Discover the winners of the 1st Digital Storytelling Festival
The first edition of the Digital Storytelling Festival encouraged people to create digital stories from openly licensed cultural heritage collections. At its recent closing event, Festival participants, the Jury and cultural heritage enthusiasts celebrated and looked back at the inaugural edition.
The session began with a peek behind the scenes of organising the festival, participants’ insights into their submissions and digital storytelling, and wider reflections on cultural heritage’s role in the emerging creator economy.
This thought-provoking dialogue was followed by the long-awaited, much-anticipated announcement of the Festival prize winners… here are the entries recognised by the Jury and the audience!
People’s Choice Award
Story of cats who became mummies by Carola Carlino
Social media — Winner
Animating old morphing pictures by Nick J Cave
Social media — runners-up
The Story of Amritavarshini by Indian Music Experience Museum
What’s for lunch loday? by Tea Gudek Snajdar
Celebrating women — Art and machine learning by Cristina Paveri
Creative editorial — Winner
Occupation of yore: Bhisti — the water carrier by Arunesh Varade
Creative editorial — runners-up
Ponte Nomentano: the virtual tales of an Old Bridge by Martina Orrico, Eleonora Spagnoli and Herbert Natta
Bodil Güntzel. An artist’s life in the shadow of mental illness — by Larissa Borck
Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up! Thank you to everyone who took part in the Festival’s first edition.
See you in 2022!
Following the enthusiasm for the first edition, Digital Storytelling Festival will be back in 2022. Would you like to help us make the next edition bigger and better? Want to stay engaged or submit a story during the year? Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.