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Media & Design Center - Labs, Software & Equipment: Creating a Zine


A zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Zines are the product of either a single person or of a very small group, and are popularly photocopied into physical prints for circulation. Wikipedia


Storyboarding your zine

Storyboards help filmmakers and artists create a rich story and keep it on track.  Using our storyboard worksheet can help you think through the process and help you organize the content for your zine.

Some tools available to help you create a digital zine include:


Media & Design Center Staff

The Media & Design Center staff are available to answer your questions on using equipment, finding films, and creating posters or podcasts!  

Need instruction for your students in the Adobe Creative Suite or WordPress? We can help!


Media & Design Center
Undergraduate Library
CB# 3942
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Notable Zines

  • Giant Robot -  focusing on Asian and Asian-American popular culture,
  • Bust - women's lifestyle 
  • Maximum Rocknroll -  not-for-profit monthly online zine of punk subculture