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Eve Sussman’s experimental cinema project whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir uses a computer to build a movie out of 3,000 video clips, 80 voiceovers and 150 pieces of music...
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Miral Sattar: 'At every writers conference or self-publishing panel the question that almost always inevitably comes up is: "How much will self-publishing really cost me?"'
If this is an area of interest for you then I also recommend reading the discussion in the comments section of this article.
I like this trend of self-publishing! Cool stuff.
Publishing and copyright are aspects of the creative process for making scripts story boards.Adaptations on themes are too common..
It really is a very comprehensive 'how-to".
Caitlin Burns: "Building a foundation for a long running entertainment franchise requires techniques such as transmedia storytelling that expand narratives successfully across multiple media platforms, so that fans can dive deeper into the world in ways that feel authentic."
Caitlin Burns makes the case for transmedia storytelling when marketing YA novel-based properties ....
Expanding their universe. Doesn't take good old Albert to understand this ;)
Megan Garber: "From literature to appointment television, episodic storytelling is flourishing" ...
And, at the opposite end of the scale from binge viewing ... is episodic storytelling. It's interesting to compare this with the recent release of 'House of Cards' on Netflix.
Megan Garber : " De la littérature à la télévision rendez-vous, la narration épisodique est en plein essor "...
Serial Thriller via @D_RockingChair http://sco.lt/...
Flash fiction attention spans get their audiences. I'm personally hooked on the new WIGS channel on YouTube, where most episodes are between 4 and 8 minutes long.
Okay, how many of you had this song immediately come to mind? http://youtu.be/nUP9A5IS-vo
Omar L. Gallaga: "The word “transmedia” itself has come to represent a concept that doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone, especially in publishing."
An interesting look at transmedia properties which have books as a key component. In fact, Dynasty of the Magi has just won the award for Best Transmedia Project in the Publishing Innovation Awards.
For business storytelling to be a success there needs to be a good strategy around making money. Given that eBooks and apps are so popular there is a definate opportunity to tell a great story using these platfrorms to create a more engaged community. I haven't bought this book but it seems to really understand transmedia and the use of muliple patforms. And this book, Dynasty of the Magi has just won the award for Best Transmedia Project in the Publishing Innovation Awards
Tobias Buckell's "How I used Kickstarter to reboot a book series, and my career (and maybe my life?
A great sharing of information and experience.
Erik Wecks: "I would argue that despite the distribution of storytelling across a variety of media platforms, in most transmedia stories one type of media carries the backbone of the storytelling. In this post, I want to talk about the potential for novels — long form fiction, based in text — to serve as the backbone for a transmedia experience" ...
Bryan M. Wolfe: "The Silent History represents a much different type of storytelling, and one that effectively makes use of many of the features of iOS devices, including portability and GPS" ...
Alison Flood: Fantasy author is offering readers the chance to watch her novel taking shape, word by word, on a Google document...
Chaunton: "In the realm of Transmedia storytelling there seem to be some companies that get it and others that completely miss the mark. One of the success stories is the book publisher Scholastic" ...
Stuart Dredge: "Moira Butterfield and Nosy Crow keen to see authors and publishers collaborating more on book-apps."
Lance Ulanoff: "For those of us who grew up reading Where the Wild Things Are, which was first published in 1963, today is a dark day. Its author, the sometimes irascible Maurice Sendak, died at 83. He leaves this world without ever seeing his works on an Apple iPad, Kindle Fire or E Ink Kindle, and that’s just the way he wanted it."
What's the difference between an ebook, an app and an interactive ebook?
DRC: This article provides an in-depth, but easy to understand answer. It's well worth a read.
Some of the most intriguing innovations in storytelling these days are happening in the UK, where broadcasting networks, book publishers, and even newspapers have embraced the idea of creating immersive narratives that invite the audience to join in...
Stuart Kelly: "The differences in format are beginning to change the nature of what we're reading, and how we do it" ...
An interesting look at the future of reading and our relationship with what we read.
Randy Astle: "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 world) across different platforms" ...
Randy Astle takes a look at two literary projects whose digital publishing strategies "can be extrapolated to film and transmedia projects for producers who aren’t interested in writing the next great American novel".
Interesting - Click the headline for the full story.
The book business need this kind of thinking
The future is now
David Cornish: Our hero, Publishing, tumbles forth from the Pit of Paper Projects in a flurry of dust and curses. His tunic is torn, his shield lost, and his future far from certain. Regaining his breath, he rises to his knees and looks about him [...]
Wired.co.uk investigates the attempts of the publishing industry to make the most of new technologies.
A fabulously in-depth look at how publishing is meeting the challenges of changing audience behaviours.
How can you not love a story that leads with a superhero?
We are also making somekind of attempt, do you want to try it?
Publishers still can’t quite work out what to do with the transmedia form, but they are trying. Some pioneers are slowly building a secret world of new literature.
Whilst some of the examples listed in this article are transmedia stories, it's really an article about "new media writing." Having said that, it's still well worth reading. There's also a survey: Have You Ever Bought and Read a Transmedia Book?
Tags: Storytelling, Publishing, New Media, Transmedia
Britta Reque-Dragicevic: "‘The Numinous Place’ is the world’s first truly multidimensional work of fiction – technology and creativity merge harmoniously to create a uniquely experiential new medium" ...
Emily Craven: "I have been advocating for over twelve months that the print book is a fantastic place to explore a multimedia experience, yet only a daring few are moving into the print/transmedia realm. In fact, as far as I’m aware, only one print book has taken that step into interactivity using my favourite free technology, the QR code, and that book is Awake by Joel N. Clark" ...
Sarah Kessler: "The story behind the emerging genre of digital serial fiction, from the writers producing it."
Jeremy Greenfield: "We spoke with Scholastic VP, editorial director and publisher David Levithan about the success of the Hunger Games as an e-book and what's new in transmedia."
Pinwheel: "The phrase was very popular, especially in the digital zone, at BookExpoAmerica this year. I wondered why I hadn't heard the term used more often? Apparently, I wasn't the only one" ...
Claire Armistead: "Interactive ebooks that enable us to inhabit characters and rewrite the story are transforming our reading experience"...
How publishers can make reading experiences that parents feel 'more positive about than Angry Birds'.
"The key theme: making great book-apps for children is very different from making books: it's a collaborative process requiring animators, coders, musicians and above all storytellers with a feel for interactive narrative."