StoryMaker Camp 2016

April 11th – April 15th


Hammamet, Tunisia

After four years of hard work the StoryMaker project is coming to a close. We would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the successes and achievements we have made together.

Mark your calendars for this event and join us in taking StoryMaker to the next level!

We will bring together StoryMaker users, trainers, digital activists and citizens of the world with the aim to share experiences, learn from each other and come away with better strategies of how to improve digital storytelling, citizen and audience engagement and advocacy through our work.

Join us for five days in beautiful Hammamet, Tunisia, as we look back on the past years and celebrate our achievements and the newly launched StoryMaker app! We want to take this time to look at the future of digital storytelling and explore connections between advocacy and how digital tools like StoryMaker can help us improve the work we do.

Read now the blog with information about the city of Hammamet and our newest blog on updates regarding logistics.

Please make sure to keep on checking our website for the latest updates and important information on the event.

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Make sure to download the new StoryMaker app here!


StoryMaker Camp

April 11-15, Hammamet, Tunisia


Participants arrive

18:00 Welcome Dinner



Day 1: Developed a shared brain where we are now and our achievements

This day serves us in establishing a shared sense of who we are, why we are here and what we want to get out of the camp. On this day, we will celebrate the achievements over the past four years, including an introduction to the new StoryMaker app. We will end the day ensuring that all questions about the project are answered and briefly introduce the core topics that will be elaborated on during the camp.

9:00 – 10:30 Review Agenda and Recalibration

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:30 Success Stories! Presentation by StoryMaker partners.

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Successes continued

14:30 – 15:30 Presentation of the new StoryMaker App

15:30 – 16:00 Break

16:00 – 17:00 Introduction to core topics

  • Storytelling and Advocacy
  • Sharing Stories – How to Build and Engage Your Audience
  • Safety for journalists – A holistic approach

18:00 – 19:00 Drinks

19:00 Dinner



Day 2: Explore the core topics of discussion and elaborate them through guided discussions and rotating working groups

9:00 – 9:15  Energizer

9:15 – 9:30  Recap of previous day and any reflections

9:30 – 10:30  Core topics are presented again by session leader. Breakout groups are formed.

10:30 – 11:00   Break

11:00 – 12:30  Workshops – small groups

12:30 – 14:00  Lunch

14:00 – 15:30   Workshops continue

15:30 – 16:00  Break

16:00 –  Free Afternoon! Participants can use this time to visit Hammamet

18:00 – 19:00  Drinks

19:00    Dinner



Day 3: Continue to explore the core topics through continued discussion and working groups

9:00 – 9:15  Energizer

9:15 – 9:30  Recap of previous day

9:30 – 10:30  Participants return to their groups

10:30 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 12:30  Continue group work and discussions

12:30 – 14:00  Lunch

14:00 – 15:30  Working session

15:30 – 16:00  Break

16:00 – 17:00  Presentations from the day and feedback

18:00 – 19:00  Drinks

19:00   Dinner



Day 4: Groups report back

9:00 – 9:15  Energizer

9:15 – 9:30  Recap of previous day

9:30 – 10:30  Final work session

10:30 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 12:30  Presentations

12:30 – 14:00  Lunch

Participants go home



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