This post is about how audio storytelling has been used to publicise a radio play. On Friday, I attended an industry screening by Cyfle’s Digital Delta multiplatform writers. Cyfle began as a training organisation for TV in Wales and – starting with its landmark Dimension 10 course – it has diversified into digital multiplatform too. The project that most caught my eye was an audio digital story project called A Shoebox of Snow. AudioBoo was used as the publication platform and the brief to participants was: “what do you keep hold of in your home because of the stories that are attached to it?” The concept’s sponsor was Justine Potter…
I heard today (via @jorech) about the International Conference on Digital Storytelling – Relato Digital Storytelling – at the University of Valentia, Spain, 21-23 March 2012. The main speakers are: Bernard Robin, University of Houston, USA, on the educational uses of digital storytelling Dr. Jose Luis Rodríguez Illera, Universitat de Barcelona Dra. Esperanza Roman-Mendoza, George Mason University There’s a wide range of applications of digital storytelling listed in the programme: from educational to cultural; from TEFL to tools. Registration for the conference and workshops costs 120 euro, rising by 20 euro next year, There’s a call for papers which includes many categories. The deadline for abstracts is 15 October 2011.