NEW Educational Documentary, “Living Tiny Legally, Part 2”

An Educational Resource for Tiny House Advocates and Policy Makers The much-anticipated next installment of the Living Tiny Legally documentary series recently debuted at the Georgia Tiny House Festival and is now available online. Part 2 explores the benefits of tiny housing, examines the need for building standards and how current codes can … Read more

Living Tiny Legally, An Educational Documentary Series

Living Tiny Legally is a three part documentary series, created by filmmakers Alexis Stephens (that’s me!) and Christian Parsons of Tiny House Expedition, with the help of co-producer and Tiny House Collaborative member, Kai Rostcheck. It provides an in-depth, inside look into how a handful of cities from all over … Read more

A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity

Emmet Blackwell wanted to share their new documentary from Australia that features many different types of tiny houses, including his DIY recycled tiny house on wheels which is almost complete (pic below). The movie is FREE to watch on youtube. A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity is a feature-length documentary that follows … Read more

Living Tiny, Legally: An Interview with the Filmmakers

I recently caught up with my friends and the co-producers behind Living Tiny, Legally, Alexis from Tiny House Expedition and Kai Rostcheck from I Love Tiny Houses, Tiny House Lending and Tiny House Dating. They have busy promoting their Indiegogo fundraising campaign for their documentary that will feature case studies … Read more

A Tale of Zoning Happily Ever After

Groundbreaking Zoning Ordinace for Tiny House Communities Once upon a time in the small, forward-thinking city of Rockledge, Florida, some of the most progressive tiny housing zoning ordinances in the entire US of A were approved, in record time and with great ease. You see, the forward-thinking City Manager had an eye … Read more

Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary

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Promoted by Tiny House Jamboree Saturday, August 08 12:00PM – 1:13PM at Carmike Chapel Hills 13 1710 Briargate Blvd. Suite # 15 , Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80920 The Tiny House Jamboree is pleased to present Small is Beautiful, A Tiny House documentary. We welcome all attendees to partake in … Read more

Small is Beautiful – Released Today!

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It’s been two years in the making, but Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary is finally here! I had the opportunity to view this a couple of weeks ago and also many of you saw a premier of it at the Portland Tiny House Conference. This is a great documentary … Read more

Thrive with Less

Can you not only live, but thrive, with less? A group of six college students from Michigan decided to take some time out of what they felt were lives of excess to live more minimally. They filmed the lifestyle experiment last year and made it into a documentary called Thrive … Read more

We The Tiny House People – Documentary

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Kirsten and Nicolás have recently completed a documentary on people living in tiny houses. For around five years they have been traveling the world and filming these segments. I have been lucky enough to be in touch with Kirsten and have been able to give her a few leads from … Read more

“TINY”: A (short) Documentary about Living Small

Guest Post by Merete Mueller, co-director and producer of the film. “TINY: A Story About Living Small” is a short documentary about Christopher Smith’s process of building a tiny house from scratch with no building experience in the mountains of Colorado. The film also follows the lives of other families … Read more

EcoHouse Documentary Film

A while back I featured Alex and his Ecohouse located in Sweden. Recently he contacted me about a film they are producing and your chance to get involved in the funding of the project. Not everyone appreciates using the internet to raise money but I wanted to give those who … Read more