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Globo Ltd.
PO Box 16-280
Auckland 1351
New Zealand
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m: (+64 275) 469 378

storytelling & documation


The Simmonds Brothers

The Simmonds Brothers have developed their own, unique brand of animation, and invented the word 'documation' to describe it, which, in a nutshell, means they record unscripted audio and marry it to animated cartoon characters.

You can watch excepts from the documations directly from the Simmonds Brothers website or search for them on Google Video.


A great tool for literacy - online comic making.
Comics can be embedded in student blogs.


@ Auckland Museum

Craft your own expression of what 'Coming Home' means with this video mixing tool. Remix photographs, graphics, film clips, and music from the years following the First World War and then share your new video with friends and family. The Memory Maker is hosted by the Auckland Museum, with members of the National Digital Forum and others providing the unique content.

Dr. Jason Ohler

Digital Storyteller

Using technology effectively, creatively and wisely
      To live, learn, work and play in the Digital Age.


Put your presentation within a VoiceThread and replace your broadcasting with collaborating. Long after you've gone to bed your presentation is out there working for you, engaging viewers in a dialog and collecting feedback. Harness the wisdom of your audience then tweak your presentation on-the-fly, knowing that VoiceThreads are live and editable.


Redefining Comics

A private, virtual classroom where students create, share, and remix comics in a fun learning environment.

Photostory 3

Download the Photostory 3 program and manual. This is a great program to use with the Globo Digital Cameras in the Hands of Students 5-Pack. The 5-Pack brochure can be found on the GloboTech page. You can download Photostory 3 from -


Windows Movie Maker 2.1 makes making movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker 2.1, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops. Delete bad shots and include only the best scenes. Then share your movie via the Web, e-mail, or CD. Using third-party software you can even take movies you've made and turn them into DVDs. You can also save your movie back to the video tape in your camera to play back on a TV or on the camera itself. Download this program from -

iMovie HD Guide

Using iMovie - a brilliant guide for download.

Comic Life - PC/Mac

Comic Life gives you a super-quick and easy way to create astounding comics, beautiful picture albums and enticing instruction booklets to name a few of the many possibilities. Comic Life has now been created for the PC - the free Beta version is downloadable from the Plasq website listed below. You can download Comic Life from the following address -


Make your own online cartoons to share.

Create your own comic strips, publish, share and discuss.

Educational Uses for Digital Storytelling

A website devoted to the Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling. Above are links to various sections of the site. The Introduction page presents a brief overview of Digital Storytelling and includes introductory material about how this technology is being used in education. The Goals and Objectives page states educational goals for both teachers and students, as well as the educational objectives of Digital Storytelling. The Getting Started page outlines a step-by-step process for creating a digital story. The Resources page offers an extensive list of materials related to Digital Storytelling in the classroom as well as links to many other useful sites on the Web.

The Director in the Classroom

The Director in the Classroom... • examines how filmmaking engages learners. • identifies how today’s digital cameras and software based editing systems are revolutionizing filmmaking and explores the opportunities for enhancing education with these same tools. • explores the process of filmmaking and investigates how every step, from idea to distribution, fosters the development of personal, social and higher order thinking skills. • investigates opportunities to develop context based, video projects that span curriculum and provide examples of successful video projects from K-12 and beyond. Curriculum connections are demonstrated, strategies for meeting standards are explained and SCANS goals are addressed. • empowers students with the tools, skills and confidence to take creative control of their research and presentation projects and to engage learning using video production. You can find further information from the following websites -


VIDDIX is a new, exciting videoplatform that allows you to connect all kinds of webcontent to your videos.

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