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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens as told by Emoji | Disney

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May the Fourth be with you!

 

DRC: You'll find more on Disney Interactive Media’s “As Told by Emojis” series over at wired.com :)

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Why 2015 was the year of emoji

Why 2015 was the year of emoji | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Alicia Marie Tan:  "Let’s do an experiment. Grab your phone and open up your text messages. Scroll through a text thread until you land on an emoji. Chances are you didn’t have to scroll very far if at all, right?"

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Madalen Ross's curator insight, December 21, 2015 4:25 PM

Strangely I didn't get into the emoji's. Did you?

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“Mom, Dad, where do emoji come from?” The Unicode Consortium, son.

“Mom, Dad, where do emoji come from?” The Unicode Consortium, son. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Xeni Jardin:  "People who aren't nerds never cared much about the Unicode Consortium until everyone started caring, a lot, about emoji."

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Emoji Major No. 1: The “Breaking Bad” Premiere

Emoji Major No. 1: The “Breaking Bad” Premiere | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"Zoe Mendelson, master of long-form emoji, turns her talent to "Blood Money" as Walter White nears his end" ...


This is cool!

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The Emoji Is the Birth of a New Type of Language (� No Joke)

The Emoji Is the Birth of a New Type of Language (� No Joke) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Clive Thompson:  "Emoji assist in a peculiarly modern task: conveying emotional nuance in short, online utterances. “They’re trying to solve one of the big problems of writing online, which is that you have the words but you don’t have the tone of voice,” as my friend Gretchen McCulloch, a linguist and author, says."

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Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year is not even a word: it's an emoji

Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year is not even a word: it's an emoji | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Inga Ting:  "Will 2015 be remembered as the year words finally failed us?"

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Emoji That! [Quiz]

Emoji That! [Quiz] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"Welcome to the first Transit blog post of 2015! We thought we'd start the year off casually with a light-hearted quiz that combines two very different modes of storytelling ... the emoji and the feature film."


[A fun quiz that tests your knowledge of New Zealand film.]

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