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: New e-book for media teachers and emerging filmmakers
New e-book titled “Understanding Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Media Teachers and Beginning Filmmakers” is a hands-on manual for digital storytelling aimed at school media teachers and beginning filmmakers.
With this e-book media teachers will learn how to develop student teams that will produce compelling video projects. Emerging filmmakers will find the e-book a rich resource in developing a creative edge, producing films, and building effective production teams. The e-book includes guidance in teacher technology, 12 teaching units, a guide to equipment, and online and print resources.
Authors Lynn Gillen and Bob Gillen taught media production at the high school level for 11 years. They wrote 60 online teacher resource guides for the website of a national publication over a five year period. Their experience also includes writing articles about music performance and production for trade publications.
Their own website, thefilmmakerlifestyle.com
, offers solid advice for anyone interested in making films. The site features interviews, how-to articles, and tips on moviemaking.“Understanding Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Media Teachers and Begin...
is available through Amazon Kindle Books, priced at $9.99. The free Kindle application is available for download for PC and Mac, as well as iPhone and iPad, for those who do not have a Kindle reader. With its e-book format and its many links to online resources, the guide will prove a resourceful filmmaking reference.