I don't remember which list was "talking" about digital story telling.
Dr. Craig Roland has a wonderful example using images alone on his Art
Building Imagination, The Power of Images
"...a great example of digital storytelling using images alone,
created by University of Oklahoma students Mark Potts and Cole Selix."
The gist of the story.... a little boy finds he can escape the noise
of the city by building an enclosure of boxes. He lets his imagination
take him away to a wonderful playground.
If you are using IE - you may have to scroll down a bit to see the
entry on his blog - seems to be a glitch with IE. New entry is right
at the top in Mozilla.