Looking for stories…

...is the name of a site I was directed to this week.  While the concept may not be original (one story a week) the execution is amazing.  Joan Planas and Ana Salva' have a vision of producing a story a week focusing on people. Plain people who have stories to tell that educate and inform … Continue reading Looking for stories…

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Storytelling and storytellers…

Although there are many resources on the web to watch great videos, there's one outstanding one if you are primarily interested in visual storytelling news style. TV News Storytellers on facebook has daily posts from cameramen all around the country soliciting input on how to become better or posts from experts in the field demonstrating … Continue reading Storytelling and storytellers…

Part One: a theory of storytelling…

What makes a story memorable? Is it the plot; the setting; the characters; use of imagery and figurative language? Although these are standards in written stories, there are additional elements in visual storytelling that must be taken into account. Stories originally were told orally – through words and gestures by common folk and master storytellers. … Continue reading Part One: a theory of storytelling…