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Indigenous Literacy Day with Jumbunna

Indigenous Literacy Day with Jumbunna

13 Sep 2012

We had a wonderful Indigenous Literacy Day 2012, organised by Jumbunna at University of Technology. A very enthusiastic group of students from all over Sydney created some fantastic tales about...

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Jupiter Oh Jupiter

Jupiter Oh Jupiter

13 Sep 2012

Young Space Adventurers in the Thursday workshop have created a travel guide for Jupiter; stormy and filled with all the unmissable Jovian sights. Essential reading before your next trip to...

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Meet Embrace

Meet Embrace

13 Sep 2012

Know how to play an Instrument? No, me either. That didn’t stop us from running our first Songwriting workshop; thankfully there are volunteers with guitar strumming and lyric sculpting skills....

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ANIMATION SENSATIONS!

ANIMATION SENSATIONS!

31 Aug 2012

Last Wednesday afternoon was the premiere screening of the short animated films made by students in our Wednesday after-school class. The culmination of six weeks of furious work in a...

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Markus Zusak leads Workshop

Markus Zusak leads Workshop

28 Aug 2012

How fantastic to have our first group of high school students at the Story Factory! Markus kept them entertained with a wonderful story about his elder brother and an unboiled...

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Writing workshop with Markus Zusak

Writing workshop with Markus Zusak

10 Aug 2012

Sydney Story Factory presents a new workshop… 100 ‘What Ifs’ with Markus Zusak Start writing about your own life, then shift it sideways to create someone else. Who will that...

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Martian Anthology in stock now!

Martian Anthology in stock now!

26 Jul 2012

To celebrate the opening of the Sydney Story Factory and Martian Embassy, we’ve published an amazing alien anthology! It features stories and illustrations by talents such as Deborah Abela, Debra...

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Martian Embassy – Open for Intergalactic Business!

Martian Embassy – Open for Intergalactic Business!

23 Jul 2012

Greetings Earthlings! The Martian Embassy is now open for business. If you need your Martian Passport stamped, or to pick up a tin of Gravity or a Human Disguise Kit,...

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We’re opening!

We’re opening!

09 Jul 2012

On July 21 we will be officially opened by Her Excellency, The Governor of NSW, Professor Marie Bashir. We have one class that starts before that – see the post...

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So, you want to make an animated film?

So, you want to make an animated film?

08 Jul 2012

Calling all budding film-makers! Here’s your chance to script and make your very own short animated film. It’s a joint program with the Museum of Contemporary Art, and we’ll make...

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Meet our storytelling team!

Meet our storytelling team!

05 Jul 2012

We are thrilled to announce that our new Storyteller-in-Chief is Richard Short. Richard has been teaching English at Cabramatta High School for the past five years, and has some wonderful...

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READ ALL ABOUT IT!

READ ALL ABOUT IT!

24 Jun 2012

Sydney Story Factory programs are project-based, and every child walks away with a published piece of work. At the end of a one-off, two-hour workshop, children might have a bound and illustrated chap book to take home...

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