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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Oral History & Digital Storytelling

Have you ever wanted to sit down with someone and record a conversation about their life experience? Then craft this interview into an engaging digital story?

Workshop participants learn how to craft compelling life stories and how to utilize accessible digital technology to express them. This introductory workshop covers:

  • pre-production planning,
  • interviewing techniques and
  • audio recording options

to begin capturing family history that can be treasured and shared for years to come.

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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Video Editing Basics

Are you new to creating and editing videos… and wanting something SIMPLE to edit with?

WeVideo is a cloud-based video editor that makes it easy for anyone to create memorable videos on Macs, PCs, Chromebooks and more. This introductory workshop covers:

  • WeVideo basics,
  • video editing concepts and
  • editing tips & techniques

to transform footage into compelling stories.

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

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Second Story

Have you ever wanted to sit down with someone and record a conversation about their life experience? Then craft this interview into an engaging digital story?

Come experience a creative process that teaches people with little to no computer or media experience how to create a short second story video that can be treasured and shared for years to come.

Participants provide story assets. Audio recording and video editing consultation supplied by media artist. WeVideo subscription recommended. Instructor: Nan Toskey

Workshops consist of 5 weekly 2 hour sessions, plus 1 remote session video editing with media artist:
1 – Subject & Story Creative Blueprint
2 – Interviewing & Recording Techniques
3 – Production: Recording Oral History
4 – Logging, Scripting, & Editing Voice Track
5 – Adding layers through Video Editing
6 – Remote One-on-one Video Editing

 

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

Media Lab

Have you taken a introductory workshop and now want to take your production to the next level?

Media Lab offers participants to book one hour with Media Artist to:

  • Audio record an interview
  • Video Record an interview
  • Record story narration
  • Script Consultation with Media Artist
  • Video Editing Consultation

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

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