Workshop Design

Microphone Check (aka “Is This Thing On?”) | Introduction to Sound Recording

Storytelling Prompts | Finding Topics to Explore

Morgan Sully, 2010.  Coming up with a worthy topic for a story can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be.  Here’s a few prompts to get you started. Participants Can work for small or large groups.  Not much technology is needed for this activity. Skills/Technique This...

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Microphone Check (aka “Is This Thing On?”) | Introduction to Sound Recording

High School Confessions | Create an Improvised Video

Elias, 2009. High School Confessions is an exercise suitable for small groups of High School students that will generate a funny and insightful representation of the school experience. Students will share both real and imaginary stories about themselves or their...

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Microphone Check (aka “Is This Thing On?”) | Introduction to Sound Recording

How to Make a Short Film in a Week

Elias, 2009. Making a first-time short film with a group of young people or community members can be an extremely rewarding and insightful exercise for everybody involved. The group gets to express themselves in a creative way and dives head-first into the...

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Making to Creating

What’s the difference between ‘making’ and ‘creating’? Shawn Spina reflects on the (sometimes scary, sometimes exciting) differences between helping someone make a project and creating your own project.