Can You Have Too Much Media in a Project?

After a first day of beneficial chaos, my classmates and I dominated the second day of content gathering in London on one of Elon iMedia’s project for public good. Our faculty adviser, Ray Johnson, called it “the most productive day by a group I’ve ever seen.” We’re back in the States now, and have an […]

Why Chaos Can Make a Storytelling Project Work

Sometimes chaos can be the best thing for a big project. My classmates and I discovered this today as we finished our first day on location at Barrow Hill Junior School in London. We gathered content today for a digital prospectus we will build the school as part of Elon University’s interactive media master’s program […]

Going with the Flow on a Storytelling Project

Every project has its challenges. The winter term project I’m working on with my classmates at Elon University in London is no different. We knew that it would throw challenges our way, but the project hasn’t even begun and we’ve faced a major one. It snowed in London a few days before we arrived and […]

The Strategy for a Storytelling Project with Unknowns

My classmates and I at Elon University have been huddled together planning some very exciting projects for public good. My group heads to London tomorrow. We’ve brainstormed and brainstormed and discovered that many of our decisions about our project will have to wait until we get on the ground. We will be creating a multimedia […]

Planning a Big Storytelling Project: Have an Eye on the Story

Planning any large, group project can prove daunting. However, with some creative thinking and teamwork, group members can accomplish a lot of pre-planning before any boots hit the ground. That’s something I’m realizing with one big project I’m working on right now. The Adventure I’ll be creating a digital prospectus for an elementary school in […]