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Essential Viewing: “Godardloop” Turns 50 Years of Cinema Into A Split-Screen Work of Art

Essential Viewing: “Godardloop” Turns 50 Years of Cinema Into A Split-Screen Work of Art | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"47 films spanning 50 years of filmmaking are channeled into a stream of images that attests to an inimitable talent: an artist who transforms the world simply by how he looks at it through a camera."

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Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn

Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

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. 

 

Thank you Scoop.it for the recognition and acknowledgment, it is very much appreciated.

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Jess McCulloch's comment, January 3, 2013 10:04 PM
thank you for being such a great curator Fiona!
Nicky Moore's comment, February 1, 2013 3:02 PM
Agreed! Such a wonderful resource!
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Parsing DIY Distribution with the CRI Virtual Toolbox

Parsing DIY Distribution with the CRI Virtual Toolbox | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it


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Scott Macaulay:  "Need to make a snap decision about a crowdfunding or DIY distribution platform? Then check out the Virtual Toolbox from NYU's Cinema Research Institute."

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Book List: The Best of Transmedia & Alternate Format Storytelling

Book List: The Best of Transmedia & Alternate Format Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Books are amazing in the way that they can create a whole world using nothing but words. That being said, there is also something to be said for transmedia storytelling"  ...

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A great reading list from Angela J. (12th grade).

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Watch former Disney animator Glen Keane's stunning new short film, "Duet"

Watch former Disney animator Glen Keane's stunning new short film, "Duet" | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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WSJ:  "As part of Google’s ATAP project, “Duet” is the third in a series of short films called “Spotlight Stories,” which are created specifically for mobile devices."

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10 Social Media Do's and Don'ts for Filmmakers

10 Social Media Do's and Don'ts for Filmmakers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Kristin McCracken:  "Attention, filmmakers: You must read these social media do's and don'ts."

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8 Creative Storytelling Methods

8 Creative Storytelling Methods | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Eli Epstein:  "Is paperback passé? Today storytellers are deconstructing books and getting innovative -- both online and offline."

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, July 2, 12:33 AM

Today, storytellers find imaginative ways to share their ideas with interactive and visual elements. On modern mediums like Twitter, Vine, YouTube and other mobile applications, storytellers are crafting tales in ways that would have been unfathomable a decade ago.

Miriam Fischer's curator insight, July 2, 10:35 PM

Modernes Storytelling: Ideen

tiardavis's curator insight, July 4, 9:04 AM

They definitely are unique and non-traditional. Some I liked, some not so much. All intriguing.

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AGENTS OF SHIELD: AGENCY, INSTITUTIONS AND TRANSMEDIA SERIALISATION

AGENTS OF SHIELD: AGENCY, INSTITUTIONS AND TRANSMEDIA SERIALISATION | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Joseph Oldham:  "Whilst certain ‘high-end’ television series are routinely praised for bringing supposedly ‘cinematic’ values to television, it seems to me that the Marvel series doing something which might be conceptualised as the reverse, porting modes of serialised storytelling that have been prominently developed on television over the last few decades into a popular film series."

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Transmedia Playbook from Transmedia Storyteller

Transmedia Playbook from Transmedia Storyteller | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Robert Pratten:  "The purpose of the book is to stimulate ideas and inspiration. It’s a small catalog of participatory transmedia storytelling experiences intended to remind, suggest, provoke and inspire creators."

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Katie Frank's curator insight, June 29, 11:01 AM

Transmedia interactive, inspiring storytelling

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As seen on TV: why product placement is bigger than ever

As seen on TV: why product placement is bigger than ever | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Steve Rose:  "TV and advertising have always existed side by side. But now that viewers can easily skip breaks, brands are having to find new ways to make sure customers get their message. Can you resist 'native advertising' and 'digital insertion'?"

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What We Do In The Shadows, a master class in viral marketing

What We Do In The Shadows, a master class in viral marketing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"David Farrier breaks down the charming, low-fi marketing campaign for new vampire mockumentary What We Do In The Shadows."

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, June 24, 12:50 AM

Exelent marketing and promoting - check it out and get some inspiration for your next project :-)

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In this post-digital age, we still thrill to the power of live

In this post-digital age, we still thrill to the power of live | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Simon Jenkins:  "The internet's tyranny is crumbling as we seek an antidote everywhere from galleries to Glastonbury. I find it all hugely reassuring" ...

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Helen Teague's curator insight, June 21, 7:41 AM

"Post-digital is human congregation, and thank goodness for that"

Angela Antle's curator insight, June 21, 11:39 AM

The magic sauce is still a LIVE event!

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How to Pitch and Prepare a Successful Funding Application for a Transmedia Project

How to Pitch and Prepare a Successful Funding Application for a Transmedia Project | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This 18-page guide will teach you everything you need to know about how to prepare a funding application and how to pitch a Transmedia or Cross-media entertainment project including examples, secret tips and more:


Via Simon Staffans
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Another great publication from Nuno Bernardo.  [Email address requested in exchange for access.]

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 18, 4:38 AM

Some good advice from Nuno.

Juliana Loh's curator insight, June 19, 9:07 AM

'Show me the MONEY'... and show me something I haven't seen before. That is the premise of this article showcasing some insight into the actual 'how to' of cross platform storytelling. Thank you Nuno Bernardo and Simon Staffans for sharing

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‘Emma Approved’ Turns Its Plot Into A Real-Life Charity Drive [#Transmedia]

‘Emma Approved’ Turns Its Plot Into A Real-Life Charity Drive [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Sam Gutelle:  "Pemberley Digital has established itself as a leader in transmedia YouTube entertainment. [...] With its latest transmedia tie-tin, Pemberley is leveraging its uniquely dedicated fanbase for a good cause."

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Simon Staffans's curator insight, June 17, 1:28 PM

An interesting turn of events.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, June 18, 9:04 AM

Harnessing the power of narrative and the passions of fans has tremendous potential for innovative approaches to CSR.

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Awesome Game Story Gene 1 - Deep Characterization

Awesome Game Story Gene 1 - Deep Characterization | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it


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Edwin McRae:  "Essentially it's about having everything in the game MATTER to the characters involved."


[Part II of this post can be found here:  Awesome Game Story Gene 2 - A responsive, narrative-rich Game World]

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Making transmedia work for documentaries

Making transmedia work for documentaries | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Manori Ravindran:  "Increasingly, media producers are transforming the documentary experience through interactive docs and buzzy transmedia elements. But how can integrating transmedia reinforce a project, and what audiences can it reach?"

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Google, M&C Saatchi Sydney showcase storytelling cube

Google, M&C Saatchi Sydney showcase storytelling cube | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Matthew Miller:  "Working with Google Play, M&C Saatchi Sydney has released a music video in an intriguing online format that invites the user to experience a story through the six facets of a cube."

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Amanda Lane's curator insight, July 7, 12:41 PM

This 3d cube presents six audio/video streams on the six faces of a cube. As the user rotates the cube in three dimensions, the audio streams mix and transition smoothly according to which face is most in view.

 

The technology driving this is WebGL and HTML5 soon to become familiar to us all, and bringing improved quality for accessing and viewing three dimensional environments.

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Here's When 3D Movies Work, When They Don't, And What The Future Holds

Here's When 3D Movies Work, When They Don't, And What The Future Holds | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Gus Lubin:  "Is 3D movie technology a money-making gimmick or a true innovation? The answer is a little of both. Some movies use the technology to create more wonderfully immersive scenes, but others do little with the technology or even make a movie worse."

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Chris Milk: the digital artist making music videos fly into the future

Chris Milk: the digital artist making music videos fly into the future | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Simon Parkin:  'Milk wants to create art that can impact millions simultaneously, so he’s turned to virtual reality, which is set to make a triumphant return in the form of the Oculus Rift, VR goggles built from smart-phone technology. He is unequivocal about it: VR is what will succeed film as the “future of storytelling” and the “next great canvas for human expression”.'

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Vivalist's curator insight, July 4, 3:01 AM

Chris Milk is a true 21st century artist. The fact that he learned to code at an early age is very relevant. His collaboration is Aaron Koblin are mind blowing and he can also truly shine on his own - as the Lincoln Hello Again project shows it

 

http://www.hello-again.com/beck360/main/beck360.html

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In search of the audience

In search of the audience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"Anna Jackson takes a look at local [New Zealand] film and transmedia projects taking an innovative approach to hunting the elusive and all-important audience (featuring Loading Docs, What We Do in the Shadows, Everything We Loved and The Generation of Z)."

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Andrea Rossi's curator insight, June 30, 11:42 PM

"Interest in transmedia and related forms of multiplatform production has increased significantly over the last few years, reflecting significant changes across all media forms in funding, production and delivery models" (cit)

Justin Nalepa's curator insight, July 2, 8:08 AM

I saw The Jump recently and thought it was an excellent short doc piece. Looking forward to seeing the rest from Loading Docs as well. 

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Here's How Long It Takes To Binge-Watch The Best Animated Shows

Here's How Long It Takes To Binge-Watch The Best Animated Shows | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Mark Strauss:  "The Nielsen Company has created this handy infographic so that you can precisely determine how much of your life would be required to view every episode of every season of the top animated shows. That way, you can plan accordingly if a planet-destroying asteroid is just one week away from impact."

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How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling

How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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PSFK Labs:  "From spoken word to moving pictures new technologies have become the springboard for producers and audiences to create and share their personal tales."

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, June 29, 8:41 PM

Tablets are in the hands of every child and young adult across much of the planet. Children's and young adult storytellers take not.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 29, 10:58 PM

Because one way or another... they are. Sooo, let's see how.

Karen E Smith's curator insight, July 2, 12:46 PM

First drafts from now on are done on my iPad. This is a personal shift.

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Nuno Bernardo: How to build an exciting and convincing transmedia storyworld

Nuno Bernardo: How to build an exciting and convincing transmedia storyworld | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"Taking the example of one of his transmedia productions, [Nuno Bernardo] beActive's CEO shares tips on how to create meaningful virtual worlds"

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Transmedia Storytelling Blog Series

Transmedia Storytelling Blog Series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Cheryl Reif:  "[...] we're taking a look at this "new" buzzword in the writing industry, transmedia storytelling--what it is, how it works, and how you can use  transmedia storytelling techniques to reach more readers and provide readers with a deeper, richer story experience."

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Transmedia Storytelling Blog Series:

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Marvel's Transmedia Gambit

Marvel's Transmedia Gambit | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

No, not that Gambit, Shaun.


Spoilers for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Captain America: The Winter Soldier ahead.

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Michael R. Underwood:  "When Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD was announced, there was excitement, there was wariness, and everything in-between. An ongoing TV show as a tie-in to a powerful superhero franchise? This was something new, something different."

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My favorite Marvel's character :)
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Short films long enough for human truth

Short films long enough for human truth | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Anna Jackson on Loading Docs "[...] a platform for New Zealand documentaries that would give film-makers an opportunity to take creative risks, to push beyond the boundaries of TV formats and to explore the possibilities of online distribution."

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Immersion and space [#Transmedia]

Immersion and space [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Robert Pratten:  "Transmedia storytellers will often include live events and real world actions in their experiences. As a company that wants to blur the boundary between fiction and reality, we  [Transmedia Storyteller] spend a lot of time thinking how creators should tackle this."

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Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, June 19, 8:22 PM

The story should really be the focus in the middle, then it branches out into sub-stories -- that both stand alone and also pull more depth into the main story at the same time.