Judges of Character

This is the theme for the Riding Lights Summer Theatre School this year. I will again be delivering a course called Tall Stories. You'll learn how use a personal narrative to create a digital performance that will be presented to an audience by the end of the week. We will explore storytelling, digital media, writing […]






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 […]






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






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











iMovie ’11 – a worthy successor to iMovieHD

I have fully tested the latest version of iMovie and I am confident that it can be used to create digital stories.











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Singapore Keynote

I was invited to deliver the keynote address to the 2nd Asian Digital Storytelling Congress in Singapore on Sept 4th 2010.
This is the text of my presentation











Singapore and the future of digital storytelling

Anticipating the 2nd Asian Digital Storytelling Congress











The only CDS Open Standard Workshop this year in Europe

I received this email from Joe Lambert of the Center for Digital Storytelling in California. He’s in the UK for DS5 in Aberystwyth. While he’s here he running a workshop in London and he has some places to fill. Folks,This is a reminder, we will be offering the only CDS Open Standard Workshop this year […]






iMovie 8 Madness

I have started to re evaluate iMovie 8 (part of iLife 09) as a tool for digital storytelling. I was beginning to warm to it until I began some tests to nail down it’s behaviour with still images. Now it’s driving me to distraction – it’s so inconsistent. So my write up will take a […]