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How to Create Social Impact, First-person Stories

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On April 4, 2016, Robert Kershaw, the Director of Public Workshops at StoryCenter for an evening on "Nonprofits and Storytelling: How to create social impact, first-person stories". Rob shared lessons and best practices from StoryCenter's methods of group process and story creation and closed with powerful examples of digital short videos.

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How to Create Social Impact, First-person Stories

  1. 1. How to Create Social Impact, First-person Stories Nonprofits and Storytelling: • April 6, 2016 Robert Kershaw, Director of Public Workshops, StoryCenter
  2. 2. Claiming Space
  3. 3. The resurgence of storytelling in today’s media world is wide open for interpretation and creation.
  4. 4. Digital Storytelling History
  5. 5. Storytelling as First Person Personal narrative simultaneously is born out of experience and gives shape to experience… we come to know ourselves as we use narrative to apprehend experiences and navigate relationships with others. Eleanor Ochs
  6. 6. It’s the way you tell it that marks the difference between story and narrative.
  7. 7. • Narrative is a representation or specific manifestation of the story • Narrative is the choice of events and their order • Narrative is responsible for how the recipient perceives the story.
  8. 8. The difficulty is that story, like truth, is an illusion created by narrative.
  9. 9. STORY
  10. 10. STORY
  11. 11. STORY
  12. 12. Experience Alone doesn’t make a Story A the core of a good story is emotion
  13. 13. Most of the participants in a StoryCenter workshop don’t consider themselves storytellers nor do they consider themselves media producers, script editors, audio recorders, photographers, videographers, art directors but this is in fact what they become.
  14. 14. The process of making media, with its potential to support reflection and skill building for participants and organizations, is equally as important as the final product that emerges. The Workshop: Group Practice leading to a Unique Story
  15. 15. Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling • Owning Your Insight • Owning Your Emotion • Finding A Moment • Seeing Your Story • Hearing Your Story • Assembling Your Story • Sharing Your Story
  16. 16. • Well Being • Informed Choices • Ownership • Local Relevance • Ethics as Process • Ethics of Distribution Ethical Practice in Digital Storytelling
  17. 17. http://edutube.hccs.edu/media/a+work+in+process-+Jennifer+Vacca/0_43sahu19/26950032 Work in Progress by JR Vacca
  18. 18. Digital Storytelling
  19. 19. Creativity & Personal Voice Digital Storytelling
  20. 20. Creativity & Personal Voice Media Literacy & Technology Education Digital Storytelling
  21. 21. Creativity & Personal Voice Media Literacy & Technology Education Social Change & Civic EngagementDigital Storytelling
  22. 22. Creativity & Personal Voice Media Literacy & Technology Education Social Change & Civic Engagement Policy & Advocacy Digital Storytelling
  23. 23. Creativity & Personal Voice Media Literacy & Technology Education Social Change & Civic Engagement Policy & AdvocacyResearch & Evaluation Digital Storytelling
  24. 24. www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VjMBwrw4CE&index=2&list=PL-wIWLltJMIbfJgEnFQeI4AD-UX28mNch The Dinner Table
  25. 25. https://vimeo.com/154457852 Cold by Alexandra Corraza
  26. 26. Find It. Make It. Share It. Live It…
  27. 27. EDUCATION WORKSOHPS http://www.storycenter.org/workshops-edu Find It. Make It. Share It. Live It…
  28. 28. • Digital Storytelling Workshops: In-person and On-line • Applications in Public Health and Education Webinars • Image and Story • Sound and Story Workshops • Storywork Workshop, Webinars and Seminars • Writers Group Webinar • Facilitator Training Find It. Make It. Share It. Live It…
  29. 29. www.routledge.com/products/9780415627030
  30. 30. rob@storycenter.org joe@storycenter.org info@storycenter.org www.storycenter.org/register/ Thank you!

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