e-Mote Digital Storytelling Competition

This competition is organised by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) as a platform for modern day storytellers to weave their tales through a fusion of art and technology. Using age-old storytelling techniques and blending them with Web 2.0 tools, you’ll bring your stories off the page and onto the web, where they’ll be seen by millions of people around the world!

Tell your story with a theme of
“When We Put Aside Our Differences…”

Think about a person or persons who you initially found to be different from you (new Singapore citizens, permanent residents, different cultures, nationality etc). Share the story of how you put these initial impressions aside and discovered similarities or common ground.

The e-Mote Digital Storytelling Competition is open to all secondary school students. A school can send a maximum of 4 entries of a digital story or video or a mixture of both. Each participating group must consist of at least 2 and no more than 3 students with one teacher as your facilitator.

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After the creative workshops from now till September, you have till 31 October 2011 to finish your digital story. During this time should you encounter any questions, please feel free to contact us at[email protected] and we will be glad to help you with your submission.

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Details & Registration

For more detailed information about the competition (rules and regulations, prizes, etc) and registration form, please download the document below:

e-Mote Digital Storytelling Workshop

Fees S$15/PERSON PER WORKSHOP (Inclusive of training materials)

Register Interested participants need to sign up by sending an email to [email protected], stating their name, school and IC number.

Notes Each school may allow a maximum of one teacher and 20 students to sign up for the workshops. The cost for each participant for the entire workshop is SGD$15 inclusive training materials. Interested participants need to sign up by sending an email to [email protected], stating their name, school and IC number.

e-Mote Digital Storytelling Workshops are designed to equip students with the storytelling techniques and technical execution to tell a digital story. For details of the workshop, please download flyer below:

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The Storytelling Festival with a Diffrence