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Haley Moore: "Seven Victorians had their silhouettes made at a little shop in London, and then, they vanished. What happened? The letters tell all."
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Filmmaker Magazine: "Filmmaker Greg Pak (Robot Stories) has released his graphic novel Vision Machine as an iPad app and, in the process, is pointing the way towards new storytelling formats and new production and distribution partnerships."
Stuart Dredge: "Second-screen apps are all the rage in the TV industry, but the idea is catching on for the film world too" ...
Through extensive observational research, I’ve discovered what works and doesn’t work for my daughter, so I’m going to shamelessly generalize my findings to all children and propose four essential guidelines for developers who work on iPad apps for children...
A no nonsense approach ...
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Cognito Comics today launched Operation Ajax, a dazzling graphic novel for iPad, in a bid to reinvent storytelling for the digital age.
Technology in the classroom is changing how children learn and how we teach. While some children are reading books about castles, others are using the DK Eyewitness App to explore castles.
'While some book-apps have done well – Alice for iPad made a packet, and Faber's The Waste Land recouped in less than two months – there's a creeping sense elsewhere that apps aren't (yet) as lucrative as many publishers hoped.
Frotz is a platform for exploring the world of interactive fiction games.
Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan: "In theater, there’s a concept called the “fourth wall.” It refers to performances that involve the audience, breaking down the invisible “wall” between performer and spectator. A new project from Pentagram goes even further, breaking down the “fifth wall” between the performer and a digital audience."
"iPads are here, apps are here: there's no way of being a Luddite any more! You have to go with the flow," says Gilliam.
The app captures the nostalgia of the 1965 television special, while still adding a modern and inventive twist on the children’s book app.
Show Must Go On will see players trying to overcome a host of problems while trying to stage manage their own opera or ballet...
[What with gaming, and VFX incorporated into sets ... @scoopit http://bit.ly/vf9Nmz ... Opera is definitely "moving with the times". It'll be transmedia next!]
Two Apple iPads and a plush "Angry Birds" doll, based on the mobile video game, will be launching on Russian spacecraft soon, bound for the International Space Station.
Angry Birds is now literally out of this world! Really Cool. I wonder if we can convince NASA to take a Matmi game up there ? Little bit of Pocket Warwick to keep the astronuts entertained on the long journey perhaps ?
"I grew up on a healthy regimen of Choose-Your-Own Adventure books, Nintendo, and role playing games, but even I am intimidated by the new brand of interactive storytelling that is flooding the iPad."
It's not going to replace a book, it could amplify a book. At the end of the day it's going to be a new way to get a story.