This is a fascinating video from about seven years ago that shows what I think is the internet at its greatest storytelling potential:

Click here for the video

What I love about this video is the seamless and creative integration of YouTube clips, Flash animation, and other software. It is very much an ‘internet story’ in that sense–it is hard to conceive of this as existing anywhere not online.

The use of sound is also interesting: the accent difference between Fortress and the narrator, the music and dialogue accompanying the Chaucer story, and the sound design towards the end are all particularly well done.

 

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