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A story of creation – Australia’s festival of media returns to Sydney November 11 – 13 

CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE

Storyology 2015 brings forth international storytellers, technology innovators and inspiring speakers from the world of television, print, film, radio, digital and social media. Get direct access to media thought leaders changing the way we work right now.

TICKETS ON SALE FROM MONDAY AUGUST 3

 

 

STORYOLOGY SPOTLIGHT EVENTS

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MASTERCLASS: BLACKCOMEDY

The creators of the indigenous sketch program Black Comedy take you behind the scenes and into the workshop, blood, sweat and laughs that launched the careers of The Tiddas, Tatiana The Cultural Excuse Girl and other outrageous characters.
TRAINING: DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Move behind the screen with SBS’s multi-award winning digital story telling team. Creators of the Walkley winning interactive documentary, The Cronulla Riots, and the digital retelling of Nam Le’s exquisite refugee tale, The Boat, Kylie Boltin (EP) explores the intersection between story, innovation, journalism and technology.
EXPERT PANEL: INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Three Walkley award winning investigative journalists discuss what it takes to dig under the surface and the best tools to use in the search for the truth. Protecting your sources and finding new ones in these days of digital snooping.
KEYNOTE: AMY O'LEARY

Amy O’Leary co-wrote the New York Time’s landmark Innovation Report and now she drives original story creation at Upworthy. Amy hates clickbait, she knows there is no future in journalism without analytics and no future in data without great narratives

ABOUT THE STORYOLOGY FESTIVAL

What: Inspirational sessions by industry leaders, masterclasses in technical and craft knowledge ,debates on contemporary issues in the field.

Why: To inspire your craft, share bold ideas, encourage collaborations and experimentation.

Where: The iconic Chauvel Cinema, Paddington.

 

WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT STORYOLOGY LAST YEAR:

‘With so many media professionals wringing their hands about the future of journalism and story telling many of the speakers spent the time re-framing crises as opportunities.” Sam Wallman

“Every now and then we need a reminder about why we do what we do, A little flash of inspiration to reignite that passion for journalism.” Jessica Longbottom

“One of the highlights was not only being able to hear an amazing array of national and international speakers but also being able to meet and talk with some of them personally.” Jo O’Dowd

 

Storyology would not be possible without the support of our partners.

Contact us if you are interested in supporting Storyology in 2015.

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Our Partners

Three Plus
Our Watch
NEWSMODO
General Assembly
Lion
QUT Creative Industries
BHP Billiton
Tourism and Events Queensland
Express Media
Council for Latin-American Relations – COALAR
Council for Australia-Arab Relations – CAAR
Concrete Playground
Knight-Mozilla Open News
BuzzFeed
Campaign Monitor
University of Sydney
Western Sydney University
Macleay College
MEAA
Cathay Pacific
Gleebooks
Pro Bono Australia
Junkee Media
VICE Media
Palace Cinemas
Storyful
PwC
University of Queensland
Schwartz Media
Ogilvy Public Relations
Australia-India Council
ING DIRECT
Epson
BDO
Copyright Agency Cultural Fund
mUmBrella
Australia-Korea Foundation
Minter Ellison Lawyers
Banki Haddock Fiora Lawyers
Australian Super
Bayer
The University of NSW
Google
State Library NSW
Seven Network
Nine Network
Isentia
Private Media
News Corp Australia
SBS
Sky News
Fairfax Media
Qantas
Australia Post
ABC
Nikon
Media Super