The Brighton workshop took place over the weekend 22nd – 24th September and saw 8 participants create stories about their experiences and passions for reading. It struck me again the variety of styles of storytelling not only in the range of media used (photography, drawing, animation and video) but also in the storytelling styles that […]
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 […]
In preparation for our next Reading on Screen workshop in Brighton next month, I was reflecting on the fabulous three days we had with our participants at Bournemouth University. When approached to contribute to this innovative and unusual project, I have to admit that I wondered how on earth we were going to stimulate people […]
We’ve put together a short film of the Bournemouth workshop. We do hope you enjoy the film and do pass the link on!
Last week I attended a three-day workshop at Bournemouth University to create a story told by means of digital video. The first day focused on using images and anecdotes to generate stories with a focus on the experience of reading, especially using Kindles. However, as I don’t have a Kindle the ‘Reading on Screen’ workshop allowed […]
I’m just beginning to come down off the high which was the Bournemouth workshop 21st May – 2nd June. It was a great workshop in a great setting. The Fusion building worked fantastically for our ‘storycircle’ day and provided the right kind of environment for sharing everyone’s passion for reading. We laughed and cried our […]
I’d been teaching media studies at the University of Brighton for about 10 years when I came across Digital Storytelling through the ‘Silver Stories’ project which Mark Dunford and Isobel Creed were running. Digital Stories are short engaging films made by everyday people in collaborative workshops where they are given the support and tools necessary to […]