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.











Adobe Premiere Elements for Mac






I’m excited and doubtful about the arrival of Adobe Premiere Elements for Mac. Excited because it this could be a Mac solution for digital storytelling but dubious because it’s Adobe and my experience of their products and pricing is mixed.











What did people think of DS5






A vox-pop of people who attended DS5 in Aberystwyth











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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for May 11th from 18:36 to 18:36: LiveTypeCentral — Expansion Packs and More for LiveType! – A really useful set of tutorial on the use of LiveType. It usefully fills a lot of the gaps in the LiveType manual – of which there are many.






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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for June 18th from 10:38 to 10:38: Short films saved for posterity – I an similar move the digital stories made in the BBC English Regions project “Telling Lives” were handed to the National Media Museum In Bradford. Over 350 stories were told by BBC listeners and viewers in […]






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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for June 1st from 12:31 to 12:31: Online video more popular than blogging and social networking – Brand Republic News – Brand Republic – This is a very interesting and revealing piece of reporting. It demonstrates the opportunities presented to digital storytellers. There is an audience out there willing […]






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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for May 19th from 07:22 to 12:15: Vicar’s shed for ex-cons – Yorkshire Evening Post – This is one of the stories I recently recorded at a workshop for the Yorkshire and Humber Faiths Forum. What does social capital have to do with digital inclusion? : Connected Communities – […]






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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for May 18th from 17:07 to 17:07: macosxhints.com – Create a mosaic of movie clips in QuickTime Player – This could be a useful hint. It's a script that opens multiple movies in Quicktime and plays them all at the same time.






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Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for May 17th from 13:55 to 13:55: Overlap causes iMovie to crash – If you've experienced this problem here's a possible solution.