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Tyrell Williams - a screen shot of the end credits of A Little Hungover. A polorid photo shows the lead actor of A Little Hungover BlogCustomer StoryNewsStorytelling
November 30, 2022

A Little Hungover – a Tyrell Williams and Stornaway Production

Written by Abbie Horning, November 2022 Created in the Summer of 2020, in the middle of lockdown, Tyrell Williams directed this short interactive comedy whilst Stornaway.io was being beta-tested by…
ully animated project from Austin Community College Students - a computer drawn picture of hands holding a phone. The phone is in messenger mode and 4 questions are given on the screen for the viewer to choose from: "What are you currently watching on Netflix?", What is your favourite food?", "Describe yourself in a Tweet", "Hobbies?" BlogCustomer StoryNewsStorytelling
November 29, 2022

Stornaway collaborates with Austin Community College to train, inspire and equip students with hands-on interactive creativity experience

Having access to the Stornaway platform has allowed interactive students at Austin Community College to create and realise their ideas. From pre-production story mapping through to distribution. The Austin Community…
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November 10, 2022

“How I made an interactive film with Stornaway” – Paul Raschid

"Stornaway.io has revolutionised my way of working." Paul Raschid, Director of The Gallery The Gallery was officially released in September 2022. Receiving a host of outstanding reviews and a cinematic…
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October 10, 2022

Stornaway.io wins Innovate UK grant to ‘transform the future of video editing’

UK start up Stornaway.io wins Innovate UK SMART grant to  transform the future of video editing  “CreaTech One To Watch” start-up wins Innovate UK award for ‘game-changing innovation’ BRISTOL, UK…
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October 27, 2022

An unforgettable experience that immersed a hybrid audience – Plesh Customer Story

Interactive event Agency Plesh was set a challenge by a global consumer electronics brand in Italy, who asked them to produce a major product launch event.    The challenge :…
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November 3, 2022

Make Interactive videos for Immersive Experiences and Events

Can interactive, immersive events create experiences that stay with your audience long after it’s over? Make interactive videos for immersive experiences! Using Stornaway, you can make interactive and immersive events, virtual experiences,…
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September 1, 2022

Turn Stornaway projects into VR apps in 3 easy steps

Now you can turn your Stornaway interactive video stories into VR experiences with our easy-to-use no-code plugin.    by Ru Howe, Stornaway co-founder, August 2022 We designed Stornaway to be…
Interactive Sales Video - Freeze frame from a video where a man called Phumlani takes you on a journey to discover the Manake Coffee you should buy. Two options are shown on the screen: "complex" "smooth" BlogCore KnowledgeExplainers & DemosNews
November 3, 2022

Make Interactive videos for Explainers and Demos

Can you give your viewers the exact information they need, when they need it? Make interactive videos for explainers and demos! Using Stornaway, you can produce interactive product demos, software training,…
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November 2, 2022

Make Interactive Videos for scenario-based learning and training

Can real-life situations and interactive conversations create a more engaged audience for active learning? Make interactive videos for scenario-based learning and training! Using Stornaway, you can make immersive, interactive choose-your-own-adventure scenarios,…
Still from interactive feature film The Gallery - a woman sits. The audience must make a choice - "scream" or "get to know Dorian" BlogCore KnowledgeNewsStorytelling
November 2, 2022

Make Interactive Videos for Entertainment

Looking to immerse your audience in the world you have created and the story you’re telling? Make interactive videos for entertainment! Using Stornaway, you can make immersive, interactive stories and games…
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October 19, 2022

TVB Europe on Stornaway’s funding win

From TVB Europe - 17 October 2022 UK start-up wins funding to invent ‘radically new’ type of editing software Stornaway.io has received a SMART grant from Innovate UK BY JENNY PRIESTLEY…
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August 18, 2022

How the National University of Singapore is using Stornaway for their interactive marketing students

In 2022, students at the National University of Singapore started using Stornaway as part of their Interactive Media Marketing Techniques course. We spoke with Dr Alex Mitchell, Senior Lecturer in…
4 screenshots from interactive training videos made in Stornaway. Those featured are: #PlayYourDay from Deutsch Telekom, Wrong Side of the Road from Diageo, Devogames from Devoteam and the Josephine Baker Digital Learning Portal from The Egg. BlogNewsScenario & Training
July 7, 2022

How to supercharge your Online training with Interactive Video

After 2 years online it’s no wonder that Edtech is booming.  Online training is now widespread but companies and institutions are looking for better ways to engage their employees -…
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June 29, 2022

How Fort Edmonton Park made an immersive virtual tour filled with endless adventure

Engagement levels soar for the interactive living history museum Fort Edmonton Park in Canada, who have won an Innovative Use of Technology award for their immersive virtual tour created with…
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June 23, 2022

Use Stornaway to turn an interactive video into an App – without coding!

Did you know that you can now turn your Stornaway interactive videos into an App that you can sell on App Stores, using our amazing no-code plugin? Whatever you’re making…
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May 27, 2022

Top 10 Interactive Feature FAQs – Answered

The Stornaway.io platform has made it simple for you to make creative, interactive videos that immerse and engage your viewers. Our growing list of interactive features allows you to push…
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May 23, 2022

How to unlock customer loyalty with interactive brand experiences

These days, whenever you need to buy pretty much anything, there’s a dizzying amount of choice on offer. Generating customer loyalty today is more challenging than ever before. If you…
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May 11, 2022

Immerse your viewers with 360, game logic & more!

With every feature release, we're conscious of our creators. How do we help them to make more immersive experiences? How do we ensure that each new feature helps them to…
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January 25, 2022

Stornaway.io develops simple app creation for interactive video stories

Stornaway.io wins Audience of the Future award to automate Unity game creation for multiple platforms PRESS RELEASE - BRISTOL, UK – 25th Jan 2022  Interactive filmmaking platform and UK based…
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October 15, 2021

CASE STUDY: Tilt & Diageo – Wrong Side of the Road

Tilt are using Stornaway.io to produce interactive educational experiences for their client Diageo. This global project is using the art of interactive conversations to challenge the attitudes of millions towards…
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February 18, 2022

Cat Burglar: How Charlie Brooker made Netflix’s Interactive TV Show – a family-friendly, trivia cartoon!

The cat’s out of the bag! Charlie Brooker’s new interactive production - Cat Burglar - is coming to Netflix on 22 February 2022! Cat Burglar is the next interactive production…
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February 28, 2022

Interactive audiobooks and the future of storytelling

Audiobooks are a huge deal these days! Readers can hear Michelle Obama's autobiography 'Becoming' told by Michelle herself. And who doesn't enjoy the magic of Stephen Fry reading you the…
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January 4, 2022

CASE STUDY: #PlayYourDay with Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom set out to change how people viewed the role of a Deutsche Telekom employee. This innovative campaign challenged the expectations of potential employees. Immersing them in an interactive…
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July 1, 2021

World’s first “Game Engine for YouTube” lets everyone make interactive films and FMV games

BRISTOL, UK – July 1 2021 UK start up Stornaway.io today releases the world’s first game engine for YouTube’, allowing filmmakers, game producers and YouTubers to make interactive films and…
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July 5, 2021

Stornaway.io and “The Gallery” featured in Screen International double page on interactive cinema

To coincide with our presentation at Cannes Marche Du Film this month, we were delighted to feature in this month's Screen Daily article about the future of interactive filmmaking. You…
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January 10, 2022

CASE STUDY: Devogame interactive video learning game – Ikimasho, Devoteam & CCUA

For hundreds of students around the world, the school year kicks off in serious competition mode! 2021 was no different with the introduction of the 6th Devogame - this time…
OFCOM Object Based Media Report says Stornaway is industry leader in interactive video tools BlogCustomer StoryNewsOpinionPress
September 9, 2021

Ofcom highlights Stornaway.io as industry leader in new report on Object Based Media

This week, the UK government’s media industry regulator OFCOM featured Stornaway.io in an important report - the first of its kind - about the emerging era of Object Based Media.
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December 22, 2021

Make interactive 360º video with Stornaway.io

Use Stornaway.io, the world's favourite interactive video platform, to connect up 360º videos into immersive interactive experiences, for publishing on the web, social media, direct to YouTube - and to…
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November 1, 2021

CASE STUDY: The Egg Interactive Digital Learning Portal

The Egg at the Theatre Royal Bath are using Stornaway.io at the heart of an enhanced performance experience for students and teachers. Brushing aside the traditional A4 teacher’s resource pack,…
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January 31, 2022

Creative Midwives and Story Islands : the Art of Mapping Interactive Stories

Beginning, Middle... aargh! Where now?! For National Storytelling Week, our Creative Director Kate Dimbleby explores the importance of mapping your story - from songwriting to filmmaking! Mapping is something that…
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January 14, 2022

Making Interactive Videos with Stornaway.io – the possibilities are endless !

Since Stornaway came about in 2020 - co-founded/created/brought to life by Ru Howe and Kate Dimbleby - the platform has helped the non-linear stories of thousands of creators come into…
Pandemioza - an interactive audiobook Customer StoryNewsStorytelling
February 14, 2022

CASE STUDY: Interactive Audiobook Pandemioza – Wojtek Jeżowski

From the Pandemic came Pandemioza - an interactive audiobook, with visuals! Pandemioza, an interactive audiobook, was published in 2021. It is created from the real-life experiences of the filmmakers and…
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December 15, 2021

12 interactive videos from 2021 – and introducing interactive 360 video in Stornaway!

We have collected some of our favourite, creative videos from 2021, to round up the year. And our Christmas present to you this year is interactive 360º video in Stornaway.io…
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October 4, 2021

Interactive Filmmakers Roundtable: 7 Top Tips On How To Create Interactive Videos

Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting a roundtable discussion for the 2021 Encounters Film Festival. At the table were four young filmmakers currently kickstarting their journeys to create…
Still taken from Kate Moody, Felix Hodgson and Louis Barron-Forde's interactive student film “Lost and Found”. Customer StoryNewsPress
September 30, 2021

UWE partners with Stornaway to teach interactive filmmaking using ground-breaking storytelling platform

The University of the West of England has partnered with the interactive filmmaking platform Stornaway.io to introduce its filmmaking and animation students to interactive film production. This collaboration with the Bristol-based startup…
Paul Raschid, interactive film director and FMV game producer BlogCustomer StoryNewsStorytelling
September 1, 2021

How Paul Raschid makes interactive films without going bananas | Stornaway

"Stornaway.io has revolutionised my way of working." Paul Raschid, interactive film director - at DevCom 2021   We were delighted to be asked to present last month at DevCom -…
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June 22, 2021

Newsletter: YouTube, P(a)innochio, Firenze and Cannes!

Stornaway.io to… YouTube?! What is this witchcraft? It’s not witchcraft, but it is magical. We’ve made the world's first game engine for YouTube. It's an incredible integration that lets you craft…
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May 12, 2021

10 Top Tips for making Interactive Videos

The Stornaway.io team are always being asked advice on how to make interactive videos better. How does someone who has never made an interactive video begin? We designed Stornaway.io authoring…
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March 19, 2021

Lunchtime talk for the Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio with founders Kate Dimbleby and Ru Howe

Choose Wisely : Interactive filmmaking with Stornaway.io In this lunchtime talk for the Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol, co-founders Kate and Ru cover the difficulties of production, the boost…
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March 10, 2021

Interactive video stories : immersive experiences without a headset

We are all exhausted from staring at our screen for a year.  We are craving real human contact and intuitive understanding more than ever.  To be seen, to be recognised…
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January 28, 2021

American University’s School of Communication Teaches Interactive filmmaking with Stornaway.io

American University’s School of Communication Teaches Interactive filmmaking with Stornaway.io The Film and Media Arts division of the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., is the first…
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November 9, 2020

WordPress for Interactive Storytelling : Stornaway.io featured in Creative Review’s ‘New Storytellers’ issue

  While interactive TV shows have been talked about for years, limited examples have actually made it to the screen, in part due to the complexity of creating them.  But…
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October 6, 2020

LIFE MOVES PRETTY FAST : a Stornaway.io interactive original

We are delighted to announce the Immersive Encounters first release of Ru Howe's interactive short Life Moves Pretty Fast Click on image to watch the film written and directed by…
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August 24, 2020

Kate Dimbleby talks to TVB Europe

Kate Dimbleby, co-creator of Stornaway, tells Jenny Priestley about the new production tool that aims to take the headache out of creating interactive content. Read the full article here “At…
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May 21, 2020

Kimmy Schmidt shows interactive stories are a magical playground for writers

There’s a fabulous moment in Netflix’s new Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt interactive film where Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski) is sucking on a straw for a little too long - waiting for me…
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April 13, 2020

Producing interactive stories: How to solve the Rubik’s cube

An existential crisis is facing linear TV. A mass migration of viewers to digital platforms has seen a range of new players enter the market. All of them are competing…
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July 13, 2020

6 expert tips for producing interactive TV shows

We asked these top writers, producers and heads of interactive to share their insights about writing and producing interactive TV.   "Whenever I say I work in interactive storytelling, people say,…
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September 18, 2020

Watch A Little Hungover, Tyrell Williams’ first interactive comedy made with Stornaway.io in lockdown, premiering at Immersive Encounters 18th September 2020

  #HoodDocumentary writer/Director Tyrell Williams releases timely interactive short comedy “A Little Hungover” at Encounters Film Festival with ground-breaking interactive filmmaking platform Stornaway.io Tyrell Williams We are incredibly proud to…
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May 18, 2020

Stornaway featured in Broadcast

We were so happy to be featured in Broadcast last week. See the full article here. A new production tool called Stornaway has been launched to enable interactive films -…
A Little Hungover - a video call - the screen is divided in two. On the right is a women in a blue top looking concerned. On the left is a man in a red shirt with his head in his hands. BlogNewsPressStorytelling
September 29, 2020

QUICK FIRE INTERVIEW WITH TYRELL WILLIAMS writer and director of “A Little Hungover”, Stornaway.io’s first release at Encounters Film Festival

Hello!  Can you briefly introduce yourself and what you do? My name is Tyrell Williams. I am a writer and director of theatre, film and television. Have you ever made…
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June 5, 2020

How one theatre company created an interactive film in 72 hours… in lockdown

At a time when it looks like many venues might stay closed until 2021, some theatre companies are turning to interactive production. At one end of the scale, the National…
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May 4, 2020

Stornaway announces launch of game changing interactive production tool

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Stornaway – a revolutionary new production tool which lets writers and producers make interactive films for VOD platforms, without coding.  For years, co-founders Kate Dimbleby and Rupert Howe have…
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April 13, 2020

The interactive story opportunity broadcasters must seize

In last week’s Broadcast, senior executives predicted a “seminal moment”, as the production shutdown hastens the shift from linear to on-demand viewing. “At a time of heightened battle between broadcasters…