From the mouth of ‘babies’ to the ears of media and marketing ‘professionals’

By Limor Shiponi The other day I gave three consecutive workshops about stories in digital media, to kids in 7th grade. The organizers’ assumption was that ‘digital’ will attract them as ‘cool’. Knowing that once you expose people to new tools their attention wanders to the particulars and features, I decided to do three things: Story experiences – show them …

I love being a storyteller!

By Limor Shiponi Just back from the annual story-night event at Holon Mediatheque, telling a single hour-long story to a group of 50 aged 9-12. Again and again I find storytelling to be such an amazing art. No props, no tech, no screens, no apps, visuals, transmedia, non-linear, audio, video, cloud or brands. Just a single woman, telling a single …

A nocturnal adventure at Holon Mediatheque

By Limor Shiponi Imagine thirty children aged nine to twelve invited to spend the night in a children’s library. Isn’t that a great idea? It resonates with one of my childhood dreams I was also terrified of. The second dream was to spend a night in a toy shop. Brrr….. “White Night” is a special adventure arranged by Holon Mediatheque …

Marketing our World Storytelling Day Event

By Limor Shiponi It might seem that I’m over reacting to the event. I’m very excited, that’s for sure. The reason: the event takes place in a large cultural center and is the first of it’s kind over here. The professionals at the MediaTheque are really devoted to the idea of making it happen. It’s a kind of partnership you …