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Digital Storytelling

Digital Media
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Bhavneet Singh
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Bhavneet Singh
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Bhavneet Singh
ICT Innovation Associate Principal

Quinns Beach Primary School

@bhavneetsingh12
http://about.me/bhavne...
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Why Storytelling?
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Deepen their understanding of the world
Sharpen their powers of observation
Develop ...
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What Stories to Tell
 Facts/

Storytelling
 Genre – action, drama, comedy,
adventure, drama, historical, musical,
sci...
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Filmmaking
 Digital

documentaries vs digital stories

Bhavneet Singh
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KIS - Keep it Simple
 Short

Story
 Beginning – Middle – End
 30 sec – 1 min +Titles & Credits
 1 page double space...
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Elements of Digital
Storytelling
 Point

of View 
 A Dramatic Question 
 Emotional Content 
 The Gift of Your Voice...
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Flipped
Classroom
 Watch

tutorials
and instructions
at home
 Discuss and plan
via Edmodo

Bhavneet Singh
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Digital stories include
 Video
 Text
 Audio

narration

 Music
 Images

Bhavneet Singh
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Equipment required
Video Camera
 Tripod
 Phone – with recording feature
 Computer with appropriate editing
software...
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Classroom Strategies
Write an initial script
Plan an accompanying storyboard
Discuss and revise the script
Plan a shot...
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Script
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1 page double spaced script
Spoken language
Decide how detailed you want the script to be

Bhavneet Sing...
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A Storyboard
 A3

– Plan
 Action
 Dialogue
 Timing
 Transition
 http://generator.acmi.net.au/storyboard
 Storyb...
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A shot list
 Plan

the locations
 Order the shooting sequence
 Plan what equipment, characters,
costumes are needed...
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Tips
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Use a tripod
Zoom in
Keep composition simple
When using phone camera/still camera – keep ...
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Camera Angles
 Long

shot
 Wide shot
 Mid shot
 Closeup

Bhavneet Singh
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Follow a drill
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Director: Camera set?
Camera person checks that the shot is framed properly...
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Software to use – PC
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Moviemaker
VSDC
Pinnacle
Lightworks
Camtasia
Adobe Premiere

Bhavneet Singh
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Mac
Apps for iPads
 iMovie
 Adobe

Premiere
 Magisto
 Veescope

Bhavneet Singh
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Rubrics

Assessment
Areas to assess
Idea

•

Co-create rubrics

Script

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http://rubistar.4teachers.
org/index.php
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Extension
 Design
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promotional materials

Posters –
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GlogsterEDU
Smore
LetterPop
BigHugeLabs

 Microsoft

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Celebrate
 Host

a Film Premiere
 Invite parents and friends
 Enter competitions

Bhavneet Singh
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxrgK8i8aWA
Bhavneet Singh
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Some Links
 http://bhavneetsingh12.wordpress.com/
 http://www.acmi.net.au/
 http://mediaed.org.uk/using_film_in_sch...
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Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. T Art of he Digital Storytelling Digital Media 1 Bhavneet Singh
  2. 2. 2 Bhavneet Singh
  3. 3. 3 Bhavneet Singh ICT Innovation Associate Principal Quinns Beach Primary School @bhavneetsingh12 http://about.me/bhavneetsingh12 http://on.fb.me/14P701A - 21 Century Skills Page http://on.fb.me/1fQqPAY - TeachMeetWA Group http://teachmeetwa.wikispaces.com/ - TMWA Wiki Bhavneet Singh
  4. 4. 4 Why Storytelling?         Deepen their understanding of the world Sharpen their powers of observation Develop their ability to reflect critically on their experience Make sense out of their world Nurture their creativity Find their voice Create community Become lifelong learners Bhavneet Singh
  5. 5. 5 What Stories to Tell  Facts/ Storytelling  Genre – action, drama, comedy, adventure, drama, historical, musical, science fiction, horror, Bhavneet Singh
  6. 6. 6 Filmmaking  Digital documentaries vs digital stories Bhavneet Singh
  7. 7. 7 KIS - Keep it Simple  Short Story  Beginning – Middle – End  30 sec – 1 min +Titles & Credits  1 page double spaced script  Few images  Few words  Few special effects if needed Bhavneet Singh
  8. 8. 8 Elements of Digital Storytelling  Point of View   A Dramatic Question   Emotional Content   The Gift of Your Voice   The Power of the Soundtrack   Economy   Pacing http://www.digitalstoryteller.org/docs/DigitalStorytelling.pdf Bhavneet Singh http://jonorech.wikispaces.com/Teaching+The+Seven+Elements
  9. 9. 9 Flipped Classroom  Watch tutorials and instructions at home  Discuss and plan via Edmodo Bhavneet Singh
  10. 10. 10 Digital stories include  Video  Text  Audio narration  Music  Images Bhavneet Singh
  11. 11. 11 Equipment required Video Camera  Tripod  Phone – with recording feature  Computer with appropriate editing software  Computer with microphone  Optional – Chroma Green/Blue fabric or painted wall  Bhavneet Singh
  12. 12. 12 Classroom Strategies Write an initial script Plan an accompanying storyboard Discuss and revise the script Plan a shot list Shoot the sequences Sequence the images in the video editor Add the narrative track Add special effects and transitions Add special effects and transitions Add a soundtrack if time permit Bhavneet Singh
  13. 13. 13 Script    1 page double spaced script Spoken language Decide how detailed you want the script to be Bhavneet Singh
  14. 14. 14 A Storyboard  A3 – Plan  Action  Dialogue  Timing  Transition  http://generator.acmi.net.au/storyboard  Storyboard Pro Software Bhavneet Singh
  15. 15. 15 A shot list  Plan the locations  Order the shooting sequence  Plan what equipment, characters, costumes are needed on the set Bhavneet Singh
  16. 16. 16 Tips            Use a tripod Zoom in Keep composition simple When using phone camera/still camera – keep in landscape mode Shoots separate shots Do not zoom while filming Shoot in proper lighting Shoot more material than you need Shoot minimum 10 second shots Do not keep playing back to check Bhavneet Singh Do not delete footage when filming
  17. 17. 17 Camera Angles  Long shot  Wide shot  Mid shot  Closeup Bhavneet Singh
  18. 18. 18 Follow a drill              Director: Camera set? Camera person checks that the shot is framed properly and everything is ready to go. Camera person: Camera set Director: Quiet please Check everything is quiet then say Director: Turn over Camera person starts the camera and checks that it actually is recording. Camera person: Camera rolling Director waits five seconds then signals to the actors or shouts ‘Action’. The actors do the scene. The Director waits five seconds. Director: Cut The camera person stops recording. Make a record of the scene. Bhavneet Singh
  19. 19. 19 Software to use – PC       Moviemaker VSDC Pinnacle Lightworks Camtasia Adobe Premiere Bhavneet Singh
  20. 20. 20 Mac Apps for iPads  iMovie  Adobe Premiere  Magisto  Veescope Bhavneet Singh
  21. 21. 21 Rubrics Assessment Areas to assess Idea • Co-create rubrics Script • http://rubistar.4teachers. org/index.php • Self assessment Peer assessment Storyboard Preparation • Editing Sound Teamwork Bhavneet Singh
  22. 22. 22 Extension  Design  promotional materials Posters –     GlogsterEDU Smore LetterPop BigHugeLabs  Microsoft AutoCollage  Microsoft Publisher  Create Trailers   Animoto Design event tickets Bhavneet Singh
  23. 23. 23 Celebrate  Host a Film Premiere  Invite parents and friends  Enter competitions Bhavneet Singh
  24. 24. 24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxrgK8i8aWA Bhavneet Singh
  25. 25. 25 Some Links  http://bhavneetsingh12.wordpress.com/  http://www.acmi.net.au/  http://mediaed.org.uk/using_film_in_scho ols/teaching-filmmaking  http://www.mykidsadventures.com/howto-make-an-adventure-movie-with-yourkids/ Bhavneet Singh

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