Storytelling

Indigenous astronomers share culture through storytelling

The connection Indigenous Australians have with the night sky is being communicated through the storytelling of a new generation of Indigenous …

Indigenous Australians

Northeastern University J-school and Esquire magazine partner on digital storytelling lab

<i>Jeff Howe is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University. Knight Foundation recently funded a master’s degree program at</i> …

Digital Storytelling

Storytelling + Building Online Communities

http://www.ErinBlaskie.com - As presented at WordCamp Ottawa (#wcott) on July 22, 2017. Establishing a blog or website is one part of the puzzle but the other part is figuring out how to bring readers to the site and keep them interested for the long-haul. In this presentation, we’ll chat about …

Online Life

What Remains of Edith Finch review: A masterclass in video game storytelling

Edith Finch has arrived at her family home hoping to find a use for a key left in her possession. It's a mysterious home, towering over the trees …

Our economic future depends on storytellers

How we make money, and what we spend that money on, has changed a lot throughout history. A little over century ago, most of the economy was devoted to producing food. A half century later, the economy had shifted to making and consuming things: the golden age of mass production. Today, we live in …

Big Ideas

Storytelling Big Data

<b>Big data and data visualization have become overwhelming for some, and an opportunity for others.</b><p>OKAPI Conversations with Yen Yen Siu: Speaker of Business, Translator of Tech<p><b>I spoke with Yen Yen Siu to get her thoughts data, story telling and curiosity.</b><p><b>How do you turn data into stories?</b><p><i>Think about</i> …

Big Data

This Is Your Brain On Storytelling: The Chemistry Of Modern Communication

Back in the 1980′s — at a time when television advertising was still the preferred way to grab the average consumer’s attention — there was a popular public service announcement (PSA) commissioned by the Partnership For A Drug-Free America, a group dedicated to preventing substance abuse among …

The Brain

The Content Marketer’s Guide to Story Structure

Content is everywhere, most of it free and most of it utterly buried by other content. As content marketers, we struggle and fight to be …

Writing

3 Steps to Becoming a Better Photographic Storyteller

If you’ve ever heard people talk about photos that tell a story, you may have wondered to yourself exactly how one tells a story with a single photo. …

Photography

Four Storytelling Lessons For Marketers From The Tour De France

The 2017 Tour de France ends in Paris on Sunday. Despite not having been on a bike since I was approximately eight years old, I love this epic sporting event. And a major reason I love it is for the race commentary of Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen. Every morning on NBCSN, these veteran sports …

Tour de France

3 Brands Using Instagram Stories Well (And What You Can Learn from Them)

With more than 200 million daily users, it’s likely your brand has at least tinkered with Instagram Stories by now. Indeed, with that size of an …

Social Media Marketing

Playbuzz unveils a new editor for writing articles chock full of interactive content

Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries.<p>Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that publishers can embed into their stories, but that’s changing with the launch of Playbuzz’s new Storytelling platform, …

Technology

Stories About Love / Wedding Poem for Ada & Lucas

In one story, the lovers are two halves<br>split by jealous gods, and in another story,<p>the lovers are victims of a wicked baby<br>with a bow and arrow. In …

Love

A Good Short Story Is “A Pill That Let’s Us See the Real”

Sarah Hall’s career has been rich in recognition, going back to her debut novel, <i>Haweswater,</i> which won the 2003 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. The …

Authors

Storyology: A Festival of Storytelling and Journalism

Storyology is an annual festival of talks, panels and debates from the Walkley Foundation – an opportunity for networking and discussion among …

Journalism

From Wallander to Windows: Nordic noir’s godfather on his move to video games

Aporia: Beyond the Valley wants to tell a character-rich story in a world of fallen civilisations<p>You might not know the name Ole Søndberg, but you’ll …

Game Development

I want to publish dynamic, impactful LGBTQ stories. And I need your help.

So, I recently became the editor in chief of Grindr and was tasked with leading our new digital magazine called INTO. Yes, that Grindr.<p>While I’ve …

LCD Soundsystem

Richard Franceschini of Warner Bros. on great storytelling

Richard Franceschini has a highly compelling and interesting role in Hollywood as SVP of production resources for Warner Bros. To say that he is a …

Warner Bros

What is a Narrative Arc? • A Guide to Storytelling Through Story Structure

What is the Narrative Arc? • A Guide to Storytelling Through Story Structure<p>Has anyone ever told you that your narrative arc was too weak? Too …

Writing

Your Mind Thinks in Stories. Tell Better Ones to Get Ahead.

People who are natural storytellers make it look easy, but cut to the moment you're in the hot seat—at an interview, a conference, or even in a …

World Records

Freeman Groups Email And Other Services For Event-Marketing Clients

Freeman, a brand experience company, is offering a suite of services to event clients, including email marketing and data analytics.<p>Marketed under …

Digital Storytelling

Unlocking the power of VR storytelling — whatever business you’re in (VB Live)

<b>VR creates infinite possibilities, but it’s still a brave new world where best practices are only just being discovered. Join our latest interactive VB Live event to learn how to use VR to give customers a whole new way to see, touch, interact and engage.</b><p>“SeaWorld is different from other theme …

Virtual Reality

3 Problems with Modern Superhero Storytelling

If you're left feeling underwhelmed after watching a superhero movie, these might be the reasons.<p>Full disclosure here—I am not a big fan of superhero …

Comics

The Truth About 'Once Upon a Time'

« From High School to College, There Are Some Similarities | Main<p><i>Once upon a time</i> is a lie. We all know that, right? It's a sure sign that a story</i> …

Ray Bradbury

Ask The GM: Storytelling Styles

The interwebs (blessed be their glory) is filled with tips on how to be a game master. It’s also filled with countless arguments on if it should be …

RPGs

The Baahubali story is not over... yet!

An international television series is on the anvil says Anand Neelkantan as he shares the challenges of penning The Rise Of Sivagami.

Bollywood

The digital platform enabling kids to share animated real life stories

Young people and their insatiable thirst for instant gratification and authenticity often get a bad press from traditional media. As their eyes increasingly divert away from television, newspapers, magazines and contrived content in favor of online entertainment, the analogue world of our past has …

Mobile Apps

An integrated approach to storytelling in novels and screenplays.

Integration in storytelling<p>I have written many articles on the craft of storytelling over the years.<p>Certainly, the web is chock-a-block with free and …

Books

Transforming Dreams Into Stories

<i>This article is by Sheila Wisz Ellayn.</i>It was over thirteen years ago that I went to sleep one night, unaware of the great and terrifying adventure …

Inspiration

Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s Lead Actress Talks Series Canon, Telling A Unique Story

As a fast-paced and hectic rundown of all the epic battles in the Star Wars universe, the Battlefront series has always been about reliving the best moments. But for the sequel, Star Wars: Battlefront II plans to shed light on events unseen in the films. After the Level Up games panel at D23, …

Star Wars