About Stark Insider

A WEST COAST ADVENTURE.
A LIFETIME IN THE MAKING.

Now in its 14th year, Stark Insider invites you to explore creative and interesting people and places in and around the San Francisco Bay Area with Loni Stark.

Actors, directors, the arts, adventures in food and wine, wanderlust, filmmaking and the pursuit of the creative impulse — Stark Insider is A West Coast Adventure, A Lifetime in the Making.

Stark Insider is the largest arts & travel YouTube channel in San Francisco and Loni and Clinton Stark’s short films and experimental videos are also streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

Loni Stark - Bio on Stark Insider
Loni Stark

THE WOMAN. THE JACKET. THE CITY.

Loni Stark Actual Size drawing DesignThinkers May 2017
Loni Stark Actual Size. By Vancouver-based artist Kyle Papilla.

Loni Stark - Harley Quinn
Loni Stark as Harley Quinn in San Francisco.

Loni Stark with Cary Grant in North by Northwest
Loni Stark with Cary Grant in ‘Movie Star’. Click above image to watch.

STARK INSIDER BY THE NUMBERS

STARK INSIDER IN SAN FRANCISCO

STARK INSIDER IN THE BAJA

Loni Stark in Destination Unknown - Stark Insider

STARK INSIDER WITH NICOLE KIDMAN

STARK INSIDER ON TOP OF THE CN TOWER

STARK INSIDER “GLAMPING”

STARK INSIDER AT FESTIVAL OF DISRUPTION WITH DAVID LYNCH

 

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BTS ON SET: SHOOTING A STARK INSIDER VIDEO

BTS making of 3 Days in Sonoma by Clinton Stark-39
BTS Editing 3 Days in Sonoma. Photo: Clinton Stark
Loni Stark Green Screen for Stark Insider Video
Loni Stark - BTS - Fish. In. Fridge.
Loni Stark BTS: Festival of Disruption with David Lynch
3 Days in Paris BTS Panda Dance: Loni and Clinton Stark

DISTRIBUTION AND INFLUENCE

Founded in 2005 by Clinton and Loni Stark, Stark Insider is known for its innovative videos and short documentaries on travel, theater, and the arts.

Distribution includes Amazon Prime, Facebook, Google (over 9,700 subscribers via tablet and smartphone), Vimeo and the Stark Insider YouTube Channel, in addition to mobile apps such as News360, Mobiles Republic, and Google Play Newsstand.

SI is an official arts, travel and tech source for Google News. Film reviews are indexed on IMDB.com.

As media continues to change and evolve, forward-thinking outlets like Stark Insider are positioned to show us the way to the future.

Stark Insider’s recognition and influence have expanded rapidly; the site is often referenced alongside major media brands including Wired, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post and Variety.

We reach a potential audience of over 10 million people in the greater Bay Area including San Francisco, Napa, Berkeley, Palo Alto and San Jose. Interested in writing for us? Send us an email with your background, writing sample (or link to article), and contact information to info@starkinsider.com.

STARK INSIDER VIDEOS

Stark Insider is the largest travel & arts YouTube channel in San Francisco. With over 3.1 million views including 1.9 million on YouTube and hundreds of thousands more on Facebook and Vimeo, SI has emerged as a leader in producing behind-the-scenes features, informative and whimsical interviews, and under-covered stories in the areas of food, wine, and the arts.

Clinton and Loni Stark // Live in the Vineyard Video Series
Clinton and Loni Stark backstage at Live in the Vineyard in Napa Valley, California.

Actor Vincent Kartheiser Interview with Loni Stark
Actor Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men) interview with Loni Stark.

A West Coast Adventure.
A Lifetime in the Making.

Loni Stark: "Be fearless. Be creative."

Loni Stark with David Lynch at the Festival of Disruption 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
Loni Stark with David Lynch at Festival of Disruption in Los Angeles, California.

Red Room - David Lynch Festival of Disruption, Los Angeles, 2017

Red Room - David Lynch Festival of Disruption, Los Angeles, 2017

Red Room - David Lynch Festival of Disruption, Los Angeles, 2017

STARK INSIDER CONTRIBUTORS

  • Gregory M. Alonzo
  • Ilana Walder-Biesanz
  • Mike Carrall
  • Tom Eden
  • Eve Giovenco
  • Al Graichen
  • Deniz Hellberg
  • Bob Jamison
  • Eugene Lee
  • Jane Lurie
  • Janice Nieder
  • Jessica Oaks
  • Carl Orthlieb
  • Patricia Reardon
  • Clinton Stark
  • Loni Stark
  • Monica Turner
  • Cy Ashley Webb
  • Chris Wright

CLINTON AND LONI STARK

Clinton and Loni Stark - About Stark Insider
Clinton and Loni Stark. Photo by Jeff Singer / S72.