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Digital storytelling: story types & best practices What is the future of storytelling and which possibilities are out there to cover stories with the help of data and multimedia? Gregor Aisch, a New York Times graphics editor, talked about different types of stories at the Netzwerk Recherche conference in Hamburg and shared his insights and best practices form across NYT and other publications. Here’s an overview (you will find links to all examples here).

12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing by Johnny Webber 1. – A different kind of thesaurus. 2. Film Education Introduction This is something of a golden age for film documentary. In the last few years, perhaps as a result of the commercial success of Michael Moore’s Bowling For Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, documentaries have broken out of their established place as a standard element of broadcast television and onto cinema screens where they began. The Fog of War and Capturing the Friedmans are demanding but they are also highly stimulating and potentially rewarding films. DIY Drippy Nails We were immediately inspired the moment we saw bare nails with blood-like, drippy polish accompany Prabal Gurung‘s spring collection at New York Fashion Week. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays and thus, the timing couldn’t have been better to recreate this deliciously daring DIY for our phalanges. Though a more vampy, burgundy color went down the runway, I went for more vibrant red . . . but the best part about this tutorial is that you can make it your own with just about any color, for any season!

Our Favorite Villains of 2012 While the heroes went to war with one another in 2012, their adversaries reaped the rewards. Skulking in the background, bringing their master plans to fruition, the villains of the Marvel Universe had a huge year. They cost their heroic rivals loved ones, business empires, and in some cases, their lives. Many times this past year, the bad guys won. Here’s who we thought had the most evil past 12 months. This list reflects a vote conducted by members of the editorial staff and should by no means be considered official ranking or representative of anything but their specific tastes

Games and news bricks: storytelling ideas from Hackastory Credit: Screenshot from Turning online stories into games and personalising the experience were two of the themes explored at the Hackastory hackathon in Amsterdam last week. The hackathon brought together six teams of journalists, developers, designers and filmmakers, who explored ideas and tools for storytelling in the digital age. “Online storytelling does not have a tradition yet,” wrote the organisers on the website, comparing it to filmmaking, which has had 100 years to develop a structure and a process. Journalist and documentary filmmaker Albertine Piels, one of the organisers of the hackathon, said the hackathon was intended as an opportunity not only to experiment with tools but also to connect with others in the industry. “We all know how to write a story and how to make a reportage for a TV show, but with online storytelling you need so much more,” she said.

Creative Writing These OWL resources will help you with the basics of creative writing. This section includes resources on writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Fiction Writing Basics This resource discusses some terms and techniques that are useful to the beginning and intermediate fiction writer, and to instructors who are teaching fiction at these levels. How To Write A Script For A Documentary Tips for creating a dynamic storytelling experience for your audience By Faith Fuller That’s because a script is a written description of what the audience is seeing AND hearing. A well-written script should be able to “capture your imagination” and help you visualize what the audience will experience on the screen.

Guitar/Guitar Chords Song Library The following is a list of notable easy to learn guitar songs from the 1950s to the present. It also contains links to external websites containing different informal chords to songs which represent many different authors' own interpretations of the original songs. Most of the chords on the list are relatively easy to learn, and would be a great start for novice guitar players who are interested in improving their playing abilities. The technical difficulty and skill level required to play each of the songs is defined with a star rating system: - Easy Song - Intermediate Song - Difficult Song

First-person psychological puzzler Antichamber comes to Steam on Jan. 31 Antichamber, a first-person psychological puzzler by Australian independent developer Alexander Bruce, will release on Steam on Jan. 31 after four years in full-time development. The Escher-inspired exploration game that throws hundreds of topsy-turvy, mind-bending puzzles at the player has already won numerous accolades including the 2012 Independent Games Festival award for Technical Excellence, the Freeplay 2011 award for Best Game and Best Design, was the winner of PAX10 in 2011 and was a finalist at IndieCade and DICE. Speaking to Polygon, Bruce says Antichamber took as long as it did to develop because he didn't want to follow established game design conventions, which meant for much of the game's development he was learning as he was creating. "There's no roadmap for how to effectively create a game like Antichamber," Bruce says.

Examples for All Your Online Form & Survey Needs Forms The forms you've been looking for Online forms are an integral, if often unflattering, part of any modern business. The Internet Can Cultivate Writing. Good Writing. Image from Almost anyone who cares about language and knows about or uses the Internet has been guilty at one time or another of demonizing the world wide web for its effects on the English language. “The Internet makes it easy for people, including professional writers, to publish writing publicly without editing.” “The Internet encourages casual writing and doesn’t reinforce proper writing skills.”

Six Primary Styles of Documentary Production - Videomaker Webster defines documentary as “a movie or television program that tells the facts about actual people and events.” The conventional thinking about documentaries is that they document reality, represent the objective truth and do not include fictional elements. Certainly, these are some of the qualities we expect from journalistically driven current affairs docs made for TV where the editorial impetus is to strive for factual and balanced presentations. But as any serious film buff knows, the documentary form has been shifting its shape ever since the earliest days of cinema.

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