Join us in celebrating the 17th anniversary of Laughing Squid! I never would have guessed that the little film and video production company I started in 1995 would become what it is today. It’s been an amazing journey to say the least.
Here’s a brief timeline of Laughing Squid’s history:
1995 – Founded in San Francisco as a film and video production company to release the documentary “Alonso G. Smith, A Half Century of Social Surrealism”.
1996 – Created The Squid List, a San Francisco Bay Area events list.
1998 – Launched Laughing Squid Web Hosting.
1999-2003 – Laughing Squid presented the The Tentacle Sessions, a monthly series in San Francisco.
2005 – Officially launched the Laughing Squid blog (we were proto-blogging as early as 2003).
Oh and for those who are curious, here’s the origin of the name “Laughing Squid”.
illustration by Yiying Lu