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Hunger Games town up for sale

Hunger Games town up for sale | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Abandoned mill town in North Carolina that was used as a film location for The Hunger Games is on the market for $1.4m...
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Facebook Agrees: The Key To Its Future Success Is Design

Facebook Agrees: The Key To Its Future Success Is Design | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
For the last year or so, a designer by the name of Nicholas Felton has been hunkered down at a desk just 15 feet away from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s.
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Here's How TV is Better Than the Movies

Here's How TV is Better Than the Movies | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
James Wolcott's Vanity Fair article "Prime Time's Graduation" isn't the first to argue that television has now surpassed film as a medium, but it's one of the more prettily written.
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Shadowrun Returns: Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, is back and Shadowrun Returns (for Apple & Android tablets & PCs)...

Shadowrun Returns brings back one of our most original & cherished game settings as a 2D turn-based RPG for tablets & PC.
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With "Lilyhammer" Netflix Wants To Destroy Traditional TV, Get You "Hooked" On All-At-Once Watching | Fast Company

With "Lilyhammer" Netflix Wants To Destroy Traditional TV, Get You "Hooked" On All-At-Once Watching | Fast Company | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
If a show debuts without a premiere, will anyone watch it? That's the multi-million-dollar koan Netflix is looking to answer. And fast.

 

(Now on Netflix in Canada...)

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Location-Agnostic vs. Location-Dependent Transmedia Stories

Designing a transmedia narrative to be location-agnostic also provides the author and audience with more flexibility than designing it to be location-dependent. Location-dependency can take at least three forms:

 

Requiring the user to participate in a narrative or some of its elements at a specific location (e.g. having a gathering at a particular location – typically in the real world but this may also include virtual world locations).


Setting “checkpoints” in the narrative that require a user to go to specific loca-tions (e.g. requiring users to visit a specified address to find a clue that leads to the next step of the narrative).


Designing the narrative so that user can only interact with it in specific types of environments (e.g. a gory or risqué image or video clip may be appropriate for viewing in private but not in public)....

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With 'Prometheus' Ridley Scott Perfects What 'Mass Effect 3' Missed - Forbes

With 'Prometheus' Ridley Scott Perfects What 'Mass Effect 3' Missed - Forbes | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
VideoMass Effect 3 & Prometheus: A Tale of Two Tales The days of creating story lines in an ivory tower and delivering them to the masses are numbered. Perhaps it will survive in certain genres.
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Wow! no WHOA! Startup Matterport Lets You 3D Scan Your Surroundings

Wow! no WHOA! Startup Matterport Lets You 3D Scan Your Surroundings | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Matterport plans to give you a way to scan your surroundings, creating a virtual, 3D reconstruction of your apartment, for example. It’s one of 65 startups that pitched to investors at Y Combinator’s Demo Day, hoping to be the next breakout company.
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How Do You Market A Breakthrough Camera Like The Lytro? Very, Very Cleverly

How Do You Market A Breakthrough Camera Like The Lytro? Very, Very Cleverly | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The first thing you need to know about owning the newfangled Lytro camera is that it’s a lot like owning an adorable new puppy. Take it out in public and strangers will walk up to you, cooing about how cute it is and, perhaps, asking to play with it.
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Cool Art: Psycho, The Birds and North by Northwest as 8 Bit Nintendo Games | Live for Films

Cool Art: Psycho, The Birds and North by Northwest as 8 Bit Nintendo Games | Live for Films | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
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Lina Srivastava Discusses Transmedia Activism

Lina Srivastava Discusses Transmedia Activism | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
This transmedia consultant has worked on cross-media campaigns for several documentaries, including one for the Oscar-winning Born into Brothels.
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7 Burning Questions About Game of Thrones’ Second Season

7 Burning Questions About Game of Thrones’ Second Season | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Few television shows ignite the geekosystem like Game of Thrones, HBO's bloody adaptation of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire nov...
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Skype Smacks Twitter, Facebook In New Campaign

Skype Smacks Twitter, Facebook In New Campaign | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Conversations don’t sound like they used to anymore, probably because all too often you can’t hear them.
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'Hellraiser' Is Headed To TV (not for family hour!)

'Hellraiser' Is Headed To TV (not for family hour!) | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
More and more, it seems like some of the most interesting projects are arriving on television.
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Podcast: Interview with Jordan Weisman, on “Shadowrun Returns” | J.C. Hutchins: New Fiction And Author Updates

Podcast: Interview with Jordan Weisman, on “Shadowrun Returns” | J.C. Hutchins: New Fiction And Author Updates | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

Today, J.C. brings you an exclusive interview with legendary transmedia creator and game designer Jordan Weisman. In his first audio interview on the topic, Jordan shares the news about a Kickstarter campaign to fund the development and release of Shadowrun Returns, a videogame that will bring players back to the ultra-imaginative RPG world of Shadowrun.

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MediaPost Publications TV Viewers Use Social Media To Support Favorite Shows 04/04/2012

MediaPost Publications TV Viewers Use Social Media To Support Favorite Shows 04/04/2012 | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
TV Viewers Use Social Media To Support Favorite Shows - 04/04/2012...
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Video: David Lynch’s ‘Crazy Clown Time’ Is 7 Minutes of NSFW Insanity

Video: David Lynch’s ‘Crazy Clown Time’ Is 7 Minutes of NSFW Insanity | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
[HTML1]David Lynch's new video for his song...
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Hollywood's war on technology

Hollywood's war on technology | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
There is nothing new about recent attempts by Hollywood to take control of the internet. It&#8...
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Cool! Google Maps 8-bit for NES

Trial Version: http://goo.gl/i4onu Google Maps is now available for 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES). Availability in Google Store is TBD but you c...
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Sweet. OK Go - Skyscrapers - Official Video

Music video for the song "Skyscrapers" by OK Go. Director: Trish Sie Producers: Trish Sie & Paula Salhany Cinematography and editing: Paula Salhany 3D DP: Er...
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Help Investigate 'The Killing' Online: Interactive Case File for Season 2

Help Investigate 'The Killing' Online: Interactive Case File for Season 2 | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
Dive into the investigation into the death of Rosie Larsen with the new interactive case file for "The Killing" on AMC.
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