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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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2014: Thoughts on Transmedia

2014: Thoughts on Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Nick DeMartino:  "For the past couple of years I’ve been asked to contribute to year-end round-ups of the year in media, curated by transmedia producer and blogger Simon Staffans. I’ll post the link to the 2014 edition in a subsequent post, but for now, here’s a version of his questions and my answers."

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Michael Kosmides's curator insight, January 24, 7:12 AM

How do you call yourself? And how does that relate to journalism narratives?

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[Nick DeMartino] At Least Five Things I Learned From Story World 2012

[Nick DeMartino]  At Least Five Things I Learned From Story World 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nick DeMartino: "I choose to think of the Story World Conference as a bellwether for the health of the transmedia community. What did #SWC12 tell us? Here are my thoughts a couple of weeks after the conference, held over three days in mid-October in Los Angeles" ...

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Talking Transmedia with Nick DeMartino

Talking Transmedia with Nick DeMartino | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Peter Gutierrez: "Although DeMartino is not himself an academic, he’s a top consultant specializing in digital production/distribution (which includes transmedia, naturally), and has clearly devoted a lot of time to considering transmedia’s broader ramifications… especially those that relate to the K-12 world."

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Beckinfield -- the Haunted Town Where the Audience Creates the Story

Beckinfield -- the Haunted Town Where the Audience Creates the Story | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A website that presents an ongoing sci-fi series about the town in a format unlike any TV you've ever seen...

 

[I really like this concept, and Nick De Martino's article provides great background material on the genesis of this project.  It's also worth checking out the Mashable article @scoopit http://bit.ly/w27sIs]

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Your Virtual Self: Who Owns it and What’s it Worth?

Your Virtual Self: Who Owns it and What’s it Worth? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Each one of us generates vast amounts of data — emails, phone calls, social networking, photos, text messages, videos, browsing, purchasing and more.

 

Our data create a new form of identity, what you might call a Virtual Self – a concept that will determine the future of the web.

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Why Marshall McLuhan Would Dig Transmedia and DIY Distribution

Why Marshall McLuhan Would Dig Transmedia and DIY Distribution | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Even though "transmedia" projects are immersed in technologies (film, video, television, online video, games, live events, mobile media, telephone calls… you name it), its leading practitioners (and theoreticians) often insist that "it's all about story."

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WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part Two)

WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part Two) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Many Paths to Audience Participation for Transmedia Talent

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The Fanthropology of Theatrics

The Fanthropology of Theatrics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nick DeMartino:  "The session was called "Unlock the Power of Fans" at Transmedia Los Angeles’ monthly meetup earlier this week, but I’ll remember it as the Fanthropology of Theatrics, because I learned so much about the way audiences are using the new collaborative storytelling platform that I was there to represent."

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Nick DeMartino takes us through Theatrics, the storytelling tool behind Beckinfield, Welcome To Sanditon, and Psych's The S#cial Sector.

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Fred Harden's curator insight, June 9, 2013 10:30 PM

Now to move this up a notch, what about a few slicker videos, wannabe actors etc.?

Jim Lerman's curator insight, September 2, 2013 2:49 PM

Quite an intriguiging new platform.

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Your Virtual Self: Who Owns It and What’s It Worth?

Your Virtual Self: Who Owns It and What’s It Worth? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nick DeMartino: "Our data create a new form of identity, what you might call a virtual self -- a concept that will determine the future of the web"...

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A Startup Incubator For Entertainment?

A Startup Incubator For Entertainment? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nick DeMartino:  "Historically, content hasn't been seen as having a predictably "scalable" business model. Content remains a hit business, whether distributed in analog or digital form, and the ability to repeat a success has proven to be illusive over time. Perhaps, that is changing, given the blur between content, technology, social, and audience"...

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Transmedia sorting hat

The famous Harry Potter sorting hat. It’s a fitting metaphor for this presentation, as I sort through the emerging history of transmedia storytelling.
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• OF STORIES & WORLDS: What the Transmedia Movement has to Teach ... (And to Learn)  

• OF STORIES & WORLDS: What the Transmedia Movement has to Teach ... (And to Learn)   | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

If nothing else, last week's Story World Conference in San Francisco affirmed the reality of a new creative movement devoted to transmedia storytelling.

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WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part Three)

WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part Three) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tracking transmedia developments as they unfold will be complicated, in part because this new entertainment format covers so much ground.

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WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part One)

WHY “TRANSMEDIA” IS CATCHING ON (Part One) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

“Isaac Newton didn't discover gravity, he just named it,” one TV writer-producer quipped during a recent conversation about “transmedia.”

And so it would seem, despite a testy flame war over the term transmedia –– or perhaps because of it –– the “transmedia” movement is catching on across the media business.

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