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When you would use 6 Word films:
Team Planning Meetings
Project Team Launches
World Café Conversations
Benefits of using 6 word films:
Captures the conversation of the group in an engaging way
Helps people SEE their ideas in real time
Brings people together through sharing their story
Enhances a groups understanding group story
An on going engagement tool
A fun way to evaluated your next conference
Community voice tool
- Empowering and fun workshop
Other uses for 6 word content
- Film can be used on websites, e-newsletters, youtube etc
Poster (create your own motivational posters for your workplace)
Some of the fundraising ideas made from 6 word stories are
Coffee table books
Why is Digital Media such a fantastic engagement tool?
Stories are a valuable and often untapped
community asset. They are the building blocks of identity, knowledge and culture.
Digital Media has the potential to bypass language and literacy barriers,making it an effective, engaging and an empowering engagement tool.
It is a powerful medium that allows participants to express themselves, what they have learnt, what needs to change and how they have made a difference.
Digital media is a fun and meaningful way of working together.
Digital media can be used as a powerful evaluation and reporting tool and can be uploaded onto websites, mobile phones and e-newsletters to engage your community and beyond.
THE 6 WORD STORY FILMS
A NEW tool to Graphically Record your community engagement events.
This fun and engaging tool is used to gather and tell many individuals stories of in a short amount of time.
It creates a great snap-shot of how a community is feeling and thinking.
Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was once asked to write a short story
he wrote 'Baby Shoes. For sale. Never worn'
This 6 word story is the inspiration behind the tool that Inspirational Cinema has created as an engagement harvesting tool.
It is a perfect tool to illuminate how we as people connect, contribute, learn and make meaning together.
The River of Stories project aims to use a variety of community
engagement techniques,storytelling and digital and social media to
share stories, ideas and solutions for a sustainable future within
the Murray Darling Basin.
Visit our blog to find out more about this exciting project
6 Words on Unitarian Universalism
Created for the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists
6 Words on anything............
Created for the Australasian Facilitators Network
6 word story workshops and movies
We use a simple and engaging technique to capture and harvest community voice using the concept of short story
writing and image capture, the 6 word story films are a NEW form of Graphic recording.
It involves capturing, —in words, images, colour, music and sound effects—people’s ideas and expressions as
they are being expressed in an event.
6 word story films add life to meetings, community engagement events, conference event evaluations,
websites, e newsletters, presentations, reports and more. They can help participants and organisers
visualise the problems and see the solutions.The community create, the 6 word stories and images,
the method is a true community voice harvesting tool. The stories will then be made into a film.
The 6 word story tool can be an ongoing engagement process where everyone can contribute, in both the
doing and the viewing.
Contact us for more information.
Find out more how we can help you at your next event
Why is Digital Storytelling a fantastic community engagement tool?
Stories are a valuable and often untapped community asset. They are the building blocks ofidentity,
knowledge and culture.
Digital Storytelling has the potential to bypass language and literacy barriers,making it an effective, engaging and
empowering community engagement tool.
Digital Storytelling is a powerful medium that allows participants to express
themselves, what they have learnt, what needs to change and how they have made
Digital Story telling is a fun and meaningful way of working together
Digital Storytelling can be used as a powerful evaluation and reporting tool and can be
uploaded onto websites to be viewed by community members stakeholders.
DIGITAL VISION STATEMENTS
What is a Digital Vision Statement?
Digital vision statements are a very powerful goal setting tool.
Digital vision statement are created by combining a mixture of inspiring, dynamic images,
videos, text, audio and music to create a powerful moving image of your goals.
You are able to re-watch your vision statement on your computer, mobile phone or
WOW Powerful and fun!
We guide participants through a goal setting session before creating their own
Digital Vision Statement Session can be organised for individuals, teams and