Personal Narrative & Digital Storytelling

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

For more information on upcoming workshops,
CONTACT:
Nan Toskey
651-206-4659
nan@mediatoremember.com

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First Person

Want to create your very own digital story?

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
2 – Writing Personal Voice Stories
3 – Crafting a Video Script
4 – Story Making Production
5 – Story Making Video Editing [offsite]

 

For more information on upcoming workshops,
CONTACT:
Nan Toskey
651-206-4659
nan@mediatoremember.com

styles:

The Spaces In Between

by Carla Pascoe

Carla Pascoe traces her family’s ancestry from Lebanon and contemplates the mysterious circumstances of her great grandfather’s migration, as well as the undocumented moments of her family’s history.

Created by Carla Pascoe as part of ACMI’s ‘Enduring Stories: Migrant Memories’ Digital Storytelling workshop program held on 29-31 March 2007, in partnership with Arts Victoria. Workshop Gallery