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Storytelling tools you need to build multimedia stories:
iLife for Mac (garage band, imovie, and iphoto together)
then you export the project as a Quicktime..
Final Cut Express for Mac for the most flexibility and editing options if you can’t afford Final Cut Pro. Most citizen journalists and media creators don’t need the full professional version.
Pro Show and Pro Show Gold #1 For PC users to create multimedia slideshows
Voice-over Slide show:
Voicethread is online, nothing to download. The pieces that are posted there now are in disarray. It is quite messy and mostly used by students and educators for now. But it could be a great tool for sharing and allowing commenting for certain audiences.
MediaStorm is one of the best spots online for photo journalist’s who are creating multimedia projects. MediaStorm hosts stories created by photo journalists who are the interviewer, the interviewee, the reporter, and the shooter.
Here is great example: Black Market by Patrick Brown about the illegal animal trade.
See SalaamGarage friend and multimedia maker Emily True’s article “J-School Lite” about classes in multimedia storytelling and documentary.
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