Original Thinkers is a multimedia company focusing on the intersection of story and ideas, working on impactful ways to convey essential concepts to a growing and diverse audience. The Original Thinkers mission is to discover and introduce new thinking around the complexities and challenges of our ever changing world. Original Thinkers curates creative, fresh and thought-provoking programming that shines a spotlight on a host of artists, thinkers, storytellers, visionaries. Original Thinkers takes audiences on a transformative journey to listen carefully, think deeply and see new possibilities.
The Original Thinkers cornerstone event is an annual four-day festival in Telluride, CO where ideas, story and community come together. Using the festival as a springboard, Original Thinkers has launched several initiatives that thoughtfully repurpose the festival’s engaging programming. OT On The Road curates shows for arts organizations, schools and resorts. OT B2B works with companies to provide edifying programs for their corporate retreats and other business gatherings. Original Thinkers’ production arm is creating fresh content including short films, podcasts and documentary series featuring festival guests.
- October 5, 2023 - October 8, 2023