Maine Photographic Workshops Offers Multimedia Storytelling Class

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Learn how to combine still photography, voices, ambient sounds and music with digital video editing to tell compelling humanistic stories.

The class, taught by Tim Broekema, is for experienced photographers, photojournalists, picture editors, and media producers who want to create compelling visual stories for television, DVD and web publishing using multi-media storytelling techniques. The 2-week class teaches how to combine the power of still images with location interviews, ambient sounds, music and narration to create a cinematic experience. Lectures, demonstrations and fieldwork cover audio gathering, generating story ideas, research methods and interview techniques, linear story development and the process of gathering and selecting images to tell a story about a place, an event or a person.