AN ON-LINE WORKSHOP PROVIDED BY FRESHWATER FUTURE Digital Storytelling for Your Group

AN ON-LINE WORKSHOP PROVIDED BY FRESHWATER FUTURE Digital Storytelling for Your Group

Your organization has great stories to tell. This 3-part on-line workshop will introduce
you to an exciting way to tell them. Digital storytelling combines visuals and sound
to communicate about the work you do, resulting in a short video all about your organization. This workshop meets three times on-line, with support between sessions to help you learn the tools and create your first story. With support from Freshwater Future staff, you will create a 2-4 minute digital story to use for fundraising, to motivate volunteers, public outreach and more.

Wednesday, October 16 11:30am EST
Session One: Introduction to Digital Storytelling
We will look at the elements of digital storytelling for organizations and discuss
examples of effective digital stories. Then we will talk about the story you want
to work on and plan for developing a script.
Wednesday, October 23 11:30am EST
Session Two: From Script to Production, Including Storyboarding and Editing
We will discuss how to move your story from a scripted idea to a reality using
storyboarding to connect images and sound with your words. Then we will look
at several digital editing tools for you to use in creating your story.
Wednesday, November 13 11:30am EST
Session Three: Planning to Finish and Share Your Story
We will look more closely at editing techniques, opportunities and challenges,
arrange for supporting you to finish your story, address problems you might be
having, and plan for how you will share your story with others.

Workshop provided by David Syring, Melanie Welch, and Becca Turner.
David is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
He has been working with community groups and students to create digital media for
the past two years.

Don’t delay! Be a part of this exclusive program
for a discounted, introductory rate for organizational members of
$75 per group (an $800 value!).

Email melanie@freshwaterfuture.org to reserve your spot.

 

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