Take your wild imaginings on a road trip to reality.
“One day I will find the right words and they will be simple." — Jack Kerouac
WRITING & EDITING
The Power of Words
From business blogs to cookbooks, white papers to websites, commercial content to creative ambitions, Kissing the Muse can help you craft impactful, written content.
Two Heads Together
From grass-roots community programs and art exhibitions to complex creative projects, Kissing the Muse can help you conceptualize, develop and execute your unique, spectacular vision.
FILM & VIDEO PRODUCTION
Stories in Motion
With over 20 years of experience in film and video production, Kissing the Muse can help you develop, produce and tell your story — visually and in motion.
"Robbyn has the rare ability to enhance the value of a text by restructuring and enlivening the copy. On top of this, she has the ability to grasp technical and conceptual topics and turn them into accessible content."
Walter van der Scheer, Chief Marketing Officer
A few favorite projects
ANIMALS FOR AFRICA
Hand-crafted, folk-art-inspired stuffed animals, made and exchanged to improve the lives of vulnerable women and children in Malawi and Uganda. A not-for-profit community art program created and directed by Robbyn Layne McGill from 2011-2013.
ART & ECOLOGY IN COSTA RICA
An artist residency and video project with The ComunicArte Project (CAP) in Punta Banco, Costa Rica that evolved into a collaboration and three-week study abroad program for student teaching artists.
THE DAY I BECAME HAPPIER THAN MY PSYCHIATRIST
Winner of the Judges Honorable Mention award (Humboldt Film Festival, 2006). Hand-processed, 16mm found-footage juxtaposed with live-action based on a story written by Catalina Troshev. Produced and directed by Robbyn Layne McGill.
FEAR OF FALLING
Hand-manipulated 16mm film images created for a performance collaboration. Inspired by James Dickey's Falling, a poem about a flight attendant who falls to her death over Kansas after being sucked out of airplane.
A psychological ride through a love-addicted mind, created with hand-painted, directly manipulated found film footage and found sounds. Created by Robbyn Layne McGill in 2003.
Artist profile on an infamous underground filmmaker and his alternative microcinema in San Francisco. Written, produced and directed for Current TV.
EXTRA ACTION MARCHING BAND
A provocative video profile on the racy and raucous Extra Action Marching Band. Created for Current TV.