the Short-Run Publishing and
Family History Publishing Specialists

Making a Personal History Video is Easy!

Digital video cameras finally deliver on the marketing promises that producing a personal video is easy. Attendees learn how to prepare a room for a shoot, set up a camera to maximize available lighting, and frame a shot. We also cover interview basics.


Tom Underhill published his first book 19 years ago and started publishing books full-time two years later. Since 1999, Creative Continuum has specialized in publishing high-quality, short-run books, including family histories, memoirs, and photo and fine art books. During the last several years, Tom and his company produced more than 400 family history heirloom books, printed more than 12.5 million pages and scanned more than 13,500 photographs.
Creative Continuum has published several award-winning books. Among them, The California Missions as Art won a Davey Award in 2007 for design. A History of African-American Families and Slaveholders in Cass County, East Texas was awarded the Best Genealogy in Texas in 2005.
Tom’s speaking experience includes most of Southern California’s family history fairs and other major genealogical conventions. He has also presented at the Utah Genealogical Association’s annual conferences. Tom presented at the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Associations and at the 2005 FGS annual convention in Salt Lake City.
Tom is the author of thirteen books.
Tom has been quoted in a number of publications including the the Deseret News, Hartford Courant and the Dallas Morning News.
In 2007, Creative Continuum was nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s Family Owned Business Award.


Hemet Family History Fair 2007 Syllabus is a 136-page, 8.5"x11" book with paperback binding published in 2007.



Online Privacy & Protection is a 142-page, 5.5"x8.5" book with paperback binding published in 2005.



A Place for My Soul Filled With Flowers is a 100-page, 7.25"x8" book with paperback binding published in 2003.



Nobody asked me but.. It isn’t easy being Jewish is a 97-page, 6"x9" book with paperback binding published in 2007.



Gwendolyn is a 760-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2007.



Witt Watch is a 332-page, 8.5"x11" book with library edition hardback binding published in 2008.



California Gold 1849: My Family’s Story is a 128-page, 6.5"x9.5" book with paperback binding published in 2005.



California Libraries 2004 Calendar is a 28-page, 11"x8.5" book with spiral bound calendar binding published in 2003.



The Adventures of James: A Trip to the Cemetery is a 36-page, 5.5"x4.75" book with paperback binding published in 2005.



Behind the Orange Curtian is a 324-page, 7"x9.5" book with paperback with dust jacket flaps binding published in 2003.