DS8 Breakout Sessions

I’m looking forward to DS8 in Cardiff which starts on Friday at 10am at Chapter Arts. I have chosen my breakout sessions in advance. In the morning I shall listen to David Frohlich (University of Surrey). His topic is: Mobile Digital Storytelling for Development In this talk David describes another use of digital stories as […]






Touching Stories

The MacBooks have all but gone and the iPads are moving in. It’s time to create digital stories by touch. The iPad (and iPhone) mean digital storytelling workshops can happen just about anywhere. No need for boxes of gear – with just an iPad you can tell your story anywhere. So I took the step […]






Cardiff – June – it must be DS8

The next Digital Storytelling Festival will be again be at Chapter Arts in Cardiff on Friday 14th June 2013. It’s hosted by the University of Glamorgan’s George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling. Last year’s event was a great day and there’s no reason not to be at DS8 this year. It is the one UK event that attracts a […]






What is Digital Storytelling?

Perhaps a strange question to be asking after all these years of Digital Storytelling, but there are still many who don’t know and many more who think they know but don’t. It’s also true that there are any number of definitions of digital storytelling






See and Hear

  I appear in two new features this week. At DS6 Gareth Morlais recorded an interview with me about the potential of digital storytelling on the iPad. He makes some very generous comments about me during this feature, but I hope you find the content about creating digital stories useful. It is the first of his […]






Culture Shock Conference – this week

It’s not too late to book a place at the Culture Shock! Conference in Newcastle. This day conference is for anyone who’s interested in digital Storytelling and especially people from the Museums, Libraries and Archives sector. Culture Shock is one of the UKs most successful digital storytelling projects and as it draws to a close […]






Almost over at DS6

I always find events like DS6 stimulating and exciting. There are lots of good things about being your own boss, but one thing I miss about my former workplace is the interaction with other people doing a similar job. So festivals, conferences and events are the places where I am inspired and invigorated. Ideas flow, […]






DS 6 – the date is set

Esko Reinikainen posted this on the DS Cymru website. Put it in your diary now and plan to join us at the only Digital Storytelling Festival in the UK. I am happy to announce that the DS6 International Digital Storytelling Festival will take place on: Friday 17th June, 2011 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales We are […]






DS6 is going ahead in 2011

I’ve just received this good news from Esko Reinikainen about DS6:- Digital Storytelling Cymru Network Promoting Digital Storytelling in Wales and beyond… A message to all members of Digital Storytelling Cymru Network Digital Storytellers! It’s a new year, and that means time to get rolling with DS6 International Digital Storytelling Festival! We’ve just opened the call […]






Bridges Burned – Upgrade Complete

As I complete the upgrade on my last MacBook today I realise that In will probably never run a digital storytelling workshop again using iMovieHD – my bridges have been burned