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Transmedia Seattle
adventures in immersive storytelling technique with a NW twist
Curated by Brad Tollefson
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What Transmedia Creators Can Learn From Social TV

What Transmedia Creators Can Learn From Social TV | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

Mike Vogel:  "Social TV is already one of the biggest trends of 2013, but if you’re an independent transmedia producer it might be hard to see how this trend benefits your project" ...


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 27, 2013 4:34 AM

Some great tips on utilizing Social TV techniques for smaller transmedia projects.

Nicolas Moulard - Actuonda's curator insight, February 27, 2013 10:46 AM

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Zeega on New Ways of Digital Storytelling

Zeega on New Ways of Digital Storytelling | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it

MIT Open Documentary Lab:  "The first [in] our series of interviews with digital storytellers, realized in collaboration with Filmmaker, here are the team behind the interactive storytelling platform Zeega."


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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, March 11, 2013 5:55 AM

Zeega is revolutionizing web publishing and interactive storytelling for a future beyond blogs. With Zeega, you can use any media in the cloud, transform the entire screen into your playground, and share your interactive creations with the world.

cyneth's curator insight, March 11, 2013 2:58 PM

revolutionizing web publishing and interactive storytelling for a future beyond blogs. With Zeega, you can use any media in the cloud, transform the entire screen into your playground, and share your interactive creations with the world.

Barbara Truman's curator insight, April 5, 2013 7:50 AM

Sounds pretty powerful.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 64 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 64 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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Understanding Transmedia - How Story World's are Changing the Art of Communication

I recorded a keynote presentation I did on Transmedia. This piece gives a high level and fast paced overview of Transmedia and gives some advice on how to scale…

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, February 25, 2013 9:58 AM

This is neat, thanks John. From the ground up - and good audio :)

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Cutting Trailers - Understanding How To Create One That Works

Cutting Trailers - Understanding How To Create One That Works | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Ever dream of editing film trailers? In this post, you'll hear from some of the industry's leading film editors and learn the formula for crafting a successful trailer.
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Who doesn't love cutting trailers?...

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The Journey of Documentary crossplatform and interactive

Transmedia documentaries interactive multiplatform crossplatform social media social issues
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A very nice resource...

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12 Months of Content Marketing Ideas for SlideShare

12 Months of Content Marketing Ideas for SlideShare | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
What's keeping marketers from leveraging SlideShare for content distribution? If it's the content itself that you lack, get started with these content marketing ideas for a year's worth of monthly ...
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The master of this tool- Robert Pratten...

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How to Nurture Multi Platform or Transmedia Projects | PERSONALIZE MEDIA

How to Nurture Multi Platform or Transmedia Projects | PERSONALIZE MEDIA | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Early stage Multi Platform or transmedia story projects are fragile things requiring careful nurturing.
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For multi platform storytelling and transmedia to flourish, it’s ‘creative leaders and trainers’ need to use a vast range of techniques to inspire those unfamiliar with it’s highly complex, development process...


The Networking Event 

The Seminar

The Conference

The Workshop/Lab

The Master Class

The Academic Course

The Intensive Residential

The Consultancy


The events listed above (I am sure there are more to add – later) I hope imply that you ‘filter & find’ in the networking, public pitch, conference, seminar events, trial run in the workshop, masterclass, course and select your ideal nurturer for the intensive or consultancy stages.

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Women of Transmedia | POV Blog | PBS

Women of Transmedia | POV Blog | PBS | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Liz Nord profiles eight of the trailblazing women she's learned from while making her own transmedia documentary.
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Shout out to Maya and Andrea!  Looking forward to meeting the rest of y'all eventually- and thank you for both your collective fantastic works and your equally fantastic willingness to share above and beyond! Saluud!

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"Interacting with Transmedia" Live Here on February 21 at 3 PM EST! | NAMAC

"Interacting with Transmedia" Live Here on February 21 at 3 PM EST! | NAMAC | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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sounds like a good time- are you available?

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Nuno Bernardo: 5 key Transmedia challenges… or opportunities! | | MIPBlogMIPBlog

Nuno Bernardo: 5 key Transmedia challenges… or opportunities! | | MIPBlogMIPBlog | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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1. The market is crowded

2. Properties need to be able to expand fast

3. Audiences are more sophisticated

4. Bypassing traditional gatekeepers

5. Access to audience feedback

it’s good to remember that the audience and their voice can make or break a series or movie globally overnight...

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Today's Greatest Marketing Secret: Telling Stories in Eight Words or Less

Today's Greatest Marketing Secret: Telling Stories in Eight Words or Less | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Marketing Strategy - Humans need their stories to be fast, frugal, and fascinating. That's why marketers need to tell their stories in Micro-Scripts. Learn the greatest marketing secret about your customers that'll get ...
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An interesting approach to include in your next transmedia strategy?...

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Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and write.
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1: To get started, write one true sentence.

2: Always stop for the day while you still know what will happen next.3: Never think about the story when you’re not working.4: When it’s time to work again, always start by reading what you’ve written so far.5: Don’t describe an emotion–make it.
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Create Great Video Stories with the New Google Story Builder

Create Great Video Stories with the New Google Story Builder | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.

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Will it blend?...

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Lino's curator insight, July 12, 2013 4:13 AM

Es una aplicación potente y muy fácil de usar que nos permite crear clips de vídeo reproduciendo una historia  con frases de texto que hayamos ideado entre dos o más personajes.

 

El video final se puede compartir directamente en Google+ o como un enlace para cualquier sitio que deseemos (por desgracia, no se muestra una vista previa o miniatura cuando se trata de compartir vídeo creado con StoryBuilder en Facebook).

 

Una gran herramienta.

 

De uso libre. (No tenemos que registrarte o iniciar sesión para acceder a ella).

 

Pruébalo: http://docsstorybuilder.appspot.com/

Richard Evans's curator insight, July 17, 2013 5:20 AM

Stories are a power communication strategy. 

N Kaspar's curator insight, August 11, 2013 6:08 AM

A tool to use for digital story telling.

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Digital Publishing for Filmmakers: The Karada and The Silent History | Filmmaker Magazine

Digital Publishing for Filmmakers: The Karada and The Silent History | Filmmaker Magazine | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Transmedia by definition requires producers to work in more than one medium; the fun, most of the time, is in devising ways to carry a narrative (or narrative
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Their strategies can be extrapolated to film and transmedia projects for producers who aren’t interested in writing the next great American novel...

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Five transmedia projects - February 2013

Five transmedia projects - February 2013 | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
These are exciting times. New transmedia projects are cropping up left and right and the debate over ”what the definition of transmedia is?” seems to have taken a bit of a step back. All in all it ...

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I only recognized 2 of em...

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, February 26, 2013 3:51 PM

Some current transmedia projects that I'm interested in following over the coming weeks and months.

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5 Ways to Become a Better Video or Film Editor in 2013

5 Ways to Become a Better Video or Film Editor in 2013 | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Become a better video editor! In this post, we've laid out 5 ways to keep your creativity sharp and your skills in top shape in 2013.
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Must become better...

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Brad Tollefson's curator insight, February 26, 2013 11:58 PM

Must become better cutter in 2013...

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10 Signs Internet TV is Ready to Disrupt the Industry

10 Signs Internet TV is Ready to Disrupt the Industry | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
I recently gave a talk about the Future of Television. I'm still planning to write some in depth pieces on the topic but I thought I'd do the quick version
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Every Online Video Platform (OVP) on the Market: A Reference List

Every Online Video Platform (OVP) on the Market: A Reference List | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
We've got a master list of every OVP doing business today, so that you can shop around and choose the one that's right for your company.
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A Beginner’s Guide on How to Become a Better Graphic Designer

A Beginner’s Guide on How to Become a Better Graphic Designer | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
As a beginner who wants to become a better graphic designer or web designer we all start learning on our own by reading tutorials around the web.
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Most definitely, design is the new copy... so study up and play...

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Brian Clark on Transmedia Business Models (Part One)

Brian Clark on Transmedia Business Models (Part One) | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
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Let’s consider the business model issue from the point of view of a creator, a storyteller, a person whose goal is to make a living making a story. From a highly reductionist point of view, we’ve got five key challenges to making a model that works in the modern media age:

FUNDING: Where am I going to get the money to make this?RETURN: What do the funders expect to get back for that funding?SUSTAINABILITY: How am I going to pay my personal bills as a storyteller?AUDIENCE: Is there an audience for what I want to make and who are they?PROMOTION: How will get this work out to this audience?..
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The next chapter: storytelling embarks on an interactive adventure (Wired UK)

The next chapter: storytelling embarks on an interactive adventure (Wired UK) | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
Wired.co.uk investigates the attempts of the publishing industry to make the most of new technologies
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Shuffle, which recently won the category of Best EBook Fiction at the 2013 Publishing Innovation Awards, was the brainchild of author Chris Rickaby. Rickaby had been working on a novel based around Hugh Everett III's many-worlds theory -- an interpretation of quantum mechanics that offers an endless possibility of multiple universes, allowing any pasts or futures to be true. When Rickaby attended the Digital Conference at the London Book Fair of 2010, he was struck that the focus of the discussion was centred on monetisation of old novels, and not on the possibilities presented by the new technology... for more info on Shuffle and Chris Rickaby and http://www.luizlit.com catch this podcast!  http://www.tstoryteller.com/transmedia-podcast-episode-11-lulzlit

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Transmedia and the new art of storytelling

Transmedia and the new art of storytelling | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
The most prominent writers, directors, and strategists in transmedia discuss the possibilities and difficulties of balancing multiple mediums.
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Transmedia is a business and creative strategy for storytelling that lets authors and creators design a story world across multiple platforms for different audiences. I think transmedia is both a business and creative strategy. We all want audiences. So it’s about how we create this extended story experience so that we can tap into audiences across different media...

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22 Secrets from the Most Successful Online Educators

22 Secrets from the Most Successful Online Educators | Transmedia Seattle | Scoop.it
22 Secrets from the Most Successful Online Educators Posted on Tuesday October 2, 2012 by Staff Writers
The fundamentals that define a great teacher don’t differ much whether classes are taught in the...
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Need to make an online class for yourself or a client?

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