Pre-Festival Workshop


Joe Lambert, founder of Storycenter, will facilitate a 3-day pre-Festival digital storytelling workshop on Friday 11, Saturday 12 and Monday 14 March 2016.



Joe writes:

We all have to start somewhere. Since the development of our three day workshop model in the 1990s, the Storycenter has helped some 20,000 people conceive and create their first digital story. The genre, a 2-4 minute short video – deeply personal, elegantly presented – has become a new form of communication, ideal for the social media world we now inhabit. Come to where the digital storytelling movement began, and experience the transformative power of digital storytelling!

What’s included

  • Introduction to the Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling
  • Group sharing and feedback in a facilitated Story Circle
  • Script writing and voice recording
  • Image preparation and storyboarding
  • Video editing and production: transitions, effects, music, and titles
  • Production of a 2-4 minute digital story
  • Group screening

Who should attend

This workshop is for everyone and anyone: young and old; tech savvy and not. Whether you feel a creative itch to experiment, a desire to more deeply explore an important life story, or the need to represent a story of your organization or community, our experienced and professional staff will make you feel at home, and completely supported.

Special Notes

If you have your own laptop to use during the workshop please bring it; if not we will provide laptops.

Dates: Friday 11th of March, Saturday 12th of March, Monday 14th of March 2016

Location: To be confirmed.

Cost: 3750 ZAR (225 USD) for 3-day workshop including catering.

Booking: Please email Daniela Gachago to express your interest and book your place. Please be aware that your place is not secured until you have paid.

Payment: Please use the Storycenter online payment facilities for online payment or email Daniela Gachago for an invoice if you need to pay via EFT/bank transfer.

Maximum participants: 20