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Tribalism and monkeying around with storytelling

Guest writer, chapter co-founder of StoryCode Sydney, Ester Harding.

So much can happen in a year and what a year this has been! Since the StoryCode Sydney launch event in July 2014, we have made hundreds of new friends, brought makers together on projects, built live games, and provided a supportive platform from which writers and producers have shared their ideas.

Tonight StoryCode Sydney will celebrate its 1st Birthday with screenwriter and academic Steve Vidler, as he takes us back to the basics, reminding us that storytelling is in our genes. What Monkeys Can Teach Us About Screen Story delves into the explosion of neuroscience studies over the past few decades, that have produced real, practical insights into what makes us [read more]

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