Interactive Storytelling with Zeega: A Digital Tools Tutorial

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
May 23, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Interactive Storytelling with Zeega: A Digital Tools Tutorial
This $29.95 Webinar is free thanks to the support of the American Press Institute and Knight Foundation.
Originally Broadcast On:
May 23, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Zeega is an open-source HTML5 platform for inventing new forms of interactive storytelling. The Zeega platform enables anyone to easily author beautiful immersive experiences combining personal content with media curated from across the web.

You can use all kind of media from any cloud storage and use content from your own computer to create interactive stories that can be shared in easy steps.

This training event is part of a series on digital tools in partnership with the American Press Institute and The Poynter Institute, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

See more tools in the Digital Tools Catalog

What Will I Learn:
  • How to create immersive interactive storytelling experiences like web-documentaries, multimedia features, audioGIFs and archives.
  • How to curate, edit, and remix cloud-based content.
  • How to use Zeega in tandem with social media networks to crowdsource content.
  • How to publish, share, embed Zeega projects.
Who Should Take this Course:

Anyone who wants to learn how to create an interactive storytelling experience on the web with no programming skills.

Course Instructor:

Ahmed Kabil

Ahmed Kabil is Zeega’s Community Manager. He is a writer, researcher, and interactive storyteller who is also an editor/producer for Sensate Journal and a research fellow at metaLAB (at) Harvard. He received his BA in History from Reed College in 2011. Read More


American Press Institute

The American Press Institute advances an innovative and sustainable news industry by helping publishers understand and engage audiences, grow revenue, improve public-service journalism, and succeed at organizational change.

Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. Knight Foundation focuses on projects that promote community engagement and lead to transformational change.

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