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TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge - 2013

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    TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge - 2013 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge - 2013 Presentation Transcript

    • 2012 TSDigs Photo Winner,Fitness for Africa TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge #TSDIGS
    • Why digital storytelling?  We are visual creatures  Technology makes storytelling instantaneous and fairly DIY  Storytelling is the currency of community
    • Shifting the lens for nonprofits TechSoup Member SpotlightsLocal Impact Map Types of stories to consider  Case studies transformed  Data driven stories: maps, timelines, charts  Member spotlights  Mission based stories  Conference interviews  Build a community of stories
    • + Linden Lab does storytelling
    • Digital storytelling done right
    • Where TechSoup fits in  Many nonprofits lack confidence, knowledge, or tools for digital storytelling  TechSoup provides the education and resources, plus a friendly way to spur competition  Donor partner sponsorship model
    • +What is TSDigs? How it works One Month Challenge Training Webinars Interactive Tweet Chats Featured Storytelling 2012 TSDigs Winner – Dave Thomas Foundation Content, Tools, Resources 90-second Video or 5-image Slideshow Submissions Expert Judges Prizes Audience Choice Award Live streamed at red carpet Awards Event in San Francisco
    • What makes this digital storytelling challengedifferent? • 2011 1st Place Winner - Room to Read • No prior filmmaking experience • Two staff members participated in webinars • Used pictures from a field representative and narrated his letter describing the impact the Room to Read library brought to a rural Nepalese community • Now, they have a library of videos and pictures documenting and2011 Digital Storytelling Challenge First Prize Winner showcasing their work Room to Read Watch on YouTube
    • Timeline of EventsApril 2: Digital Storytelling Launch / Submissions OPENApril 4: Webinar: Creating a Culture of Storytelling (register)April 9: Tweet Chat: Storytelling with DataApril 11: Webinar: How to Use Your Digital StoryApril 16: Tweet Chat: Storytelling Around the WorldApril 17: Google+ Hangout: Meet the Judges!April 18: Webinar: Digital Storytelling Tools and MethodsApril 23: Tweet Chat: Storytelling and Social SharingApril 24: Google+ Hangout: Winners Circle!April 30: Submissions close at 11:59 p.m. Pacific timeMay 1 – 15: Community and expert judgingMay 28: Awards Gala live in San Francisco and streamingonline in Second Life and beyond!
    • For more information go to TSDIGS.orgThe challenge begins April 2, and youhave until April 30 to enter!