A phone interview with Alan Grieg, who coordinates digital storytelling workshops with Generation Five. Generation Five is a nonprofit organization with the goal of ending child sexual abuse within five generations.
This document outlines roles that can be assigned to participants in a digital storytelling project. This resource comes from Bridges to Understanding, an organization that works mainly with large groups of people to create collaborative digital stories. Bridges says that when working in this way, they find it essential for everyone to have clearly defined roles.
Taken from the Spreading the Stories training manual, this tipsheet is meant to help guide your organization in assessing goals, skills, and needs for the workshop. Beyond recruiting participants and finding an appropriate location, there's still more prep to be done! This tip sheet can help your organize your thoughts about the workshop goals and how to achieve them.
Taken from the Spreading the Stories training manual, a one-page equipment list for a digital storytelling workshop. Outlines the hardware, software, and other equipment necessary for teaching a digital storytelling workshop. Use as a guideline when planning your workshop and finding/creating an appropriate lab to work in.
Taken from the Spreading the Stories training manual, a one-page tipsheet for the first stage of workshop planning. Includes how to prepare participants, making sure the work space is appropriate, and a timeline of important planning milestones.
A short guide to Photoshop Elements, a digital image manipulation program. Shows how to crop images and do basic fixes to lighting and color. Also illustrates how to copy and paste from one image to another to create a collage effect.
One approach to file management, aka organizing the materials you plan to use in your digital story. Shows an example of using a system of folders to sort materials. Also includes guidelines for resizing images and how to find copyright-free photos, music, and sound effects.