What is Digital Storytelling?
Digital stories combine narrative with digital content—including images, photos, sound, animation and/or video—to create a short movie. Digital stories generally tell a personal story about life changing events or a turning point in a person’s life.
Have you seen the personal stories from people with an experience of rural suicide on The Ripple Effect?
Have you seen the personal stories from rural women who have navigated tough times on From Inside the Farm Gate?
More information about digital storytelling can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_storytelling
“It was a powerful, fantastic and at times quite full on experience”
“This has been an amazing process of sharing stories but also of sharing friendship and conquests over adversity. The support from staff and participants in the project has been exemplary and a joy to be part of. I think there is much to be gained by sharing this as an experience but I see great value to any one who will view the works outside of the participants group.”
(Feedback from previous Digital Storytelling Workshop participants)
Are you a young Australian rural adult, aged 18-34?
Have you managed a health challenge? Survived an accident? Lived with flood, bushfire or drought? Cared for someone with a disability? Have you had another life-changing experience?
Do you want to use your experience to make a real difference in your rural community?
Then join us for our next digital storytelling workshop
Join a group of like-minded people in a FREE workshop (we’ll even pay for your travel and accommodation!) and learn how to tell your story in a powerful and creative way. The story you create will then be shared to help people understand the challenges rural people take on and inspire people to take action on improving their health, wellbeing and safety.
Not sure whether you want the world to connect you and your story? It’s your choice whether you identify yourself or remain anonymous.
WHEN: 25-27 September, 2018
WHERE: Hamilton, Victoria
You need to be comfortable using a computer, be prepared to travel to attend a 3-day workshop (financial support will be available to cover travel and accommodation), and be passionate about telling your story to make a difference to farmers’ and rural community members’ lives.
If you have any queries please contact:
03 5551 8587
The NCFH Digital Storytelling Workshops have been made possible by generous donations from The Geelong Gentlemen’s Lunch, Hamish Job & Hugh Browning, ARB 4×4 Accessories, LaTrobe Ag Society, Port Fairy CWA, Woolsthorpe CWA, Moruya High School, NOMAD, Knox Grammar and Good Shepherd College; funding from the Victorian Women’s Trust, William Buckland Foundation and GMHBA; and, through support from Western District Health Service, South West TAFE and Swinburne University.