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Today, storytellers find imaginative ways to share their ideas with interactive and visual elements. On modern mediums like Twitter, Vine, YouTube and other mobile applications, storytellers are crafting tales in ways that would have been unfathomable a decade ago.
Modernes Storytelling: Ideen
They definitely are unique and non-traditional. Some I liked, some not so much. All intriguing.
Samson Lam of The Hoffman Agency Singapore discusses the art of visual storytelling - how PR pros can spice up their pitches with a few well-placed images.
Anna Jackson on Loading Docs: "[...] a platform for New Zealand documentaries that would give film-makers an opportunity to take creative risks, to push beyond the boundaries of TV formats and to explore the possibilities of online distribution."
Amy Ratcliffe: "The rise in popularity of social media platforms and apps has opened the door for storytellers to deliver their content in inventive ways that let them engage with the audience. Transmedia storytelling is becoming a way of life for many" ...
Hugh Hart: "Buddha Jones co-founder John Long discusses mini-storytelling principles and the art of modern trailer making."
Exceptionally good insights in the art-form of trailer-making.
Brand storytelling is big - and getting bigger. As we're all geeky about the content, stories and ideas that brands publish we thought we'd take a look at the
Keep it short!
Great Infographic about the affects of Storytelling on the Brain .
Learn why our brains go nuts for a good yarn -- and how you can recreate it in your marketing.
This is rather long article but worth reading especially for marketing and communications people. Contains links to primary sources which is always a plus.
Why we are 'wired' for stories.
Esther Inglis-Arkell: "Worldbuilding is a major challenge for science fiction creators -- building a plausible world from scratch involves thinking about lots of variables. But sometimes, to imagine the future, the best way is to look to the past. Classic literature can help you build a world more believably alien than anything you've yet imagined."
Focused reading of exemplars (master works) will improve writing.
Worldbuilding is a major challenge for science fiction creators — building a plausible world from scratch involves thinking about lots of variables.But sometimes, to imagine the future, the best way is to look to the past.
Classic literature can help you build a world more believably alien than anything you've yet imagined.
You will find great tips here and be sure not to skip the comments.
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"If you want to become a good photographer, you have to be a good storyteller first. An image with a story, one that evokes emotion and curiosity will rise above other images and catch the viewer’s attention."
Wow! Love these ideas for use in creating presentations.
Frank Rose: "Behind the savage bloodshed, naked power lust, and epic betrayals that make HBO's Game of Thrones so enthralling to watch are the languages created for the show."
Storytelling is an art that takes planning, research, and skill; the best storytellers make decisions along the way that drive their stories forward, engage their audience, and impart information
The presentation offers standard and interlinked visual charts to help authors generate story ideas and write them with consistency and reliability. I hope t...
Tablets are in the hands of every child and young adult across much of the planet. Children's and young adult storytellers take not.
Because one way or another... they are. Sooo, let's see how.
First drafts from now on are done on my iPad. This is a personal shift.
Steve Rose: "TV and advertising have always existed side by side. But now that viewers can easily skip breaks, brands are having to find new ways to make sure customers get their message. Can you resist 'native advertising' and 'digital insertion'?"
Slides to support an interactive webinar on digital storytelling for school leaders as part of the Ontario School and System Leaders EdTech Massive Open Online…
Get tips about writing your company's brand story. Storytelling requires a problem and resolution as well as a tone that matches your messaging.
Will Westwater: "Advanced technology continues to bring newer and more effective techniques to a player’s gaming experience. However, even in the industry’s early days developers were finding ways to tell compelling stories through video games."
Gaming is improving in storytelling!
"new technologies are exciting tools building on the rich foundation of storytelling and experimentation."
This is a bit different. But, culturally it is necessary to pursue as many avenues for artistic development that includes the need to live.
The Internet provides a low cost entry for all forms of artistic endeavours at an affordable entry. The problem is getting noticed.
Ho bisogno di un eroe. Di un lupo, di un drago, di una babayaga, di una sanzione, di una manipolazione patemica, di un valore. E allora parleremo bene di narrazione, che non sia soltanto uno spammare un po' articolato e multimediale.
Marcus Wohlsen: "The half-hour sitcom? The hour-long drama? These are conventions that came into existence for reasons that don’t matter anymore."
It’s a fact that people don’t buy based on logic. They make their buying decisions based on emotion and then defend their decisions with logic. Taking the emotional factor into account, your sales
Jeff Gomez: "More than another action-packed superhero romp, “Winter Soldier” serves as a primer in successfully structuring and steering a sprawling franchise, and stands as a warning to rival Warner Bros. and its DC superheroes that old school one-off tent pole development is becoming a thing of the past."
Alissa Walker: 'I also like the simple way Hi talks about itself on its homepage: "A community of writers, journalists, journalers, illustrators, photographers, travelers, poets, and musicians exploring the world, and sharing those explorations through images and text."'
So is there an approach here to add to your next book?