Archives for January 2009

Still time to book your place






There are still places for both Railway and Broadcast Engineers on the Digital Storytelling workshops in York and Bradford. National Railway Museum workshop starts on Wednesday Feb 4th in York National Media Museum workshop starts on Monday Feb 9th in Bradford Places are free but have to be booked. Contact Dr Zoe Stec L.Z.Stec@salford.ac.uk






iMovie '09 – nothing for digital storytellers






The new iMovie ’09 appears to have the same serious limitation on using stills as the previous version. Drag a still into the project and it’s duration is set by default to 4 seconds. In any other video editing software changing the duration is just a matter of dragging the end of the clip to […]






Get iMovie HD while you can






iLife ’09 was released today. It was also the day that the free download page for iMovie HD 6 was removed. Apple allowed users to download the earlier version because iMovie 08 was such a radical change  that many users were left without some essential functions – timeline editing to name just one. I can […]






Free Train the Trainers Workshops (if you can get to SF, Calif)






Social Media: KQED offers free storytelling workshops. If you’re in California this is an offer you can’t refuse. Click above for the details.






Broadcast Engineers – tell your story






The second digital storytelling workshop for engineers to tell their own stories has been scheduled for the National Media Museum in Bradford. It is essentially for Broadcast Engineers to talk about the events and inspiration that led them into their career. The workshop takes place on three consecutive Mondays. February 9th, 16th and 23rd 2009. […]






Digital Stories from London Transport Museum






Become a fan of the London Transport Museum Head over to Facebook and watch this series of digital stories – memories of using London Transport Last year I trained 5 people from the Museum at the depot in Acton. We had a great time and they told some fascinating personal stories in the process of […]






Digital Storytelling Workshops for Engineers






Ingenious Workshops The first workshops funded by the Ingenious Fund of the Royal Society of Engineering have been scheduled. The first is for Railway Engineers at the National Railway Museum in York. The digital storytelling workshop will be held at the museum on three Wednesdays. February 4th & 11th with a final day on March […]