Digital storytelling is a powerful means for enabling communication and social participation. Ordinary people work with expert creative practitioners to create first person narratives for a wide and growing range of purposes, including community building, cultural engagement, brand identification, education and public communication. This form of co-creative media takes advantage of newly accessible technologies but is based in the ancient and universal tradition of storytelling.
Evolve with QUTeX
A digital story usually combines a variety of video and still images and a recorded script of 100-250 words to create an original personal digital story in the form of a 2-3-minute digital video.
Our two and a half day workshop is designed to help individuals and organisations to build their own capacities to facilitate social participation through co-creative media production techniques such as digital storytelling.
Who should participate?
These workshops are aimed at arts managers, media and communication professionals, and professionals in other service industries (for example, health and education). The workshop is for those who are beginning to develop their creative capacity and digital literacies in audiovisual storytelling and who wish to develop and update their applied knowledge of how digital media can be used to engage clients and end-users using consumer grade equipment and technologies to tell short personal stories. Prior knowledge of digital media applications is not necessary.
This course is open to anyone over the age of 18, including international participants.
The program is suited to people who would like to:
- develop their skills in creating short, story-based, digital multimedia presentations
- use co-creative media techniques to participate in digital media projects
- apply digital storytelling techniques in community development and engagement activities, in government, non-government, community and commercial contexts
- become a digital storytelling workshop facilitator
- learn more about digital storytelling and co-creative media production practices.