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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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AL Kennedy: 'Doctor Who reminded me how precious storytelling is'

AL Kennedy: 'Doctor Who reminded me how precious storytelling is' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Al Kennedy:  "I do care about everything I write, but dealing with a hugely loved character and 50 years of world-building – that felt different. Different in the sense of being horrifying and wonderful."

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Doctor Who's Surprising Lesson In Storytelling Starts With A Steve Jobs Cameo

Doctor Who's Surprising Lesson In Storytelling Starts With A Steve Jobs Cameo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Ewan Spence:  "As 'episode one' of the two-part finale leaves everything up in the air, let's take a moment to look at how storytelling and television has changed over the last fifty years, and how Doctor Who is the perfect illustration of these changing times."

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How the Internet Saved 'Doctor Who' [Happy Birthday Doctor!]

How the Internet Saved 'Doctor Who' [Happy Birthday Doctor!] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Pete Pachal:  "The inside story of how a small team of Doctor Who fans working for the BBC in the early 2000s helped get the show back on the air."

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David Hain's curator insight, November 23, 2013 8:00 AM

As we wait for tonight's Dr Who extravaganza, reflect on how a small, committted group can achieve miracles by working together.

Roger Davies's curator insight, November 23, 2013 10:21 AM

doctor who #savetheday weekend. I need a Dr Appt .. 

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Doctor Who Timeline Infographic 2011

Doctor Who Timeline Infographic 2011 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A complete timeline of Doctor Who from 1963 to present, including episodes, seasons, companions, villains, and more. A Fantastic resource for any Doctor Who fan.
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BBC develop model Dalek that can be controlled by your television

BBC develop model Dalek that can be controlled by your television | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Hiding behind the sofa to avoid the Daleks may never work again following a remarkable new piece of BBC technology that brings them into your living room.

 

[Wow!  Think of the storytelling possibilities!]

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My Part in the Epic 50th-Anniversary 'Doctor Who' Geek Fest

My Part in the Epic 50th-Anniversary 'Doctor Who' Geek Fest | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The plans for the Doctor’s 50th-anniversary in 2013 are taking shape already -- and it’s going to be truly magical...
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IDW Replaces British Doctor Who Writer With An American

IDW Replaces British Doctor Who Writer With An American | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Storm the castle! Ready the rampart! Fire the cannons! Whatever one does in a time like this.

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Doctor Who: The Gunpowder Plot

Doctor Who: The Gunpowder Plot | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The TARDIS returns to BBC ONE at Christmas, but you don't have to wait that long for more action with the Doctor, Amy and Rory...
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DOCTOR WHO | THE TRANSMEDIA EXPERIENCE

DOCTOR WHO | THE TRANSMEDIA EXPERIENCE | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It is much more than a television programme and is now viewed by the BBC as a ‘tentpole’ franchise, central to their Saturday night schedules and to their ongoing transmedia strategy.

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Doctor Puppet's Christmas Special Is 5 Minutes Of Festive Whimsy

Doctor Puppet's Christmas Special Is 5 Minutes Of Festive Whimsy | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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James Whitbrook:  "The Doctor Who Christmas Special is firmly entrenched as a holiday tradition now - but the arrival of a Christmas episode from Alisa Stern's Doctor Puppet is just as exciting, as The Puppet 12th Doctor and Clara land on a Planet that only appears on Christmas Day."

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David Collet's curator insight, December 24, 2014 8:32 PM

At the risk of offending the cowards that be...

 

Merry Christmas to all my Christian friends. And to all who take offense.... Bah humbug.

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Sherlock and Doctor Who: beware of fans influencing the TV they love

Sherlock and Doctor Who: beware of fans influencing the TV they love | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"The plots of Sherlock and Doctor Who are being shaped by their fans – but hit shows must appeal to a wide audience as well as a narrow band of obsessives, says Mark Lawson" ...

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The BBC's big play for the game space, led by Dr. Who

The BBC's big play for the game space, led by Dr. Who | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Gamasutra speaks to Robert Nashak, head of the BBC's new game division, about the Three Rings-developed MMO Dr. Who: Worlds in Time, along with the Three Rings team.

 

"Unlike other media companies," says Nashak, the BBC's goal is "to move away from a licensing model around our brands and our IP, and really start from ground up thinking holistically and 360 to reach our fans on any platform that they might be on."

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The Delightful, Free Doctor Who Video Game May be the Biggest Doctor Who Thing Ever

The Delightful, Free Doctor Who Video Game May be the Biggest Doctor Who Thing Ever | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It's a good time to be a Doctor Who fan.
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Nov. 23, 1963: Doctor Who Materializes on BBC

Nov. 23, 1963: Doctor Who Materializes on BBC | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
1963: At 6:15 on a cold, wet night, the BBC premieres its new family science fiction show, Doctor Who, with its first episode, “An Unearth...

 

[Happy Birthday! to one of our most enduring storyworlds.]

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Missing the Doctor Already? Visit the Doctor Who Experience in London

Missing the Doctor Already? Visit the Doctor Who Experience in London | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This past weekend saw the finale to Doctor Who’s sixth season and has left us with new questions to contemplate and new facts to digest. If, however, you’re already craving another hit of the good Doctor, then you may want to consider taking a trip to London and the Doctor Who Experience.

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Doctor Who Confidential axed by BBC

Doctor Who Confidential axed by BBC | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
BBC3 behind-the-scenes show dropped as cost-cutting measure.
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Has Doctor Who got too complicated?

Has Doctor Who got too complicated? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As this year's series of Doctor Who approaches its climax, so does this year's backlash. Following initial complaints that the series was getting "too scary", there is a new criticism: that the series' story arc has become too complicated.
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