Mobile Story Making in an Age of Smartphones

  • Max Schleser
  • Marsha Berry

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Story-Making

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Caroline Campbell
      Pages 11-20
    3. Fran Edmonds, Richard Chenhall, Scott McQuire, Michelle Evans
      Pages 31-40
    4. Jess Kilby, Marsha Berry
      Pages 51-61
  3. Making Spaces

  4. Making Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Tiago Franklin Rodrigues Lucena, Ana Paula Machado Velho, Vinicius Durval Dorne, Diana Maria Gallicchio Domingues
      Pages 139-150
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 173-179

About this book


The participatory turn in media, arts and design along with interrelated developments in the proliferation of social and network media have changed our understanding of the contemporary mediascape. Mobile Story Making in an Age of Smartphones reveals how smartphones and storytelling are forming a symbiosis that empowers twenty-first century citizens and creatives around the world. The edited collection further develops definitions and debate around creative mobile media and its impact on media, art and design. It brings together mobile artists, digital ethnographers, filmmakers working with smartphones, illustrators, screenwriters as well as musicians utilizing apps and mobile devices, who explore new directions in the creative arts with a focus on screen production. Lastly, it demonstrates how mobile devices and smartphones can make a difference in peoples’ lives and catalyses creativity in order to tackle current socio-cultural issues.


Mobile Media Storytelling Mobile Media and Health Mobile Media Ethnography Creative Practice Media Production Media Consumption

Editors and affiliations

  • Max Schleser
    • 1
  • Marsha Berry
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Film and AnimationSwinburne University of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.School of Media and CommunicationRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia

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