Brooks, Simon OH26_008

Title Brooks, Simon OH26_008
Creator Weber State University, Stewart Library: Oral History Program
Contributors Brooks, Simon, Interviewee; Thompson, Michael, Interviewer and Video Technician
Collection Name Storytelling Festival Oral Histories
Description The WSU Storytelling Festival was implemented by the Friends of the Stewart Library in 1992. The library sponsored and managed the annual festival until 1998, when the festival was moved to the Department of Teacher Education, with the Library continuing as a sponsor. The three-day festival entails storytellers from all over the nation, including youth storytellers. The events are made up of workshops and presentations, a fund-raising banquet, and a wrap-up of wonderful stories from gifted performers.
Abstract The following is an oral history interview with Simon Brooks, conducted on March 18, 2021, via Zoom Communications Platform, by Michael Thompson. Simon discusses his life, his storytelling career, and his experiences as a professional storyteller during the Weber State University Storytelling Festival.; The following is a video clip of an oral history interview with Simon Brooks, conducted on March 18, 2021. In this video clip, Simon discusses the qualities of a good storyteller and why those qualities are important to the art of storytelling.
Image Captions Simon Brooks February 2022; Simon Brooks discussing the qualities of a good storyteller
Subject Storytelling; Storytelling festivals; Digital Storytelling; Storytelling--United States; COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
Keywords Professional storytellers; Audience; Performing; Virtual Storytelling
Digital Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA
Date 2021
Temporal Coverage 2021
Medium Oral History
Spatial Coverage Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States,, 41.223, -111.97383; Hastings, Hastings, District, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom,, 50.85519, 0.57292
Type Text; Image/StillImage; Image/MovingImage
Access Extent 18 page PDF; Video clip is an mp4 file, 95.5 MB
Conversion Specifications Filmed and recorded using Zoom Communications platform. Transcribed using
Language eng
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit University Archives; Weber State University; Background music for the opening of the video clip was downloaded from; License Code SHMYB9XWFGM8KLVU; Background music for the closing of the video clip was downloaded from; License Code IWGKRYG7XHQOMZY0
Source Brooks, Simon OH26_008 Weber State University Archives
Format application/pdf; video/mp4
ARK ark:/87278/s6sbpb3c
Setname wsu_oh
ID 111930
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