March 21, 2004

Digital Storytelling Festival 2004

by Andrew Stern · , 6:27 pm

Excerpts from the announcement of this year’s Digital Storytelling Festival (mentioned previously 1 2, book):

The 7th annual Digital Storytelling Festival will be held June 10-12, 2004 in the majestic and storied surroundings of Sedona Arizona. The Festival will convene once again to inspire, educate, invigorate and galvanize the Digital Storytelling Community.

Digital Storytelling, the use of digital technology to create media-rich stories that impart meaning appeals and has become a much recognized solution in the areas of education and training, entertainment and creative design, personal and legacy storytelling, community building and corporate identity through branding and marketing. The Digital Storytelling Festival is considered the premiere arena for showcasing and discussing these solutions and applications.

The content of the three-day Festival will be compelling and engaging to the diverse interests of its audience. Anyone who is interested in knowing more about how new media is being used to communicate meaning and messages through the use of story is encouraged to attend.

Pre-Festival workshops will be held June 7 – 9, 2004 including a three day hands-on Digital Storytelling Bootcamp, where participants bring materials and throughout the duration of the workshop create their own digital story.

Festival presenters confirmed to date include:

  • John Freyer, creator “All My Life for Sale” and “Second Hand Stories” projects
  • Kit Laybourne, Core Faculty member MA Media Studies program at the New School University, NY
  • Shauna Leff, Associate Producer, BrainGlow; Bay Area Video Coalition
  • Daniel Meadows, BBC Capture Wales Project
  • Derrick Story, Managing editor O’Reilly Network, author Digital Video and Digital Photography Pocket Guides
  • Eduard Uzumeckis, Sedona Center for Arts & Technology