Below is an evolving list of links to interesting sites and stories that have a connection to this course’s investigation of digital storytelling and web culture. Also, we’ve started adding some tutorials from MBS’s Youtube channel. If you have a link to something interesting you’d like to share please submit it in the comments!
PBS Off Book Video Series – Short films covering a variety of topics related to web based culture and digital creations. Favorites include the Animated GIFs: The Birth of a Medium, Are Emoticons the Future of Language?,What’s The Deal With Internet Comedy, and Are YouTubers Revolutionizing Entertainment?
Upvoted by Reddit – A weekly podcast dedicated to unique storylines behind the web culture of Reddit and what happens when something ‘goes viral.’ Two particular favorites are The Story of Destorm Power and The Story of youngluck.
Web Culture and Commentary
Prof. MBS’s Diigo Library – MBS regularly bookmarks sites of interest that typically relate to digital archives, animated GIF creation, sites related to design and digital storytelling and more.
From MBS Youtube Channel
- Photoshop Basics with Popstar Out of Place
- Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool to “Erase” Something out of a Background
- Photoshop Pen Tool for Accurate Selections
- Premiere Tutorial for making a Supercut
- Photoshop Tutorial to Animate Graffiti
- Photoshop Rotoscope to a GIF Tutorial
- iPhone Tutorial for GIF Making
- Photoshop Frames and Layers to make a GIF from a still image
- Photoshop Edit an Existing GIF
- Photoshop Tutorial to create a GIF from a stack of images
- Google Image Search – Large Images