537-4496-8f4d-49f714a4ee1bAnd here is the highlight video produced by Bastrop Stories from the 2013 SUP CUP.

We can’t wait to meet next year’s competitors and get in the Colorado with Lee and the Bastrop River Company. Check out for details and results of the 2014 Sup Cup.


Burning Pine Run 5K &10K Sept. 6, 2014

We made this promotional ad in 4 weeks. It was our first time working with the wonderful actress, Ariell. In fact, it was our first time doing a lot. 2 weeks were spent working on the legality of the production — we had to get specific clearance (and insurance) for the drone shots in Bastrop State Park, and we licensed the song “Trippy”. In total we filmed 3 days. This was such an awesome project to work on and it’s for a great cause. Please sign up for the run and read more about it at the links below.

5K, 10K, & Junior Run
September 6th, 2014 for more information to register
For sponsors’ info see the description on YouTube.



April 25th, 26th, and 27th 2014 was Yesterfest! Check out 2 full songs plus the highlights from the event!


And see the 30 second spot we produced for Bastrop’s Downtown Business Alliance that ran on TV:

Production/Editing: Bastrop Stories
Copywriter: Debbie Denny
Announcer: Dallas Wayne