Try navigating this collection through the tags. See the list of tags just above. These focus on major themes: Story (storytelling, nature of story, Seuss, and teaching narrative), Digital Media (digital media, nature of DM, DM production, photography, gaming), and Social Justice (social justice). When you click on a tag, you'll see the curated items with those tags. As tagging is somewhat arbitrary, I encourage you to explore the range of items including ones not tagged with your topic of interest.
“A good story has to be extremely particular and peculiar to your life. It has to have an element of singularity and yet – and this is the alchemy and paradox of storytelling – it has to be something immediately universal, part of something that we all experience,”
"When I decided to write an article on brand storytelling inspired by TED talks, I went about it all wrong.
Scouring YouTube for tactics, elements, and components of brand storytelling, I was aiming to find five or ten (or 17) actionable tips that you can use to tell you brand’s story.
I was already boring myself to death and I hadn’t even begun to write.
We have all heard (ad nauseam) about the “power of brand storytelling,” and I know that I have read more than one blog that spits off a numeric list of tips that I just “can’t live without” as a content marketer.
I began to get curious about what pulls me, personally, into a story. What is it that moves me so much that I become an advocate of the brand/person/cause that is being talked about in the story? What is that secret sauce in brand storytelling that activates the magic button inside each of us, firing up our passion?"
"The big problem is that just because storytelling is becoming more popular doesn’t mean it’s always being done well. In truth, effective storytelling is deceptively difficult, requiring dedication, focus, and ongoing practice (talent plays a bit part, as well).
Few people know more about crafting a successful story than Pilar Alessandra, a popular and respected Hollywood script consultant."
College Film & Media Studies is a reference guide – written by college students for college students. You will find reference pages on all the elements of film form – from mise-en-scène to cinematography, editing, and sound as well as observations on new media and film analysis papers.
Contributions by students at Colgate University, New York University, and Stanford University.
Edited by Inga Pierson – Ph.D. in Italian Studies and Film Studies (NYU) and Lecturer in the Humanities at Stanford
"We always hear that this is the era of telling your story. "The world needs to hear your story," our friends keep telling us. But this raises the question—a question I hear perhaps more than any other: How can I tell my story and not bore the audience? The answer is actually quite simple. Your story is really their story."
Fairy tales' overt themes are threaded throughout hit TV series like Game of Thrones and True Blood, Grimm and Once Upon a Time. These stories survive by adapting across cultures and history -- helping us work through things like fear and hope.
Joseph McCaleb's insight:
Thanks to Mordy L & Good Stories cohort Summer 2014 for finding curating this!
There's been a lot of dialogue surrounding depression -- particularly in light of recent events -- as people struggle to understand why and how it affects people in the ways that it does. And for the 350 million people worldwide with the condition, i...
Know or die: risk and opportunity of Knowledge 2.0 “And the web stormed the enterprise and disrupted roles, tasks and jobs: it cast speed, openness, flexibility and efficiency throughout, sparing no business processes: manufacturing, logistic, accounting, customer relation management, lead generation…” The digital mutation is also profoundly disrupting how knowledge is acquired, organized and shared. Knowledge is an intangible, yet strategic asset of any enterprise. With businesses becoming more virtual and dematerialized, its value is patently and rapidly growing. Continue reading →
What does the phrase "you run like a girl" mean to you? In a new ad campaign, that was the question asked to a group of people who were instructed to act out their answer. The first section of the video shows the stereotype, the second half, well, we'll let you see for yourselves. What does "running like a girl" mean at Runner's World? Here are some links that should answer that question.
"My father added a whole dimension to my childhood, one that I took for granted.
When my sister and I were little, we had an almost daily ritual with my father: drawing stories.
He would sit us on his lap and get out his clipboard, a piece of paper and his black click pen. He’d divide the paper into four parts, and draw as he told a story. Sometimes he drew old favorites and we knew what would be in each of the four drawings. Sometimes he let us decide what he should say and draw. But most of the time, we had no idea what would come next.
The term is audacious: Web 2.0. It assumes a certain interpretation of Web history, including enough progress in certain directions to trigger a succession. What forms of the Web have developed and become accepted enough that we can conceive of a transition to new ones? Many people—including, or perhaps especially, supporters—critique the “Web 2.0” moniker…