Archives for November 2009

"iMovie" or "Photo to Movie"?






I’ve been evaluating Photo to Movie from LQ Graphics as a tool for digital storytelling. My favourite application is iMovie HD. It’s not perfect but better the devil you know – and I know iMovie pretty well now and still discover tricks that make me think “how clever”. When Apple rewrote iMovie for iLife 08 it […]






More Engenious Stories






YouTube – digistoriesuks Channel . I’ve just uploaded the final batch of digital stories made by Engineers in the Engenious Stories project. It was organised by The Universities of Salford and Southampton and funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. I held workshops in Salford, Bradford, York, Birmingham and Southampton where a wide range of […]






Testing new software for digistories






LQ Graphics Photo to Movie. I’m testing this software for use in my workshops. It’s available in Mac and Windows versions. There’s a timeline and it works under Snow Leopard. With no sign of a fix for iMovie 6 under Snow Leopard and the download no longer available on the Apple website, I have to […]






Culture Shock records ordinary lives in North East






Culture Shock records ordinary lives in North East By Culture24 staff | 28 October 2009 (Above) Culture Shock participants editing their digital story. Photograph courtesy Culture Shock A project in the North East is allowing local people to contribute records of their own lives to the permanent collections of the region’s museums and galleries. Culture Shock aims […]