Digital Storytelling Trainer:  Mark Ellis
What is digital storytelling? <ul><li>&quot;Digital Storytelling&quot; is an emerging term, one that arises from a  grassr...
Who is using Digitalstorytelling and Audio slideshows?
What kind of digital stories are there? <ul><li>Oral histories  </li></ul><ul><li>Audio narration </li></ul><ul><li>Interp...
Content to discuss/deconstruct Oxfam report on  Char Atra  in Bangladesh Guardian report on DFID project to boost trade an...
Audio <ul><li>Non-reporter, first-person testimony </li></ul><ul><li>“ say what you see” </li></ul><ul><li>Music and “actu...
Pictures <ul><li>Storyboard the shoot </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape format far better than portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Good m...
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Digital storytelling workshop

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling Trainer: Mark Ellis
  2. 2. What is digital storytelling? <ul><li>&quot;Digital Storytelling&quot; is an emerging term, one that arises from a grassroots movement that uses new digital tools to help ordinary people tell their own 'true stories' in a compelling and emotionally engaging form. These stories usually take the form of a relatively short story (less than 8 minutes) and can involve interactivity. </li></ul><ul><li>The term can also be a broader journalistic reference to the variety of emergent new forms of digital narratives (web-based stories, interactive stories, hypertexts, and narrative computer games). </li></ul>According to:
  3. 3. Who is using Digitalstorytelling and Audio slideshows?
  4. 4. What kind of digital stories are there? <ul><li>Oral histories </li></ul><ul><li>Audio narration </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Personal stories </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Campaigning tools </li></ul>
  5. 5. Content to discuss/deconstruct Oxfam report on Char Atra in Bangladesh Guardian report on DFID project to boost trade and combat HIV in Chirundu on the Zambia/ Zimbabwe border. The artifical eye maker An appeal film for the neo-natal ward at Leicester Hospital
  6. 6. Audio <ul><li>Non-reporter, first-person testimony </li></ul><ul><li>“ say what you see” </li></ul><ul><li>Music and “actuality” can help with transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers introduce themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Natural sounds to let the photos breathe </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pictures <ul><li>Storyboard the shoot </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape format far better than portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Good mix of photos – wide, mid range and close </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Arty’ is good </li></ul><ul><li>Take several photographs of each ‘thought’ </li></ul><ul><li>Too much posing is bad – try to get people looking natural, doing something then follow and just shoot, shoot, shoot… </li></ul><ul><li>Your ‘subject’ shouldn’t be in every shot, think laterally, or shoot close-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Think of good opening and closing shots </li></ul><ul><li>If you haven’t taken the photos, check what credits are needed – and web copyright clearance </li></ul>

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