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    Headless Week 15: The End is Near (or is it?)


    IN this TED Talk, JJ Abrams offers the idea of a mystery box as a core component of his storytelling– “The mystery box is a catalyst for imagination… maybe more important than knowledge.” Pay attention, especially for your last stiry project, to what he says about the investment in …

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    Headless Weeks 11 &12: Making Movies


    Who can inspire more (someone will tell us) for telling stories in film than the great Hitchcock? The Ultimate Hitch Cookbook is a student project from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover. An animated book containing recipes for Alfred Hitchcock’s classics.

    Now Make Your Own Recipes!…
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    Headless Week 10: I Can Read Movies?

    Inspiration Ken Burns is much more than an overused editing effect in iMovie- hear him talk about what makes a good story in video, how he looks for 1 + 1 equaling 3. Let’s Read Movies! cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo...
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    Headless Radio Shows

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Evans Archive The class has no teacher, no registered students, but ds106 open participants of Fall 2013 have been working hard to have their radio show projects premiere live on ...
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    Headless ds106 Week 6: It’s All By Design

    We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. It’s not always clear where the line is, but design storytelling involves more creating and modifying in graphics software programs, and focuses on key characteristics of color, form, shape, typography, etc. ...
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    Headless Group Radio Show Specs

    Each project group (comprised of 4-5 people) will write, produce and record a radio show around a theme. These should show the forms and characteristics of the radio shows you listened to in week 4, and demonstrate the ideas of ...
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    Headless ds106 Week 4: Introduction to Audio- Listening First

    Inspiration: How to Truly Listen

    Diving into Audio

    This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can seem daunting, so we’ll be easing you into it this week by focusing first on our listening. Nearly all previous ds106 students start …

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    Headless ds106 Week 3: What Mean Ye Digital Storytelling?

    This Week’s Creative Inspiration… A Cartoonists Advice created by Gavin Aung Thang in the style of Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes. Storytelling! Storytelling! Storytelling? cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by gogoloopie Storytelling… it’s part of the title...
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    Headless ds106 Week 1: Are You Ready For Bootcamp?

    Attention new ds106 recruits!

    Welcome to ds106. I am your friend, Sergeant Headless.

    The first two weeks of this open course experience might be seens basic training for what you will need to survive thrive in the rest of this course. In fact, you will not be able to proceed …

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