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Jay Bushman: "I’m going to answer two questions in one post. Warning - Long and boring historical content about some of the crap I’ve done" ...
"[...] the way you get into transmedia is that you decide to get into transmedia." This is an excellent post ... and not the least bit boring. You should read.
You might also like to read more about Jay Bushman's work on The Lizzie Bennet Diaries by following the links over at the LBD Tumblr.
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Robert Pratten: 'Simple one-sheet to help transmedia storytellers present their projects. The aim is to get some consistency of presentation so that those listening can "get it"'
Many thanks to Robert Pratten for another great transmedia resource.
We are storytellers! |ˈstôrēˌtelər| noun a person who tells stories.
Randy Astle: "As transmedia has moved past its buzzword beginnings, resources and organizations have sprung up to support the creative community involved in multiplatform narratives. The latest of these comes from the Tribeca Film Institute" ...
A fabulous transmedia resource ... and, not just for documentary.
Beautiful website. Incredible resource. Huge motivator to attend the Tribeccas Film Festival.
I will spend hours on this website.
Robert Pratten: "Design methodology for creating participatory transmedia stories."
Another great resource from Robert Pratten's @tStoryteller
Avec des Lego, c'est tout de suite plus amusant !
A very useful approach for launching new brands and creating a buzz about a new product!
Lance Weiler: "Developing an understanding of code is a valuable skill. In fact its now a 21st century storytelling reality. While it’s not critical for you to rush off and learn how to code, it wouldn’t hurt to become more familiar with the terminology, process and realities of producing digital / interactive projects."
This post contains a great list of resources for transmedia practitioners.
This post contains a great list of resources for transmedia practitioners. And a link to Lance Weiler's Text of Light website....enjoy!
21st century storytelling is all about creative use of technology and publishing in multiple mediums with seamless navigation and using the power of each medium effectively!
Lance Weiler describes the blend of story and technology and how to get started in transmedia. Great story stuff!
Stevan Živadinović, the brains behind multi-plane side-scroller web comic Hobo Lobo of Hamelin, walks us through the development of the Parallaxer platform and gives a crash course on turning pencil drawings into transparent-background assets...
O.K. This is a very technical article, but fascinating none-the-less.
technical article (tutorial) on the challenges of creating Parallax Scrolling web experience out of your usual drawings.
Great Idea, would love to try!
"It's template time! Get yourself the free film production documents that every production needs but are surprisingly hard to find. Enjoy responsibly!"
"The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has released a new resource for creators and producers of digital media content called The Transmedia Multiplatform and Convergent (TMC) Resource Kit."
Andrea Phillips: "It's here, it's here, the day is here! A Creator's Guide to Transmedia Storytelling is on sale at an internet retailer or even a physical bookstore near you!"
Cynthia Lieberman: "Transmedia storytelling can be integrated into education, marketing, social change and other areas in a myriad of ways, but one thing it always offers--regardless of the arena--is choice"...
Regardless of where your web series falls, the lion share of information here can be applied across the board, and to content like talk shows, tutorials, documentaries and other reality-based programming...
HOW TO MAKE A WEB SERIES TABLE OF CONTENTS
"There are two ways to get good at something. You can study it and do it, or you can do it and do it. What am I talking about? In this ‘case’, learning how to create a piece of crime fiction (a crime scene investigation) by exploring crime scenes. Virtually, that is"...
This is a great educational resource for "kids" of all ages ... and it's fun! Give it a go!
Robert Pratten: "I’d like to develop a unified labeling for transmedia projects. The objective is to allow the audience to quickly and easily determine
(a) if this is the kind of project they will like
(b) what is expected of them in terms of time and effort required to enjoy the project."
Seinfeld explained his method for success: each January, he hangs a large year-at-a-glance calendar on his wall and, for every day he wrote new material, he had the exquisite pleasure that can only come from drawing a big red "X" over that day...
[In this day of technology first ... it's surprising how effective a simple red marker can be.]
Erin Reilly: "Produced by the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, this paper provides a much-needed guidebook to transmedia in the lives of children age 5-11 and its applications to storytelling, play, and learning."
Let the conversation begin! "The authors hope that T is for Transmedia will incite conversation among diverse stakeholders including educators, entertainment industry executives, creative artists, academic scholars, policy makers, and others interested in the future of children's learning through transmedia."
Transmedia, Learning through Play, for for children aged 5 - 11 years.
must read by USC Annenberg Innovation Lab
"Are you ready to explore the big picture? Fiona Milburn of Transmedia NZ has compiled a handy quick-start guide to ease the plunge into transmedia storytelling."
Here's a resource guide that I've put together for those new to transmedia storytelling. I hope you find it useful.
I have been intrigued at transmedia storytelling for some time. I really appreciate these resources for getting started in using or explaining transmedia in education or marketing.
Bel repertorio ragionato e struturato sulla transmedialità
Susan Resnick West: "Over the past two years, we have been designing an innovation process we call “Think & Do.” These 6-hour workshops provide a formal but atypical ideation process through which people tackle provocative questions and develop new products and collaborations."
[Co-Authored by Erin Reilly, Jake de Grazia]
An in-depth look at the development of USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab's (AIL) new innovation process called Think & Do. It looks like transmedia projects are natural outcomes of these collaborations. Plus, there's a great resource list at the end of the paper for those wishing to try it themselves.
Michael Rundle: "How do you make a video game? Sometimes the answer seems simple: you don't."
A great one for that list of New Year's Resolutions.
Very useful tips fon parents,teachers...young developers...
This would be a great learning activity.
Zack Smith: "There's no one set formula for writing a comics script — but here are a number of great resources to give you some guidance" ...
It's all about Visual Storytelling. If you make Comic's or Animation movies the most important thing is the story it self: Both genre is Visual but both need the same thoughts behind them to make a great script and let it become alive.
Sandra Gaudenzi: "As transmedia is becoming a “must know of” for any digital producer, Dr Siobhan O’Flynn and Anthea Foyer have decided to make our life easier and to put all we need to know about it into one single place" ...
"XHIBITOR is a multiplatform research project investigating transmedia and art exhibitions. An experiment in open access academic publishing, this is the master’s degree dissertation of Julia Fryett."
Kyle James and Thorsten Karg: "Imagine you are just finishing a story or blog post and suddenly realize that some crucial piece of information is missing" ...
DRC: This is a great resource for students & educators.
Now available free, it is a textbook for creating participatory documentaries using social media.
Downloadable document: http://geniwate.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/part-doc-cookbook.pdf
Vanessa Martinez: "[...] I’ve put together this list of exceptional storytelling resources content professionals should follow if you’re serious about finding and telling stories that have impact"...
The 3D television production studio and 3D TV channel 3net along with its partners Discovery, Sony and IMAX have released a comprehensive manual for stereoscopic 3D pre-production, 3D workflows, 3D post-processing ...
[This also includes a link to the free download of the PDF manual ... very useful!]
Creating Transmedia Narratives: The Structure and Design of Stories Told Across Multiple Media A Master‘s Thesis Presented...