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 […]






Can you run a workshop in Oldham this summer?






Are you free to run a digital storytelling workshop (or two) in Oldham this summer. I’ve been asked to submit a proposal for summer activities for young people under 20, but I don’t have enough spare time.











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" 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 […]






Another week in Dorset






I’m working with East Dorset Arts again this week training trainers in Verwood. Excellent facilities at The Verwood Hub make working working there a pleasure. Great people too. So if you live in the East Dorset area look out for opportunities to join a digital storytelling workshop there soon.






The last two Engenious workshops start this week






I am in Salford on Thursday and Birmingham on Sunday running storycircles to start the last two workshops for engineers. Engineers – you have a story to tell! …but do you have the communication skills? One of the most powerful ways of delivering a message is to tell a story. Being able to create a […]






Engenious Stories – Presentation






This is the presentation explaining the Engenious Digital Storytelling Workshops It’s in three parts (Please note that the Salford workshop will now be held on May 7th, 14th and 21st and not t as indicated in this presentation) Part 1 What is Digital Storytelling? Part 2 How does Digital Storytelling work? Part 3 How do […]






Graduate Engineers – free workshop in Salford






The next digistories workshop in the North of England is in Salford on three Thursdays: April 30th, May 7th & 14th. It’s for graduate engineers – part of the Engenious Stories programme. Places are free but have to be booked. Contact Dr Zoe Stec L.Z.Stec@salford.ac.uk






Southampton digistories workshop update






The plan for Southampton is being updated. I will be in Building 27, Room 3059 on Highfield Campus at Southampton University next Tuesday giving two taster presentations. If you want to know more then come along at either 11am or 1pm when I will be expalining how it all works, how much you will get […]






Graduate Engineer near Southampton?






The next Engenious Stories workshop is in Southampton. If you are interested you have only a short time to register, but it’s free and you will find the experience very rewarding. More about the project here. Click on the flyer below to download it. To register contact Dr Steve Dorney today if possible.