I’ve just finished a series of workshops at Crisis Skylight in Newcastle at the invitation of Alex Henry of Curiosity Creative. It’s part of The Story Box project, with stories being gathered for public display. Among the venues for these digital stories is a one person cinema – a portable red BT Phonebox.
Derwenthorpe is a new housing development on the edge of York. The plans were controversial. The houses are environmentally advanced but the site was contested by some people living in more established communities nearby. Once the disputes were settled and the houses being occupied the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust organised community events to build bridges. […]
digistories will be at Riding Lights Summer Theatre School again this year with another Tall Stories course. The theme this year is Peace … break it or keep it … The Summer School is a great and varied week. As well as creating digital stories, you will be involved in theatre production and exploring issues around the […]
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 […]
The Armed Forces Community Presents … Workshops are complete and the stories are finding their way onto the York Stories 2012 website. But the highlight of this project – apart from the stories themselves of course – is that five of the digital stories will be shown on a big screen in St Helen’s Square […]
Live in York? Have a story to tell about military life? Want to expand your media skills? I am running a series of workshops in the city linked to York Stories 2012 called Armed Forces Presents. York is a great military city and has been ever since the Romans built their Legionary Headquarters here two […]
It will soon be time for the UK’s only Digital Storytelling Festival, DS7. Bookings are going well and this is the last week to send in your form. This year it is hosted by the University of Glamorgan’s George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling and will be held at Chapter Arts in Cardiff on Thursday 7th June 2012. Book your place […]