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The writers of Toy Story are reportedly in talks to pen a movie based on FarmVille, the popular Facebook game.
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"Transmedia storytelling is exploding across the media community. One of our new Blogging Fellows [James Carter] explores some of the implications for arts organizations."
Some great lessons for all of us ... not just arts organizations.
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An interesting article by James Carter is a dramatist, experience designer and producer about what is storytelling and its value:
"Transmedia is the art of sharing a narrative over multiple media platforms (print, online, stage, film, social networks), where unique content is delivered through each platform. For example, Fringe, the hit television show, used transmedia to expand its storyworld and reward its biggest fans. [...]"
And, for the counter argument, you might like to check out Jonathan Jones' blog post: Sorry MoMA, video games are not art over at The Guardian.
"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."
Tim Wood: "Bansky as most of us have seen, is the master of rich storytelling. Changing the messaging of something we are used to seeing makes Banksy’s brand voice ever so creative and powerful."
Randy Astle: "Public transit’s always been a great place for art, from busking musicians to the New York MTA’s current Sam Shaw photography exhibit [...]"
This sounds like a great project: plublic art meet transmedia storytelling. Note: For those of us outside of Toronto, we can engage with the project at http://murderinpassing.com.
Convergence Culture FA 2012: "As the creative director of Louis Vuitton since 1997, Marc Jacobs, perhaps one of the most revolutionary fashion designers of our age, has been pinnacle to the luxury house's success utilizing a unique mix of technology, media, and art to generate interest and generate commercial revenue" ...
Joe Berkowitz: "A gallery showing of some excellent Breaking Bad-inspired art marks the conclusion of a participatory campaign promoting the final season of the show."
Katherine Brooks: "Scott Snibbe is a New York-based media artist whose innovative vision has taken the art and music worlds to new depths of interactivity. From giant, digital public installations to touch-screen based art, the visual artist behind musicians like Bjork and Passion Pit is bringing together art, music and technology in groundbreaking ways."