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adventures in immersive storytelling technique with a NW twist
Curated by Brad Tollefson
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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, 2014 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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Storehouse Storytelling App Gets Embeds And Improved Community Building Tools | TechCrunch

Storehouse Storytelling App Gets Embeds And Improved Community Building Tools | TechCrunch | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

"Storehouse, an app for iPad that functions as a story creation tool with images, video and text, is getting a nice update today. The update brings the ability to embed stories in blogs and on the web, as well as comments and an easy way to find Storehouse users on Twitter and Facebook."


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Karen Dietz's curator insight, April 24, 2014 11:39 AM

Hey -- fellow curator Gregg Morris found this and I thought you should know about this too. I hope this works for you!  Karen

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, May 5, 2014 1:56 PM

Free app.

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Transmedia Podcast – Enter The Lodge (Twin Peaks) – Transmedia Storyteller

Transmedia Podcast – Enter The Lodge (Twin Peaks) – Transmedia Storyteller | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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Released, strategically 25 years later...read on...

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, April 17, 2014 7:42 AM

A discussion on the Twin Peaks sequel, four weeks on Twitter.

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Why Marvel's 14-Year Movie Plan Should Cause Concern For Warner Bros. [#Transmedia]

Why Marvel's 14-Year Movie Plan Should Cause Concern For Warner Bros. [#Transmedia] | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 16, 2014 3:43 PM


Jeff Gomez:  "More than another action-packed superhero romp, “Winter Soldier” serves as a primer in successfully structuring and steering a sprawling franchise, and stands as a warning to rival Warner Bros. and its DC superheroes that old school one-off tent pole development is becoming a thing of the past."

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Beyond the shoot-em-up: how gaming got killer stories

Beyond the shoot-em-up: how gaming got killer stories | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 21, 2014 3:35 PM


Simon Parkin:  "Everyone knows they are the best place to shoot up zombies, but can video games ever overtake cinema and literature for storytelling?"

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From YouTube to Vice – 10 trends that are changing how we watch TV

From YouTube to Vice – 10 trends that are changing how we watch TV | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Technology is set to transform viewing habits, whether it's Twitter's 'social soundtrack' or letting the viewer become the commissioner (From YouTube to Vice – 10 viewing trends for 2014 that will change how we watch TV
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It's All About Community and Fan Engagement

It's All About Community and Fan Engagement | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Our guest is transmedia strategist Lara Hoefs (Story Disruptive), who chats with Steve about her work on the Twilight Saga film series and how fans and community are shaping projects like The Veronica Mars Movie.
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Transmedia Shows Are Winning the Internet

Transmedia Shows Are Winning the Internet | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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Turn Any Existing Web Page Into a Wireframe Instantly with Wirify


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reverse-engineering a prototype...

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Robin Good's curator insight, April 7, 2014 12:19 PM



Wirify is a very useful tool for web designers and anyone interested in analyzing and improving a web site organization and layout.


In one click Wirify is capable of rendering any web page into a simplified sketch outlining how the space on the page is being utilized, by hiding the actual contents and replacing them with graphic placeholders. 


To use Wirify you install a simple bookmarklet on your browser bookmark bar and then, anytime you want to transform a web site you are looking at into a wireframe, you can do so by clicking the Wirify bookmarklet.


Free to use.


Pro version available allowing wireframe export to other apps like Omnigraffle, Visio and Balsamiq as well as in the standard .SVG vector format. 

Try it out now: http://www.wirify.com/ 



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The Bottom Line on Experience: Measuring Return in the Age of Storytelling | By John Cain, Todd Cherkasky & Rick Robinson

Marketers need a measurement approach that blends art and science, story and technology, and that looks more deeply at experience. We need a new model: “Return on Experience” (RoX).

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The complete guide to Transmedia Storytelling - State of Digital

The complete guide to Transmedia Storytelling - State of Digital | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Every day in our Feedly or Twitter or Facebook or G+ appears a post about how to create relevant content for our website but how do your content noticed in a multi device world?

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, March 27, 2014 3:19 AM

Not sure this is the complete guide, but _a_ guide at least :)

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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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Transforming Hollywood: The Future of Television Conference Videos (Part One)

Transforming Hollywood: The Future of Television Conference Videos (Part One) | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

"Today, we are releasing the first batch of videos from our April 4 conference, Transforming Hollywood: The Future of Television, jointly hosted by Denise Mann (UCLA) and myself (USC) and held in UCLA’s James Bridges Theater. Special thanks to David McKenna for his epic work in editing, mixing, and uploading these videos so quickly.

 

PANEL 1 Virtual Entrepreneurs: Creators Who are Reinventing TV for the Digital Future

 

In Fall 2011, Google announced plans to invest $100 million dollars to forge original content partnerships with a number of talented YouTube creators in order to enhance the production value of their work and their value to brands. This panel gives voice to two new types of virtual entrepreneur: Individual web creators who are reinventing entertainment for the digital age, and the CEO of a new type of web-based multi-channel network (MCN), which is forging deals with individual web-creators in exchange for providing them with infrastructural support in the form of sound stages, green screens, higher quality cameras and editing equipment, enhanced social media marketing tools and brand alliances...."

 

 See more at: http://henryjenkins.org/2014/04/transforming-hollywood-the-future-of-television-conference-videos-part-one.html#sthash.YJCS9Vav.dpuf



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2014.The Trans Museum Experiment - Google Drive


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How does transmedia get funded, and play out in a public setting? Also trying to figure out advantages/disadvantages of Google presentation tool...

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, April 12, 2014 5:41 AM

Interesting - transmedia and state museums, a presentation/study well put together.

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The 8 Key Elements of Transmedia Storytelling | Halogen Filmshop

The 8 Key Elements of Transmedia Storytelling | Halogen Filmshop | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
the ONE STOP FILMSHOP

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, April 17, 2014 7:47 AM

A Prezi on the eight parts of transmedia.

Nicoletta Gay's curator insight, April 22, 2014 6:08 AM

A useful Prezi on transmedia storytelling

Jean Fabien's curator insight, April 22, 2014 7:16 AM

What Transmedia is…

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A Participatory Documentary, Is It Possible?

A Participatory Documentary, Is It Possible? | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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Mike Hedge:  "Every summer, deep in the Nevada desert, a temporary city is created by tens of thousands of people. This week-long celebration is known as Burning Man" ...

Minna Kilpeläinen's curator insight, April 4, 4:28 PM
Producer Mike Hedge tells about his team´s huge participatory documentary, As The Dust Settles. Many lessons to learn.
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Resources: Transmedia Storytelling

Resources: Transmedia Storytelling | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
writing-questions-answered: “ “ certifiably-mad asked: Do you have anything on transmedia storytelling? I’m rewatching the Lizzie Bennet Diaries and I dunno, it’s just something I want to get in on....
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Storytelling Secrets from Dan Harmon – Allan Gates

Storytelling Secrets from Dan Harmon – Allan Gates | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Learn brand storytelling secrets from Community's @DanHarmon New blog post: http://t.co/NNARiLzkS7 #story #social
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Fast Food for the Mind: Stories or Tweets?

Fast Food for the Mind: Stories or Tweets? | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
“Through social media interactions via online venues like Facebook and Twitter, our society today is overrun in the same way with “fast food for the mind.” Just as our bodies can tolerate only so much unhealthy food, our minds equally have a certain cognitive bandwidth. But instead of spending our bandwidth on deeper thoughts, we often sacrifice it for the instant gratification and distraction of the mind offered by myriad online venues.”
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Transmedia Shows Are Winning the Internet

Transmedia Shows Are Winning the Internet | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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8 Rules for Creating a Successful Transmedia "Storyworld" || Brief

8 Rules for Creating a Successful Transmedia "Storyworld" || Brief | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Red Bee Media's Andy Bryant how to bridge the gap between marketing and content.
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“Transmedia is a word for old people”

“Transmedia is a word for old people” | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 29, 2014 11:40 PM

Interestingly, not every young person lives the way the author's friend's daughter suggested. And not every old person needs a word to describe this practice.

Sadim M.R.'s curator insight, March 31, 2014 3:22 AM

"My friend’s daughter explained that young people don’t need a word to describe transmedia because this is how they live every day. The narrative of their own lives unfolds across different social media platforms and they consciously create identities for themselves depending on where, what, how and with whom they share information."

Justin Nalepa's curator insight, March 31, 2014 11:01 AM

Love the comment posted below the article: "The word represents an attack on the institutional tendency to retain control and ownership of cultural vitality... I think your friend's daughter is absolutely right and only slightly wrong because transmedia is another word for power, and sharing control of culture is not the primary objective of the folks who are presently in control of the definition of transmedia."