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TEDxMontreal - Hugh McGuire - The Blurring Line Between Books and the Internet

Having spent years exploring new book publishing models, Hugh McGuire makes the case for why books and the Internet might become one. About TEDx, x = indepen...
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Surreal World Seattle

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 Meet Webby: http://youtu.be/2XfvzdQOnmY

 

Curious about transmedia storytelling, joining the next Transmedia Seattle MeetUp!, why we love TransmediaSF, what it was like to be a part of the world premiere of Transmedia Jam?

Watch a project evolve in front of your eyes as intrepid members of Transmedia Seattle continue to iterate and fail forward on a project launched during Transmedia Jam 2012.  

This transmedia project originated with the idea of how best to tell the unlikely love story of a webcam named Webby, recently retired after 15 years of objectively recording endless interviews with contestants on a  'Real Life' - like TV reality show called Sureal World Seattle.  Now that she's been retired- she's has love or attitude to share.  Need some love, got some advice,  or attitude. I think you'll see Webby needs a little help from her friends. Come and get/give it! Robert Pratten weighed in.  How 'bout you? What are we doing wrong- and right? today. 

 

Our current aim is to make Surreal World Seattle a destination for all interested in how to Just Do It! with transmedia, or honest assessment from a spunky webcam in love...

 

I think you're gonna love Webby OR Mike...

 

Sparky...

 

Join Transmedia Seattle MeetUp!: http://www.meetup.com/Transmedia-Seattle/

About TransmediaSF: http://www.meetup.com/transmediaSF/

About Transmedia Jam!: http://transmediajam.com/index.html

 

Read this article:http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/06/28/andrea-phillips-the-terribleminds-interview/

Get this book:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071791523/

Why we love Conducttr: http://www.tstoryteller.com/ ; - easy... You want a platform manager or a partner? Conducttr is Robert.

 

Then just watch how we do it, ask when something is confusing, or tell us how you would do it better/differently. 

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Making transmedia work for documentaries

Making transmedia work for documentaries | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Realscreen talks with producers who are transforming the documentary experience using interactive games and buzzy transmedia elements to discover what works best in the doc world. (Pictured: docugame Fort McMoney)

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Juliana Loh's curator insight, July 11, 3:56 PM

The NFB has been doing some seriously interesting work in the storytelling and transmedia field. Take a look at how they've tackled Alberta's controversial Northern Gateway Project. 

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Badges and rewards in transmedia

Presentation looks at when, why and how badges and rewards might be used in transmedia storytelling experiences.

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 20, 3:12 AM

Rob's take on tangible rewards in transmedia campaigns.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Storytelling | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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

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What goes through your mind when you're told a story?

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Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 3, 5:37 PM

Keep it short!

Edgar Mata's curator insight, July 5, 1:37 PM

Cuenta cuentos

Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, July 6, 12:16 AM

Great Infographic about the affects of Storytelling on the Brain .

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In this post-digital age, we still thrill to the power of live

In this post-digital age, we still thrill to the power of live | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 21, 2:20 AM


Simon Jenkins:  "The internet's tyranny is crumbling as we seek an antidote everywhere from galleries to Glastonbury. I find it all hugely reassuring" ...

Helen Teague's curator insight, June 21, 10:41 AM

"Post-digital is human congregation, and thank goodness for that"

Angela Antle's curator insight, June 21, 2:39 PM

The magic sauce is still a LIVE event!

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For Fox, Much Is Riding on 3 Sequels to ‘Avatar’

For Fox, Much Is Riding on 3 Sequels to ‘Avatar’ | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
The long-awaited screenplays for James Cameron’s three “Avatar” sequels will soon be ready, probably within weeks.

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 17, 4:29 PM

Does it get much bigger than this, if we talk about transmedia franchises? I don't think so.

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How to Pitch and Prepare a Successful Funding Application for a Transmedia Project

How to Pitch and Prepare a Successful Funding Application for a Transmedia Project | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about transmedia pitching

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 18, 7:38 AM

Some good advice from Nuno.

The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 19, 12:27 AM


Another great publication from Nuno Bernardo.  [Email address requested in exchange for access.]

Juliana Loh's curator insight, June 19, 12:07 PM

'Show me the MONEY'... and show me something I haven't seen before. That is the premise of this article showcasing some insight into the actual 'how to' of cross platform storytelling. Thank you Nuno Bernardo and Simon Staffans for sharing

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Meet Generation Z: Forget Everything You Learned About Millennials

Marketers have been focused on Gen Y (a.k.a. Millennials) for more than a decade. In fact, Millennials are the most researched generation in history! But Gen…

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Many Ways to Tell a Story: How Transmedia Is Transforming Education In and Out of Classrooms - The Digital Shift

Many Ways to Tell a Story: How Transmedia Is Transforming Education In and Out of Classrooms - The Digital Shift | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
SLJ explores how transmedia storytelling, or telling a story across media platforms, has cracked open engaging possibilities for educators to teach and assess, as well as for students to learn.
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8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers

8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Jeff Vandermeer's Wonderbook: The Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction is jammed with storytelling wisdom from some of world's top fantasy writers...

 

Hat tip Fiona Milburn!


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siobhan-o-flynn's curator insight, June 5, 8:56 PM

"What the hell is a Story Lizard? In Wonderbook: The Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction (Abrams Books, October 15), Story Lizards join Prologue Fish and other infographic helpmates designed to banish dry textual analysis in favor of a kicking, screaming, slithering approach to storytelling creativity.


Author Jeff Vandermeer, a three-time Fantasy World Award-winning novelist who co-directs the Shared Worlds teen writing camp, says "The way we're taught to analyze fiction is to break down and do a kind of autopsy. But I think writers need to be more like naturalists or zoologists when they study story because then you're looking at how all the elements fit together..."

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Transmedia Storytelling - A Theoretical Framework

This presentation was given at Confab Central 2014 by Felicia Pride of pride collaborative (www.pridecollaborative.com). Even if you’ve heard of transmedia,...

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Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube

Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th Century. This week, the company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection -- over 85,000 historical films – to YouTube.

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Documentary filmmaker explores the new visual l...

Documentary filmmaker explores the new visual l... | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

Documentary filmmaker explores the new visual language of virtual reality on Transmedia + Storytelling + Digital Marketing + Crossmedia curated by Juan José Gaviria Arias (RT @EntreSilencio: Documentary filmmaker explores the new visual language of...


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Walt Disney: The World’s First UX Designer

Walt Disney: The World’s First UX Designer | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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052: Bees, ARGFest and Sex Tapes

“ Steve chats with Sean C Stacey and Jonathan Waite about the upcoming ARGFest in Portland Oregon, I Love SexTapeAnimatedBees' Tenth Anniversary, and wrap things up with a Cross-Media Moment from an upcoming summer comedy, Sex Tape.”
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Can't wait for ARGFest 2014 Portland, July 31 - August 2! Are you going?
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The Psychology of Stories: The Storytelling Formula Our Brains Crave

The Psychology of Stories: The Storytelling Formula Our Brains Crave | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Learn why our brains go nuts for a good yarn -- and how you can recreate it in your marketing.

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Benjamin Berut's curator insight, July 3, 9:12 AM

Le storytelling est une expérience commune qui permet d'identifier et de partager des schémas d'interprétation - bref, c'est un rituel

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Is coding the new literacy?

Is coding the new literacy? | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Why America's schools need to train a generation of hackers.

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Engaging your audience

A presentation from the Binger Filmlab's Digital Filmmaking Week. Filmmakers are being told to "build an audience" and get social media working for their films…

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 17, 12:57 AM

Some good advice on "connecting with your audience" from Sheri Candler - definitely not only for filmmakers, but for anyone producing any kind of content.

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Transmedia 2.0 – a review

Transmedia 2.0 – a review | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Nuno Bernardo has just released his second book on how to produce transmedia. Titled ”Transmedia 2.0 – How to Create an Entertainment Brand using a Transmedial Approach to Storytelling”, it’s an in...

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 19, 6:48 AM

Some brief thoughts on Nuno's new book, and an omitted part of a foreword.

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Not just telling stories | The Bookseller

Not just telling stories | The Bookseller | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 19, 8:10 AM

A brief look at how transmedia storytelling can help people in the publishing industries connect with the audience in new ways.

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Students show how wearable technology could alter the idea of narrative - Phys.Org

Students show how wearable technology could alter the idea of narrative - Phys.Org | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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Students show how wearable technology could alter the idea of narrative
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Using Glass, students realized, would require them to develop a whole new form of participatory storytelling.
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BC Team skiers wrap up strong campaign - Pique Newsmagazine

BC Team skiers wrap up strong campaign - Pique Newsmagazine | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

Pique Newsmagazine BC Team skiers wrap up strong campaign Pique Newsmagazine Whistler Mountain Ski Club athletes on the B.C.

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The Author Transmedia Mindmap: Building Your Content Marketing Mosaic | Bookphoria

The Author Transmedia Mindmap: Building Your Content Marketing Mosaic | Bookphoria | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
As an author, you may be wondering how multimedia solutions fit into the overall book and business marketing strategy. Creating compelling content is just one...

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Writing for Cross-Media - A Mob-Handed Task

Writing for Cross-Media - A Mob-Handed Task | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Steve chats with Alison Norrington (StoryCentral) about her current project, The Chatsfield, and the challenges and techniques in collaborative writing for cross-media projects. In addition, ARGNet’s Michael Anderson stops by to give us a preview at a couple upcoming articles featuring transmedia project Future States and what has to be the worlds most intricate Easter Egg ever hidden in a game. Plus, our Cross-Media Moment is back!

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 5, 2:53 PM

Interesting talk.

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Shakespeare and Shatner Go Head-to-Head In Five Minute Lego Film [VIDEO]

Shakespeare and Shatner Go Head-to-Head In Five Minute Lego Film [VIDEO] | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
This short stop-motion Lego adventure pits William Shakespeare against William Shatner for the ultimate showdown.

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Digital Darwinism: How Disruptive Technology Is Changing Business for Good | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Digital Darwinism: How Disruptive Technology Is Changing Business for Good | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

Image: keoni101/Flickr Social media, mobile, wearables, Internet of Things, real-time -- these are just some of the technologies that are disrupting market (Digital transformation is the intentional effort to adapt to disruptive technology and how...


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