The Stornaway logo. Shapes form the letter S followed by the word Stornaway.

Stornaway is a tool that enables the production and exporting of films with a non linear narrative as well as features to allow the consumption of the films created within the platform.

This required the implementation of a custom video player where viewers can make choices as the stories progresses.

My contributions focused on the front end of the application, working with an amazing team at CookiesHQ.

The Stornaway app graph. It shows multiple nodes connected together.
In the studio the story can be mapped out by creating islands and connecting them.
Stornaway studio app with drawer opened showing additional fields the user can fill out.
Additional details can be set on an island such as colour of the prompts, whether it is a start or an end and more.
The Stornaway player, similar to any other web video players, it has controls such as a player button and a progress bar.
The story can then be viewed using the player.
The Stornaway player showing the available choices the user would have to pick from at a certain point in the story.
The configured prompts show throughout the story, giving the viewer control on what happens next.

The app can be used for storytelling of different kinds. It could be a fiction film where the viewer can decide where the story goes or a documentary where the user can use the prompts to navigate to specific chapters without having to watch the film in its entirety.