Transformative story telling and Photofilms.
Made his first photofilm in 2008
Working with Duckrabbit
We must embrace today’s technology
More people have cameras.
Transformative Story Telling
Multiple medias-Text, animation, video, interactive, audio, photographs. Needs to tell a story.
Consists of still images, audio interviews and ambient sound gathered together in the field to creat multi-layered short pieces. Edited together to create a short film.
Key audio elements in a photofilm
Tells a complex story in a simple way
Gives subject a voice
Transforming media to fit the story
Creating work that tellls a story with stuff that wasn’t originally created for that task with your own content.
Jonathan Mcintosh- Buffy V Edward
Geert Van Kesteren Photographer 2003/04 Iraq War
He complied mobile phone photos taken by Iraqi’s creating an entry point into the war.
He brough together interviews, amateur footage and his own work to tell the story.
Why Mister Why?-Book
Different strands combine to tell the whole story.
Las Vegas Sun-Bottoming Out, about gambling addiction in Las Vegas
Embracing new technology will allow you to tell stories in new and exciting ways!
The photos are still important.
The story is very important
The audience is important.