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Future of Storytelling

Future of Storytelling

Stories are as old as man kind. Cave paintings was one of the first forms of communication. Since that time stories have been passed on from generation to generation in a variety of ways. However technology has changed the world that we live in and that includes stories.

Stories are advancing and changing how they are being created and how they are being told. The Future of StoryTelling (FoST) is`exploring how stories in the digital age are changing. FoST are a group of passionate, creative community of people from the worlds of media, technology, and communications who are exploring how storytelling is evolving. Each year they hold a summit and a festival that shares new and exciting stories and creative ways in which stories can be told. This is their story in their own words.

This organisation shares the important stories in the world. Take this example from Global Nomads Group which creatively is helping to foster conversations and understandings among the worlds youth. It is so powerful. Using technology creatively to share stories allows for this.

International Dot day

International dot day

On, around, or during the week of September 15ish, amazing dots light up across class and student blogs as classes around the world connect to collaborate and celebrate their creativity.

International Dot Day began when Terry Shay introduced his class to Peter H Reynold’s book The Dot on September 15, 2009 and is a day that celebrates creativity, bravery and self expression.

‘The Dot’ is a story about an art teacher who inspires a student who believes they can’t draw on a journey of self discovery, creativity, and eventually inspiring others, starting with a simple dot on a piece of paper.

Pixar in a box

Pixar in a box

Pixar in a Box is a collaboration between Pixar and Khan Academy. Pixar are sharing their secrets behind storytelling so that anyone can create stories. Khan Academy are hosting the free resources on their website.

The goal of Pixar in a Box is to show you how the concepts that you learn in school are the same concepts that we use to tackle creative challenges at Pixar. The Art of Storytelling will cover six lessons, each featuring Pixar story artists explaining their process including: Storytelling, characters, structure, visual, language, film making, story-boarding.

2 Products

2 Products



Osmo is a game system for iPad that uses the tablet’s camera to interact with real-world objects like puzzle pieces or drawings. There are several Osmo apps, which involve a variety of subjects including drawing, literacy, physics puzzles and more. Each one offers a mini ‘augmented reality’ experience where the iPad apps bring the real-world accessories to life.



Toontastic 3D features a wide array of characters and settings which children can use for their stories. There are astronauts, pirates, ordinary citizens, robots, animals, mystical creatures, and more. There’s the classroom, the forest, the far reaches of space, Atlantis, and other environments. Students can even make themselves part of the story by adding their photos and putting their faces on certain characters, which they can also change to suit their needs. A creative tool that allows children, even in the Early Years, to have a creative voice.

Created By
Joel Bevans


Created with images by Cea. - "Brighter Future" • Unsplash - "books pages story" • theogeo - "dots" • topgold - "#writewell Up" • Der_Typ_von_Nebenan - "texture wood fence" • shellac - "iPad Gnome" • Alexas_Fotos - "mario luigi yoschi"

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