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
Howard asks Bill how it is that he makes people laugh? Were there any secrets for making people consistently laugh? You and I may not need to make people laugh the way a comedian must, but for us we could frame the question more something like "how do you make people feel something? How do you make them care?" As for being funny, Bill says the key is having the ability to tell stories.
The social impact story you tell in your CauseVox crowdfunding video is critical. Here are tactics to help your nonprofit and cause through storytelling.
Joseph McCaleb's insight:
Note the analysis of the EarthRights Int. video:
Language: The film uses clear language and flashes keywords across the screen instead of using just a narrator.
Variety: They use a mix of interviews, images, and visual explanations to get their message across.
Framing: They find a way to explain both the issue they are trying to solve, and how they go about solving it, while providing context for any images or videos that could otherwise be viewed in a more dehumanizing light.
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.