Last Friday brought together storytellers from Bournemouth, Brighton and Sheffield to view an exhibition based on the project and to see screenings of their films. Also in attendance were some of our Advisory Group members and Rose Attu from The Reading Agency who spoke about the fantastic work they are doing encouraging more young people […]
The final event of the project takes place in a few weeks’ time. An exhibition of photographs from the workshops held at Bournemouth, Brighton and Sheffield will be on display, followed by a screening of some of the digital stories produced, introduced by the storytellers themselves. This will be the first time that the storytellers from […]
I posted earlier about how the project has inspired Kit, one of our participants from Bournemouth, to produce more digital stories. We were delighted to hear from Sara recently about a new story she has created following our Sheffield workshops. Sara created the story on her iPhone (!) and uses images from Pinterest to imagine […]
At Sheffield we made the best of the balmy weather and trialled the Photo Safari, where our storytellers went out and about to collect images relating to specific themes. The activity was designed to help reinforce how images could be used to evoke emotions, and to tell their own stories. In the stories from all […]
We are heading for Sheffield this week for the final workshop! We are delighted that this event is featuring in Sheffield’s Off The Shelf festival which has been running since the early 90s. This year the festival line up includes Robert Webb, Mark Haddon and Brian Blessed, so we really are amongst illustrious company!! Our involvement […]
Kit was one of our participants at the Bournemouth workshop. Here is his account of how ‘Who is Foo’ came about…. In October 2016, a six-year old called Sydney drew and named the story’s characters (except Foo, who she named but didn’t draw because she ran out of time). There wasn’t time to tell the […]
Tricia, Ross, Ray, Isobel and I all took part in this ‘unconference’ on digital storytelling held at the University of East London in early July https://www.uel.ac.uk/events/2017/07/unconference-digital-storytelling. Advisory Group member Mark Dunford was one of the organisers, and the innovative format ensured that participants over the course of the 4 days had many different opportunities to […]
Our next workshop (hosted by the University of Brighton) will be from 22-24 September. We follow that up with a workshop at Sheffield Hallam from 13-15 October. We are looking forward to making more stories! Contact us to enquire about or apply for a workshop.