... into 100 million homes. This could be the first real device for transmedia storytelling — one that combines gaming, movies, TV, and the web to deliver a unique experience for each that seamlessly folds into a single system.
With the popularity of transmedia, even older properties are getting a second heartbeat. Halo has recently launched a web series, “Forward Unto Dawn,” and a reboot of “Mortal Kombat,” which debuted on video game ...
Ariston Anderson: "As a filmmaker, Loach has adopted a working style not unlike that of the characters seen in his films. Unlike the traditional Hollywood model, he’s not driven by his own race to the top, but rather by a collective spirit, a desire to create harmony on the set and to appreciate his crew for a job well done."
MapStory empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and temporally. With MapStory, people of all kinds turn into Storytellers who can create, share, and collaborate on MapStories and ultimately improve our understanding of global dynamics, worldwide, over the course of history.
"This Hangout (hosted on Feb 21, 2013) brought together leading figures in a variety of disciplines -- journalism, documentary, academics, gaming -- to discuss how different disciplines are engaging audiences and expanding stories across a variety of platforms. The conversation was moderated by Professor Henry Jenkins.
Panelists (from R to L): Marc Smolowitz, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Documentary Filmmaker Luisa Dantas, Director/Producer/Editor, Land of Opportunity Jo Ellen Kaiser, Executive Director, The Media Consortium Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives at Tribeca Film Institute Danielle Riendeau, Blogger for KillScreen, Instructor of Interactive Storytelling at Northeastern University, Communications Officer for ACLU-NorCal ---
InterActs is a conversation series created in partnership between NAMAC and the Daily Dot. Over the next several months, our two teams will host a series of online conversations on creative expression in digital environments."
Lance Weiler: "Developing an understanding of code is a valuable skill. In fact its now a 21st century storytelling reality. While it’s not critical for you to rush off and learn how to code, it wouldn’t hurt to become more familiar with the terminology, process and realities of producing digital / interactive projects."