TD stories

TD stories: voices from the Human Bank

Michael Interactive, Michael's touch, TD stories, Video March 8, 2019

TD Bank prides itself as the “human bank.” These are some of the stories, together and each in itself, that differentiate the brand through the lens of its employees and its work in the communities it serves.

I am honored to have the opportunity to play a role in all these stories:

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Michael Animation, Data & Graphics, Michael's touch, TD stories January 12, 2019
“By understanding and enabling financial empowerment, we can create a brighter tomorrow for all.” -John Pluhowski, SVP & Chief Communications Officer, @
TDBank_US
#
FinancialLiteracyMonth
https://go.td.com/2GW0TUy 
It’s harder to find love than financial success, according to @
TDBank_US
‘s latest Love & Money survey, out today: https://mediaroom.tdbank.com/loveandmoney2017 …
Gift cards are at the top of most holiday wish lists, according to @
TDBank_US
‘s 2017 Merry Money Holiday Spending Survey: http://go.td.com/2hVmu4D 
Women are changing the face of the restaurant industry, @
TDBank_US
survey says: http://tinyurl.com/ybkdapk4 
Yesterday’s @
Beach2Beacon10K
was the 20th running, and has seen over 100k finishers. @
TDBank_US
has been a proud sponsor for 20 years.
Want to be happy a couple? Talk finances more. Find more tips in @
TDBank_US
‘s Love and Money survey: http://go.td.com/2ug2Y6A 
16 weeks of parental leave will beat Jeans Day and other perks, bets @
romynyc
, & quoting @
TDBank_US
‘s Beth Webster https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/invest-your-employees-families-pay-dividends-romy-newman …

Video: True Colors, Where Everybody Belongs, 2018

Michael Michael's touch, TD stories, Video August 30, 2018

I was snapping pictures and videos outside the expo center during the 25th True Colors Conference at the University of Connecticut, Storrs and hunting for good suspects for our story. Someone said hi, and struck up a conversation. All the rest just came together naturally. Here it is the video about the largest LGBTQ2+ youth conference in the country.

Emily is brave, smart, beautiful and inspiring. She has also been fortunate to have her extremely supportive family always behind her. But she was an angry boy…

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Celebrate America and Veterans Fireworks Show 2018 on June 30

Michael Audio, TD stories, Video June 21, 2018

With a baby too young to enjoy extended, multi-hour trips, we will sadly miss this year’s TD Celebrate America Fourth of July fireworks/concert show at Eisenhower Park in Long Island on June 30. But I can still vividly remember all the fun my boy had with his buddy Brian and family on the beautiful evening and Grucci’s spectacular presentation. This year it will feature live music by 45 RPM, starting 7:30pm. (TD customers and veterans get to enter starting 4:30pm for better seating, one hour before general ticket holders.)

Below is the finale of the fireworks show from last year.

Remember to tweet your photos to #TDCA.

 

Video: Memorial Day Flowers, 2017

Michael Michael's touch, TD stories, Video April 27, 2018

Last year this time, I was busy working on this video story, one that exemplifies the culture of TD. Every year, employees across the footprint join forces to pay respect to those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice. There was a good problem we had: having too many story candidates to choose from. And I wish we had space for more characters. On the other hand, though, less is more!

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Stories from TD, 2017

Michael Film, TD stories, Video December 21, 2017

Paid Parental Leave: TJ Phelps Family

I adore this family and I am so honored to have the opportunity to film them. I am indebted to their generosity with their time, and their son Chase’s camera-friendliness gave me a lot of fond memories. TJ talked about Chase’s bossy, Arnold Schwarzenegger-like tone while saying “Sit down!” And I tried to put that bit in an earlier draft, but eventually it didn’t make the cut; otherwise the video will end up like 5 min.
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