This digital story was created in a workshop for Twin Cities Northeast Middle School eighth graders thanks to the Minnesota Youth Story Squad, a program run by the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies in the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts.
Want to learn how write a meaningful story based on a personal experience?
Personal narratives focus on a specific real-life event that is pivotal for the writer. Digital storytelling adds powerful layers of sound, imagery, text or music to enhance those narratives. This introductory workshop covers:
brainstorming story ideas
writing memorable narrative
video script format
2 hour session. No experience necessary. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Nan Toskey
Come experience a creative process that teaches people with little to no computer or media experience how to write, craft, and edit a digital story based on a personal experience. Each participant completes one digital story in collaboration with media artist.
Participants provide story assets. Audio recording and video editing equipment supplied by media artist. Instructor: Nan Toskey
Workshops consist of 4 weekly 2 hour sessions, plus remote video editing with media artist:
1 – Key Ingredients of First Person Digital Storytelling
Story created in a workshop facilitated by Maks, a non-profit organization in Brussels, Belgium who empowers job seekers and other vulnerable groups to create their own (digital) story to develop their talents and competences.