Digital Media

Digital Media

Digital media in ICT4D refers to all of the ways in which media can be created, edited, and used for counterpart organizations.

Leveraging digital media successfully doesn’t stop at simply having access to the hardware required such as digital cameras and video cameras, but also the staffing, skills, and experience necessary to make effective use of these tools.

Ideas

  • Promoting high-quality digital content for documentaries and storytelling purposes..
  • Use digital photography and video to help an organization’s communications and outreach.
  • Use digital tools to create engaging social media content.

Resources

Readings

Videos

  • Audio Library - YouTube -- Browse and download free music and sound effects. (Video > digital media > audio, video, stock, sound effects)
  • Engage Media -- How-to video on video compression technologies and techniques. (Video > digital media > video, introduction, storytelling)

Websites

  • Adobe Spark -- Turn your ideas into impactful social graphics, web stories and animated videos in minutes. (Website > digital media > storytelling, audio, video)
  • Best Pitch Decks -- Good pitch deck examples. (Website > digital media > presentations)
  • Did I Plagiarize? -- Great reference for research, writing, and referencing. (Website > digital media > licensing, copyright, plagiarism)
  • Environmental Journalism Resources - Earth Journalism Network -- Great set of resources for environmental journalism and storytelling. (Website > digital media > storytelling, photography, video)
  • GlobalGiving - Story-centered learning -- Build a brief, customizable questionnaire. There is space to write a short story and ask a few follow-up questions. We help you train volunteers in your community (we call scribes) to go out and gather stories. (Website > digital media > storytelling)
  • Ignite -- Series of speaking events in 100+ cities designed to have each person share something innovative or inspiring in just five minutes. (Website > digital media > video, introduction, storytelling)
  • Library - Witness -- Library of free resources for video activists, trainers and their allies. (Website > digital media > video, storytelling, guide)
  • Resources - Video4Change -- Guides, manuals and other resources useful for video activists and those looking to use video for social change. (Website > digital media > video, storytelling, guide)
  • Small World News -- Supporting journalists and activists in under-served communities around the world tell compelling stories using mobile media tools and how to use them. (Website > digital media > storytelling, photography, video, guide)
  • Visualising Information for Advocacy -- Website for a book about how advocates and activists use visual elements in their campaigns. (Website > digital media > video, storytelling, guide)

Services

  • All the Free Stock -- Stock photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • BucketListly Photos -- Creative commons photos tagged by country. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Compressor.io -- Optimize and compress your images and photos. (Service > digital media > photography, photo editing)
  • Content Idea Generator -- Help think of content titles. (Service > digital media > content, writing, ideation)
  • Coverr -- Free videos for your homepage. (Service > digital media > video, stock)
  • Creative Commons - Flickr -- Creative commons search within Flickr. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • DesignersPics -- Free high-res photos for use. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Free Graphics -- Free photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Free Summarizer -- Online automatic tool to summarize any text or article. (Service > digital media > content, writing, summaries, automation)
  • FreePhotos.cc -- Free stock and royalty-free images. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Freesound.org -- Database of Creative Commons-licensed sounds. (Service > digital media > audio, stock, sound effects)
  • Gist Deck -- Hosting Remark presentations on Github gists. (Service > digital media > presentations)
  • Grammarly -- Free grammar checker and writing assistant. (Service > digital media > content, writing, grammar, assistant)
  • Gratisography -- High-resolution photographs. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Headline Analyzer -- Free headline analyzer. (Service > digital media > content, writing, social media, assistant)
  • Hemingway -- Makes your writing bold and clear. (Service > digital media > content, writing, grammar, assistant)
  • ImageOptim -- HTTP API for optimization on web servers. (Service > digital media > images, developer)
  • impress.js -- Presentation framework based on the power of CSS3 transforms and transitions. (Service > digital media > presentations, developer, code)
  • Kitten Placeholders -- Service for getting pictures of kittens for use as placeholders in your designs or code. (Service > digital media > images, developer, placeholder)
  • Mazwai -- Free stock video. (Service > digital media > video, stock)
  • Pexels Photos -- Free stock photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Pexels Videos -- Free stock videos. (Service > digital media > video, stock)
  • PicApp -- App image generator. (Service > digital media > images, prototype, developer, mobile)
  • Pixeden -- Free designer graphics. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Pixlr.com -- Online photo editor. (Service > digital media > photo editing)
  • Placeit -- Free product mockups & templates. (Service > digital media > wireframe, template, developer, prototype)
  • PowToon -- Animated cartoon videos. (Service > digital media > animation, cartoon)
  • Public Domain Images Archive -- Free stock photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Remark -- A simple, in-browser, markdown-driven slideshow tool. (Service > digital media > presentation, markdown)
  • Save From -- Save videos from the Internet. (Service > digital media > video, offline)
  • Skuawk -- Curated public domain photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Stock Music -- Royalty-free music. (Service > digital media > audio, stock, music)
  • Stock Up -- 15,000+ indexed photos from over 30 different stock photography sites. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Storify - Make the web tell a story -- Tools to create the best evergreen and live blog stories, uniting traditional storytelling with engaged audiences. (Service > digital media > storytelling, social media)
  • Superfamous -- Landscape photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • The Pattern Library -- Free pattern images. (Service > digital media > images, stock, backgrounds, vectors)
  • TinyPNG -- Compress PNG images while preserving transparency. (Service > digital media > images, developer)
  • Unsplash -- High-resolution photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Vastpic -- Free high-res photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • Videvo -- Free stock motion graphics and video. (Service > digital media > video, stock)
  • Vimeo -- Free HD stock footage. (Service > digital media > video, stock)
  • VisualHunt -- Free photos. (Service > digital media > images, stock)
  • WeVideo -- Online video editor for web, mobile, Windows & MacOS. (Service > digital media > video, video editor)
  • Zencastr -- In-browser podcasting. (Service > digital media > audio, podcast)
  • ZenPen -- Minimal in-browser writing. (Service > digital media > writing, distraction-free)

Organizations

  • Earth Journalism Network -- Environmental journalism and storytelling. (Organization > digital media > storytelling, photography, video)
  • OMPT (One Media Player per Trainer) -- Organization that trains NGOs in developing countries to create, edit, and disseminate video. (Organization > digital media > projector)
  • Outside the Lens -- Digital media non-profit with a focus empowering youth through media creation. (Organization > digital media > storytelling, photography)
  • Video4Change -- Video activists and those looking to use video for social change. (Organization > digital media > video, storytelling, guide)
  • Witness -- Video activists, trainers and their allies. (Organization > digital media > video, storytelling, guide)

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