• digital storytelling,  empowerment,  inclusion,  media literacy

    Contributors or Collaborators?

    For 15+ years, Mandy Rose has been a champion for the individual as author/publisher. Tomorrow night, she delivers an RTS (Royal Television Society) talk called Contributors or Collaborators  . This is timely as the web’s shift from publication/communication to collaboration/social interactivity lends itself to collaboration in documentary forms. Mandy commissions multi-platform productions at BBC Wales and is researching the role of the producer / curator in collaborative documentary at the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of the West of England. I worked with Mandy when she was editor of New Media, BBC Cymru Wales, and  I’ve learned such a lot by working with her. This was such an exciting time as she commissioned…

  • digital storytelling,  education,  Wales

    4iP Channel 4 commissioners in Cardiff

    Digital storytellers can pitch tomorrow (16 October) to Channel 4 TV’s 4iP commissioners. It’s an “opportunity to hear and meet Digital Commissioners from the 4iP, Education and Cross Platform teams and learn about plans for 2010.” Other UK dates and submission guidelines are here. Thanks to Rhodri Nwdls for letting me know about this event.