Editor’s note: Public radio produces a lot of audio — but it doesn’t always get the attention on sharing platforms that it might deserve. Our friends at NPR Digital Services want to fix that, which led to a series of experiments.
Say goodbye to the world of stock footage as you know it. Story & Heart is a video licensing platform and filmmaking community built by storytellers for storytellers. We’re changing the way stories are shared and told.
Reporting by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle The mass proliferation of smartphone cameras and mobile video apps has already reshaped the way video fits into our lives. But how is it changing the expectations -- and possibilities -- for visual journalism?
"Paul Levinson is a professor of Communications and Media Studies at Fordham University. He has authored numerous nonfiction and science-fiction books whose themes revolve around the history and the future of communications media, the First Amendment, the importance of space exploration, and popular cultural themes."
As publishing has moved to digital forms, journalists have discovered it is quite possible — and sometimes preferable — to tell a news story without writing an article. But how? The American Press Institute, with the help of Melody Kramer from NPR and Kennedy Elliott from the Washington Post, packed a room at the Online …
With a community of creators uncomfortable with the value of virality, an audience content to watch grainy dashcam videos, and platforms that discourage sharing, is a hit-machine for audio possible? And is it something anyone even wants?
Storytelling, especially in our digital age, can be a practice that bridges cultural and civic/political engagement.
"This webinar series explores storytelling as a practice that bridges cultural and civic/political engagement. We define storytelling as a shared activity in which individuals and communities contribute to the telling, retelling, and remixing of narratives through various media channels. To create these stories, youth make use of various media including theater, photography, blogs, books and videos."
Tiffany Shlain, award-winning filmmaker, speaker, and founder of The Webby Awards, goes behind-the-scenes into her current project, a collaborative filmmaking experiment she calls “Cloud Filmmaking,” to explore why this era in human history, “the...