Story Buddies

Story Buddies is an innovative, digitally based storytelling project which provides individuals with the opportunity to create and share their own stories and help others

to do the same. 

An introduction to getting started with storytelling.

Online Workshops

Storytelling Icebreakers

Storytelling Icebreakers

Some simple storytelling icebreakers to get you started.

Download Icebreakers worksheet

Video and Photography

This video touches on topics such as framing, the 'rule of thirds' and creating sequences.

Stop Motion Animation

Do you want to learn how to make a simple stop-motion animation? This video explains how.


What’s so good about the comic medium? 

It’s cheap. It’s very DIY. 

Only your imagination is the limit!

Here are just some examples of the films made for Story Buddies:

Download these helpful assets to assist you in your storytelling:

7 Elements of Storytelling

Storytelling tips

Supported using funding from the Great Places Scheme


Real Time is one of the most established and

successful participatory media organisations in the UK, with an international reputation for participatory video (PV) and digital media. 

Real Time offers training, projects, research, consultancy and advocacy particularly targeting hard-to-reach groups and marginalised communities building social cohesion, developing networks and opening channels of communication to enable positive change.

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