Digital Story Festival 2016

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and Digital Storytelling South Africa will host South Africa’s first Digital Storytelling Festival in March 2016.

Wednesday March 16: Digital Story Festival

  • A public open day with masterclasses facilitated by digital storytellers from around the world.
  • An evening of screened digital stories and live performance.
  • Bookings are now live! Please visit Quicket to secure your place.

Friday March 11, Saturday March 12, Monday March 14: Pre-Festival Workshop

A three-day digital storytelling workshop facilitated by Joe Lambert, founder of StoryCenter in Berkeley, California. This workshop has only 20 spaces.

Organising committee

The festival is a collaboration between the Centre for e-Learning and the Faculty of Business at CPUT and Digital Storytelling South Africa. Members of the organising committee are:

  • Dr Daniela Gachago, Centre for e-Learning, CPUT
  • Pam Sykes, Digital Storytelling South Africa
  • Prof Eunice Ivala, Centre for e-Learning, CPUT
  • Beryl Liebetrau, Faculty of Business, CPUT

For more information email or contact Daniela Gachago or Pam Sykes of Digital Storytelling South Africa directly.

About digital storytelling

Digital stories are short, 2-4 minute personal digital movies, created by non-professionals in the course of a digital storytelling workshop. For more information visit