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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: Author Xavier Waterkeyn on Communicating Transmedia Value | Latitude Research°

Latitude Research helps clients create engaging content, software and technology that harness the possibilities of the Web. Join us in exploring where the Web can go next and how you can help lead the way.
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The Chatsfield: Case Study & Interview with Alison Norrington « TMCResourceKit

The Chatsfield: Case Study & Interview with Alison Norrington « TMCResourceKit | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

My fantastic interview with Alison Norrington on The Chatsfield: Harlequin Mills & Boon's transmedia storyworld is up!


Check out how this Cutting Edge Multi-Platform Publishing Venture is supporting Fan Fiction & Fan-Made Videos... super cool


http://www.tmcresourcekit.com/the-chatsfield-case-study-interview-with-alison-norrington/

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:49 AM

Upper young adult writers and story creators, this is awesome!

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[Controversy] | NYC vs. HEA, by Jesse Barron | Harper's Magazine [2014]

[Controversy] | NYC vs. HEA, by Jesse Barron | Harper's Magazine [2014] | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Romance writers, Jennifer Weiner, and the future of publishing
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How a Tweet Turned Into the Best New Multiplayer Game in Years | WIRED

How a Tweet Turned Into the Best New Multiplayer Game in Years | WIRED | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
#IDARB is one of the most hyped adventure games in ages. Here's an inside look at the development of a game created with ideas gleaned from Twitter.
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Imgur's new tool makes the most beautiful GIFs on the web

Imgur has been on a quest to upgrade the GIF, and part of that means making GIFs look a whole lot nicer. It's starting to make that happen today with the release of Video to GIF, a simple tool that...
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Alex Garland’s Ex Machina: can a film about an attractive robot be feminist science fiction?

Alex Garland’s Ex Machina: can a film about an attractive robot be feminist science fiction? | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
In Ex Machina, Alex Garland – writer of The Beach and 28 Days Later – suggests that the brave new dawn of artificial intelligence will not kill off our crappy old gender dynamics. Helen Lewis meets him.
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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, January 26, 7:18 PM

YA story creators can't escape the Gender Issue in storytelling.

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Do theaters still matter? Amazon knows they do, even after The Interview

Do theaters still matter? Amazon knows they do, even after The Interview | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The Interview made headlines by skipping theaters and making its money online, but meanwhile, Amazon is trying to worm its way into theaters. What gives?
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Making "Tracks" Interactive--A New Book And App Update An Amazing Journey

Making "Tracks" Interactive--A New Book And App Update An Amazing Journey | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Photographer Rick Smolan is back with a new book that revisits a 37-year-old journey while pushing the boundaries of media interactivity.
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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, January 26, 7:19 PM

Australian epic journey now and interactive experience for story consumers!

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5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson

5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive.
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Square Enix Is The Only Publisher That Would Touch Life is Strange Because It Has A Female Protagonist

Square Enix Is The Only Publisher That Would Touch Life is Strange Because It Has A Female Protagonist | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

Square Enix has announced their newest IP, Life is Strange, follows Max, who has the power to rewind time and is searching for a missing fellow student. The game will be released digitally and episodically, with “each new chapter building and evolving based on the choices you made in previous episodes.” So why did it take so long to find a publisher for Life is Strange?

Max is a girl....

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Facebook launches mobile app offering free Internet in Colombia

Facebook launches mobile app offering free Internet in Colombia | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday launched a mobile phone application that gives Colombian users free access to a handful of online services, broadening Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's 

effort to boost Internet usage in developing markets.

Colombia is the first nation in Latin America to receive the new Internet.org service, in partnership with local mobile phone provider Tigo, but the aim is to push the application across the region...."

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Treasure within James Frey's 'Endgame: The Calling' - News | The Star Online

Treasure within James Frey's 'Endgame: The Calling' - News | The Star Online | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
James Frey’s latest book hides clues to half a million dollars in gold in the real world.
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An illustrated guide to superhero movies that pass the Bechdel Test

An illustrated guide to superhero movies that pass the Bechdel Test | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
It shouldn't be too difficult to include two female characters having a conversation. Right?
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Robots are starting to break the law and nobody knows what to do about it

Robots are starting to break the law and nobody knows what to do about it | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Maybe it’s a sign that robots are growing up, and thus hitting the rebellious stage.
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Feminist blogger posts 157 abusive tweets — from just one week

Feminist blogger posts 157 abusive tweets — from just one week | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The tweets included at least 24 rape or death threats.
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The Smartest, Richest Companies Can't Crack Mobile. The Future Belongs to Anyone Who Can | WIRED

The Smartest, Richest Companies Can't Crack Mobile. The Future Belongs to Anyone Who Can | WIRED | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The smartest, richest tech companies in the world all posted their quarterly earnings this week, and if you had to draw one lesson from the results, it's this: mobile matters. More than anything.
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Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society

Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The public and scientists express strikingly different views about science-related issues, yet both groups agree that K-12 STEM education in America falls behind other nations.
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Fort McMoney & Strategies for International Co-Production: An Interview with David Dufresne « TMCResourceKit

Fort McMoney & Strategies for International Co-Production: An Interview with David Dufresne « TMCResourceKit | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
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James Patterson's New Book Will Self-Destruct In 24 Hours

James Patterson's New Book Will Self-Destruct In 24 Hours | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The best-selling author is making his newest thriller into an IRL thriller.
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Vivalist's curator insight, January 23, 10:36 AM

"1,000 people in the U.S. will get early access on January 21 to an alternative, free app version, but have only 24 hours to finish it before it disappears in [...] "a cinematic and spectacular way." If you're not one of the first 1,000 readers, you can still follow their progress in real-time and have the ability to "steal" time from those readers through a new site, SelfDestructingBook.com. Designed to
bring the thrill of Patterson’s book to new heights, the site shows who and where in the world the book's early readers are, how far along through the book they've read and gives you the option to sabotage their efforts by cutting their 24 hours short."

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Great Post. The Raid: The six-minute ‘True Detective’ tracking shot, and the night TV change

Great Post. The Raid: The six-minute ‘True Detective’ tracking shot, and the night TV change | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
There’s a scene toward the end of Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography in which Michael Chapman talks about the work he did with Martin Scorsese on Raging Bull. He mentions Scorsese’s understanding of what “the storytelling of a shot is really going to be … all you need is this one shot, and it’s so good, and so evocative, and so powerful, emotionally, that it will get you from A to B without any coverage, without any worry.”
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emeel's curator insight, January 20, 8:27 AM

I really enjoyed True Detective, this article has some great insights about it's visual language. 

 

"Here we had a director who seemed to take every frame, every movement, every bit of shadow, and every movement of the camera as seriously as the story. "


"It is, first and foremost, a story about storytelling. Characters are constantly talking about “characters.” (“This world is a veil. And the face you wear is not your own”).

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Six-year-olds outstrip adults in digital understanding but teens lead the way

Six-year-olds outstrip adults in digital understanding but teens lead the way | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The ‘millennium generation’ have the most digital confidence and knowledge say Ofcom in its latest communications market report. What else does it tell us?
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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, January 18, 7:35 PM
The flow-on effect to Young Adult storytelling is obvious...
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9 Stunning Photographs That Reimagine Disney Princesses As Indian Brides

9 Stunning Photographs That Reimagine Disney Princesses As Indian Brides | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Snow White in a lehenga and Rapunzel in a sari — now we've seen everything.
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Harry Potter fans win four-year fight for Fair Trade chocolate frogs - Telegraph

Harry Potter fans win four-year fight for Fair Trade chocolate frogs - Telegraph | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
All Potter-branded chocolate will now be in keeping with the books' moral code
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A Clever Plan to Teach Schoolkids New Languages With a Free App | WIRED

A Clever Plan to Teach Schoolkids New Languages With a Free App | WIRED | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Duolingo is already helping 60 million people learn new languages outside the classroom. Now, it's taking its technology inside schools, as well.
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Love. A Videogame That Teaches You to Write Poetry, Even if It Intimidates You | WIRED

Love. A Videogame That Teaches You to Write Poetry, Even if It Intimidates You | WIRED | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Elegy For a Dead World lets players write prose and poetry as they explore distant planets and dead civilizations.
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If Your Robot Buys Illegal Drugs, Have You Committed a Crime?

If Your Robot Buys Illegal Drugs, Have You Committed a Crime? | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
A group of Swiss artists recently set a bot free on the darknet, allowing it to purchase whatever it could with Bitcoins. Among other weird things it bought were a few ecstasy pills and a fake Hungarian passport. Now an attorney asks whether the artists could be arrested under the law as it currently stands.
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