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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Bernie Su On New Thriller Socio And The Future Of Transmedia And TV

Bernie Su On New Thriller Socio And The Future Of Transmedia And TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Stephanie Coats:  "Bernie Su has already changed the way millions of people watch television and he’s done it without ever putting a show on a major network."

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Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytelling

Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Mary McNamara:  "Movie or TV? The Blur between film and television gets ever fuzzier as television projects appear first in movie theaters and especially as "movies" go straight to streaming services."

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How to Build a Contender: The Winning Formula for 'The People v. O.J. Simpson'

How to Build a Contender: The Winning Formula for 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Ben Travers:  "In greenlighting this expansive tentpole from Ryan Murphy, FX executives, the series' showrunners, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, and key crew members made very specific, very self-aware and very, very smart moves to ensure high awareness and maximize the potential of this project."

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What's the state of TV? A step-by-step breakdown of what you need to know

What's the state of TV? A step-by-step breakdown of what you need to know | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Brian Moylan:  "Deloitte’s annual Digital Democracy Survey was released and with it came the usual predictions of what it means for the future – but there were some surprises" ...

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Criscenti's curator insight, April 2, 2016 8:22 AM

 

Brian Moylan:  "Deloitte’s annual Digital Democracy Survey was released and with it came the usual predictions of what it means for the future – but there were some surprises" ...

Devadas's curator insight, April 3, 2016 12:01 AM

 

Brian Moylan:  "Deloitte’s annual Digital Democracy Survey was released and with it came the usual predictions of what it means for the future – but there were some surprises" ...

Melanie Hundley's curator insight, April 3, 2016 9:05 AM

 

Brian Moylan:  "Deloitte’s annual Digital Democracy Survey was released and with it came the usual predictions of what it means for the future – but there were some surprises" ...

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Modern Filmmakers Are 'Content Creators': How to Break into Digital TV

Modern Filmmakers Are 'Content Creators': How to Break into Digital TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Liz Nord:  "According to a major production company VP, we're at a conjuncture in content creation where there are no rules. It's time to innovate."

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Andrea Rossi's curator insight, March 17, 2016 10:51 AM

 

Liz Nord:  "According to a major production company VP, we're at a conjuncture in content creation where there are no rules. It's time to innovate."

Melanie Hundley's curator insight, March 17, 2016 1:44 PM

 

Liz Nord:  "According to a major production company VP, we're at a conjuncture in content creation where there are no rules. It's time to innovate."

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Quantum Break: games meet TV in the year's most experimental blockbuster

Quantum Break: games meet TV in the year's most experimental blockbuster | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Keith Stuart:  "Part narrative adventure, part science fiction TV series, the latest game from Max Payne creator Remedy Entertainment shows us a new era of entertainment" ....

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When 'The X-Files' Became A-List: An Oral History of Fox's Out-There Success Story

When 'The X-Files' Became A-List: An Oral History of Fox's Out-There Success Story | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

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Michael O'Connell:  "On the eve of a six-episode reunion series, creator Chris Carter, stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and the executives who put the risky show on the air in 1993 recall how the pop sensation all but minted money for a fledgling network."

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Making a Murderer: the Netflix documentary beating TV drama at its own game

Making a Murderer: the Netflix documentary beating TV drama at its own game | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Gwilym Mumford:  "The true-crime series about a man accused of murder, and a police department accused of framing him, tells a complex story without insulting viewers’ intelligence" ...

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"Master of None" Co-Creator And "Parks and Rec" Writer Alan Yang On Breaking a Story

"Master of None" Co-Creator And "Parks and Rec" Writer Alan Yang On Breaking a Story | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Joe Berkowitz:  "Barring some exceptions, what actually happens is an entire writers room full of interlocking personality types forms like a comedy Voltron to pitch and polish ideas until one or two writers have enough material to go off and write up a draft. It's a process that's known as breaking a story, and it is incredibly difficult to do."

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How a TV Show Finds an Audience, in 4 Charts

How a TV Show Finds an Audience, in 4 Charts | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Leslie Shapiro & Josef Adalian:  "Series that once would’ve been yanked after a couple weeks are being given more time to find an audience, and networks are figuring out fresh ways to make money off of these new viewing platforms."

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AustenyWoolf's curator insight, December 6, 2015 1:01 PM

#Audiencia #Televisión 

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añada su visión ...

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How Snapchat Is Bringing Back The 1970s TV Experience

How Snapchat Is Bringing Back The 1970s TV Experience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Rose Pastore:  "Snapchat Discover insists people want to return to a time when you had limited channels, and limited time to catch shows."

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Transmedia Television: The Rise of Platform Agnostic Entertainment

Transmedia Television: The Rise of Platform Agnostic Entertainment | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Emmett Furey:  'Something important happened on Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” this year, and if you blinked, you may have missed it. The very first job title that pops up after the “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” end credits begin to roll is “Transmedia Producer.”'

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'Peak TV in America': Is there really too much good scripted television?

'Peak TV in America': Is there really too much good scripted television? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Alan Sepinwall:  "Is it a good or bad thing that we'll have over 400 original shows this year?"

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SeriesFest: How To Make an Indie TV Pilot

SeriesFest: How To Make an Indie TV Pilot | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Chris O'Falt and Sarah Colvin:  "IndieWire examines how much money, crew, time and equipment it took to shoot the 34 Competition Pilots that screened in Denver. [....] What we learned was that shooting an indie pilot is not terribly different than shooting the micro-budget features that find their way to film festivals."

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Netflix’s Grand, Daring, Maybe Crazy Plan to Conquer the World

Netflix’s Grand, Daring, Maybe Crazy Plan to Conquer the World | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

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Brian Barrett:  "What happens when every part of an online entertainment empire is engineered to be everything to everyone, all of the time."

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Evolution is around the corner – but when will we turn it?

Evolution is around the corner – but when will we turn it? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Simon Staffans ponders the next big thing at "the MIPs" ....

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How the BBC is building the future of TV by blowing it up

How the BBC is building the future of TV by blowing it up | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Martin Bryant:  "While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago" ....

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Martin Bryant:  "While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago" ....

Luís António Santos's curator insight, March 23, 2016 10:11 AM

 

Martin Bryant:  "While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago" ....

มานะ ตรีรยาภิวัฒน์'s curator insight, March 24, 2016 3:56 AM

 

Martin Bryant:  "While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago" ....

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Downton Abbey Will Live On [#Transmedia]

Downton Abbey Will Live On [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Anne Zeiser:  "If you're feeling dread because the plug has been pulled on your drug of choice -- the soapy period costume drama set in post-Edwardian England -- don't lament,Downton will live on. In today's world of digital and transmedia content, strong brands live on forever. And the juggernaut Downton brand will be everywhere after the broadcast series ends."

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blaucloud's curator insight, March 10, 2016 9:02 AM

 

Anne Zeiser:  "If you're feeling dread because the plug has been pulled on your drug of choice -- the soapy period costume drama set in post-Edwardian England -- don't lament,Downton will live on. In today's world of digital and transmedia content, strong brands live on forever. And the juggernaut Downton brand will be everywhere after the broadcast series ends."

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How The X-Files changed television

How The X-Files changed television | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Peter Suderman:  "The old way of making television was built to accommodate viewers with no relationship to the show. The new way rewards viewers who have thoroughly mastered every minute of every episode."

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How Lip Sync Battle went from fun Fallon mime to winning prime-time

How Lip Sync Battle went from fun Fallon mime to winning prime-time | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Brian Moylan:  "Beyoncé and Channing Tatum’s appearance on Spike TV’s spin-off shows how far the program has come and that it is anything but ‘too small’ to work" ....

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7 Things We Learned About the TV Industry in 2015

7 Things We Learned About the TV Industry in 2015 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Ben Travers:  "Too much TV, better TV and defining TV all helped make 2015 a fascinating time to talk about the goings on of the small screen."

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Infographic: Why Some TV Shows Succeed While Others Crash and Burn

Infographic: Why Some TV Shows Succeed While Others Crash and Burn | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Aubrey Page:  "In an era where long-cancelled shows like "Arrested Development" and "Mr. Show" (now living on as "W/ Bob and David") can suddenly be revived for a new season alongside their contemporary counterparts, it's clear the key to television success is as difficult to suss out as ever.  [....]  Helping to cut through the confusion is a new infographic, breaking down the secret life of some of your favorite shows and sharing some fun facts about your favorite shows, like "Mr. Robot" and "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," in the process."

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The golden age of TV: How we got here and why there’s no bubble to burst

The golden age of TV: How we got here and why there’s no bubble to burst | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Eric Buchman:  "Are we really experiencing a so-called ‘TV bubble?’ Is it possible there’s an unsustainable amount of really great TV? This week we examine the issue, or perhaps more accurately, the lack thereof."

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YouTube U: Lessons in the world of kids content

YouTube U: Lessons in the world of kids content | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Brendan Christie:  "[...] YouTube is arguably the most influential entertainment platform in the world—not the most valuable—by far—but the most influential. But what is it really?"

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You can’t make “Game of Thrones” on a YouTube budget: Why “it’s the best of times and the worst of times” for prestige TV

You can’t make “Game of Thrones” on a YouTube budget: Why “it’s the best of times and the worst of times” for prestige TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Scott Timberg:  "Sure, right now we're spoiled for high-quality shows — but an expert predicts why it might not last" ...

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