• digital storytelling,  empowerment,  instruction,  story,  timeless,  Wales

    Archive meets storytelling

    I’m hoping this is useful to people working in museums or with film archives…. I’ve written about Rhondda Lives! here before. This is a Valleys Kids Project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, BBC Wales and the National Sound and Screen Archive of Wales. I led a workshop held at Valleys Kids’ Soar Chapel at the end of November. This was a novel kind of digital storytelling experience because it fits edited, considered but unscripted personal reminiscence with existing archive footage shot in the Rhondda Valley between 1926-1986 or so. I’ll post a link to the stories from Aberth when they’re live. Step 1  – attend public screening at Valley’s…

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    How to win a BAFTA

    Step 1: make your own a 60-second movie, based on the theme ‘unite’. Step2: register and enter. Step 3: there’s no Step 3. P.S. here’s the film that won last year‘s BAFTA. There’s a Wales category and winner too.