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Transit | The Big Idea | Te Aria Nui

Transit | The Big Idea | Te Aria Nui | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
It's only been six months since we started blogging for The Big Idea, but it feels like it's been an action packed half-year.
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Santa Claus is transmedia?

Santa Claus is transmedia? | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
At this time of year when I hear folks singing Rudolf the Rednosed Reindeer and children are waiting for Santa Claus, it prompts me to pause and consider one of the most successful transmedia...
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linking everything 2 everything 2 create a brandstory > 5 KILLER tips! — by Kurt Frenier, The Red Hot Marketing Blender

linking everything 2 everything 2 create a brandstory > 5 KILLER tips! — by Kurt Frenier, The Red Hot Marketing Blender | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
You will have seen from my various previous posts that I am passionate about how brands tell their stories. [e.g. here] And I keep searching for more answers on how to do that better.
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Let It Ripple | THE CLOUDFILMMAKING MANIFESTO

Let It Ripple | THE CLOUDFILMMAKING MANIFESTO | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
Over the course of 6 months, we asked people from all over the world to send videos of themselves feeling their heartbeat and thinking about what it means. This is the film that unfolded...

 

5 Principles:

 

1. To use the cloud to collaboratively create films with people from all over the world.

2. To create films about ideas that speak to the most universal qualities
of human life, focusing on what connects us, rather than what divides us.

3. To give back as much as is received, by offering
free customized films to organizations around the world to further their message.

4. To use the cloud to translate films into as many languages as possible.

5. To push the boundaries of both filmmaking and distribution by combining
the newest collaborative tools available online with the potential of all the people in the world...

 


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PIXAR TIPS: ‘Brave’ artist Emma Coats shares her storytelling wit and wisdom on Twitter (#FollowHer)

PIXAR TIPS: ‘Brave’ artist Emma Coats shares her storytelling wit and wisdom on Twitter (#FollowHer) | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
Pixar’s ‘Brave’ artist Emma Coats shares her storytelling wit and wisdom on Twitter (#FollowHer)...
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Twitter / @EricaHargreave: RT @veriatweet: Building An Audience

RT @veriatweet: "need to invest the time to build the audience thru 2 way conversations & real community" ~ @EricaHargreave #yff12
May 30 via HootSuite Favorite Retweet Reply

need to invest the time to build the audience thru 2 way conversations & real community

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Emma Coats @lawnrocket: I tend to start with a situation I like and then figure out what kind of person wod get themselves into it.

I tend to start with a situation I like and then figure out what kind of person wod get themselves into it. Sometimes it bites me in the ass
Jun 12 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

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Emma coats @lawnrocket: trying to cram a character into a plot does not work.

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Transmedia Storytelling in the Class Room

Transmedia Storytelling in the Class Room | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it

"Transmedia Storyteller Ltd (TSL) asked Rex Hall, Project Manager, Broadcast & New Media at Doubletake Studios in Tampa, Florida USA to talk about his experience in bringing transmedia storytelling to the class room."


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Transmedia engagement participatory culture to activism

Transmediaengagement Participatory Culture to Activism siobhan o’flynn, phd June 1, 2012...
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Most European Internet Users Access Traditional Media Online

Most European Internet Users Access Traditional Media Online | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
The vast majority of European internet users are watching TV, reading newspapers, and listening to the radio online, finds IAB Europe in a study released in May 2012.
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Is the 1,9,90 Rule Outdated? - Only Dead Fish

Is the 1,9,90 Rule Outdated? - Only Dead Fish | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
The BBC have just released some interesting research around participation online.
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Participatory documentary as “Convivial Media” – M. Rose

Mandy Rose, UWE Creative Arts Fellow “Convivial tools”, wrote the radical philosopher Ivan Illich in 1973, “ are those which give each person who uses them the greatest opportunity to enrich the en...
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5 Lessons For Storytellers From The Transmedia World

5 Lessons For Storytellers From The Transmedia World | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
In April of 2001, a close friend sent me a link to the "Anti-Robot Militia," which was just like it sounds: a hate group against robots. One click later, I was hopelessly hooked on a marketing campaign for the film A.I.
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Wattpad raises $17 million to become the YouTube of writing

Wattpad raises $17 million to become the YouTube of writing | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
Wattpad, which describes itself as the world's largest online community of readers and writers, has raised $17 million from a group of venture funds led by Khosla Ventures.
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The Pixar Touch - Pixar story rules (one version)

The Pixar Touch - Pixar story rules (one version) | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it
Pixar story artist Emma Coats has tweeted a series of “story basics” over the ...
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Emma coats @lawnrocket: Plot is mostly based on character decisions...

Plot is mostly based on character decisions, change the character and they will be making different decisions. Keep same plot, feels false.
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Twitter / @tomwhitby: Digital Literacy: It's not a generational thing. It's a learning thing

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Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning

Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning | Social Media Storytelling | Scoop.it

Rosie Miles: " [...] online spaces allow students to role play and inhabit characters in a way that would be a rather embarrassing drama workshop if tried in the classroom."

 

Image: "How better for students to understand Dracula than to be him on Twitter?" [Everett Collection / Rex Features]


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mermology.com / Home / Welcome to the world of Mermology, telling the real ocean drama with you!

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How to make every word count when writing about people, places & things | Poynter.

Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's...
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