Welcome to Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age …
Here, you'll not only find articles on the many facets of transmedia storytelling, but also articles exploring the creative and technical achievements of individual platforms. If you would like to know more about my approach to curating this topic, then please follow the title link to Scoop.it's Lord of Curation Series. I really enjoy your support and hope you find the articles that I share as interesting and useful as I do.
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Jason Abbruzzese: "The history of podcasts is littered with claims that "this is it" — the moment that podcasts are finally here as a part of mainstream media. Now is no different. With Serial leading the charge, podcasts are once again being lauded as having reached a critical mass or the event horizon or the tipping point or whatever metaphor makes the most sense."
Chris Kohler: "Nintendo's Amiibo, its entry into the "toys-to-life" gaming accessory business that also includes Activision's Skylanders and Disney's Infinity, seems to be off to a fairly good start. But it could have been much better."
Alice Quinlan: 'This week, the POV Engagement team caught up with the strategist behind the Who Is Dayani Cristal? campaign. Lina Srivastava gives us an inside look on her team's goals for campaign and tips for other impact producers on "passing the baton".'
Randy Astle: "[Glen Keane's] newest piece, a short film called Duet, was created as an interactive film for Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) for release on Android devices; it’s the third of ATAP’s Spotlight Stories, a series of interactive films sponsored by ATAP to push the boundaries of interactive storytelling on handheld devices."
Tobi Bauckhage: "There has been a sea change in the way content today is being created, distributed and consumed. The distinction between publishers and platforms online has never been more uncertain."
Taylor Loren: "Snapchat Stories have quickly propelled the instant messaging network to one of the biggest social media networks for business. Learn how to use Snapchat Stories for your brand from examples of Snapchat celebrities"
[An interesting article for anyone interested in storytelling with Snapchat.]
Jordan England-Nelson: "Rather than rely on popular films to generate buzz for new products, toy companies are creating in-house studios to produce their own video content to get kids excited about new toy lines."
Jaya Mahajan: "Priya’s Shakti is a social impact multi media project that has an augmented reality (AR) comic book, street art and social media pages . It is a project that aims to create an alternative attitude towards violence against women."
Dr. Pamela Rutledge: "Transmedia storytelling goes beyond the need to segment such skills as search and collaboration. It demands the ability to recognize, understand, and interact with narrative threads across multiple modalities, not just within them."
Kathryn Nave: 'Jordanian social activist, Suleiman Bakhit believes we can fight ISIS with comic books. "Everything begins with a story," he told the audience at WIRED2014. "Narratives and myths give us a sense of purpose, they give us a compelling sense of direction in our lives."'
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."
Hank Green: "YouTube is a significant piece of Google’s bottom line, Disney has paid some crazy amount of money for MAKER and people want to be YouTube stars. They see it as a thing that you can become, rather than a thing that just happens to you."
Simon Staffans: "First, a full disclaimer. I’m writing this post not so much for you, dear reader, as I’m doing it for myself. Let me explain. As I’m increasingly working with people who have no or little experience of transmedia" ...