Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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POV Interviews Transmedia Expert Anita Ondine

POV Interviews Transmedia Expert Anita Ondine | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Point of View magazine recently spoke with the internationally renowned transmedia expert Anita Ondine about the challenges and opportunities of transmedia.
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'Your Film Festival': YouTube Contest Will Send 10 Finalists To Venice Film Festival

'Your Film Festival': YouTube Contest Will Send 10 Finalists To Venice Film Festival | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
YouTube is launching a film festival that will play out online and ultimately send 10 finalists to the Venice Film Festival.
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NASA Relents: First Sci-Fi Film Shot in Space Will Be Released

NASA Relents: First Sci-Fi Film Shot in Space Will Be Released | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Good news! Following many reports over the last five days or so that the first-ever science fiction film to actually be filmed in space was ...

 

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[Transmedia] The Colbert Report: The Most Cunning ARG You've Never Heard Of

[Transmedia] The Colbert Report: The Most Cunning ARG You've Never Heard Of | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Now if you’ve never thought about The Colbert Report as a transmedia ARG, pause for a moment. What Colbert has done is promote a fictional character with a subversive agenda across multiple platforms: the TV show, multiple websites …
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Expert: Canada Primed to Become Major Transmedia Player

Expert: Canada Primed to Become Major Transmedia Player | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Digital guru Anita Ondine cited the National Film Board's "Highrise" interactive documentary as evidence of cutting-edge digital storytelling north of the border.
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Study shows that kids, unlike adults, think technology is fundamentally human

Study shows that kids, unlike adults, think technology is fundamentally human | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Growing up with the Internet gives today’s children a very unique view on the way the world works — one that is vastly different from that of older generations.
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Internet Blackout: SOPA, Reddit, and Networked (Political) Publics

Internet Blackout: SOPA, Reddit, and Networked (Political) Publics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This wednesday, Wikipedia, Reddit, and a range of other high profile on-line sites will go black in protest of SOPA and PIPA, legislation currently being considered by the U.S. Congress, which will impose regulations on net practices in the name of exerting greater control over "piracy."

 

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Condition ONE: is immersive storytelling the next big step in conflict reporting?

Condition ONE: is immersive storytelling the next big step in conflict reporting? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Now, a new tablet application is allowing photographers to shoot 180 degrees frameless stories straight from the frontline. “Condition ONE will let people witness a story first-hand like never before,” promises its creator, American photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis.


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Is It Really Transmedia??

Finally, the definitive flowchart to help you figure out if something is really innovative Transmedia Storytelling, or simply the same old franchising, etc.
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Case Study: Iron Sky

Case Study: Iron Sky | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tero Kaukomaa, Producer, Blind Spot pictures, explains how crowdsourcing ignited a relationship between the filmmakers and the audience that helped to create and finance the sci-fi comedy epic Iron Sky.

 

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'Angry Brides' Game Targets Illegal Dowry Demands

'Angry Brides' Game Targets Illegal Dowry Demands | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Anger at the practice of demanding dowries, which can lead to violence against brides, has prompted a takeoff of "Angry Birds" called "Angry Brides" that aims to highlight the illegal practice still prevalent in many South Asian countries...
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The Changing Nature of App Design and Development for Kids

The Changing Nature of App Design and Development for Kids | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The children’s digital space, especially mobile devices and apps for children, is currently at its most vibrant and interesting. Our offspring are the beneficiaries of the new and emerging spaces in which tools to entertain, educate, and engage them are being created...
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The Transmedia Beat

The Transmedia Beat | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Personally I feel the studies of the art of composing and creating for a number of instruments bear a lot of resemblance, at the very least on a philosophical level, to the work of a transmedia producer, creator and storyteller"...

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Transmedia Storytelling Around the World: Jan Libby

Transmedia Storytelling Around the World: Jan Libby | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Interview with Alternate Reality Creator and Interactive Experience Storyteller Jan Libby about Transmedia Storytelling and the question “Why Transmedia?”

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Kodak: why the moment has passed

Kodak: why the moment has passed | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Just as the music industry was rocked by the world of downloads after the launch of the CD, Kodak fell foul of new technology...
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SOPA: A Mega, Meta Mashup Of News

SOPA: A Mega, Meta Mashup Of News | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
We sifted through the news covering the SOPA protests to bring you the mother of all news roundups, with virtually every line gleaned from somewhere else...
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Digital Engagement Through Transmedia Storytelling

Digital Engagement Through Transmedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Diving into the purpose of transmedia storytelling, the common definition is that it is meant to extend the brand reach of the product by using multiple stories that are set in a single universe but told across a variety of outlets.
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Transmedia sorting hat

The famous Harry Potter sorting hat. It’s a fitting metaphor for this presentation, as I sort through the emerging history of transmedia storytelling.
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SOPA Will Take Us Back to the Dark Ages

SOPA Will Take Us Back to the Dark Ages | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Mashable editor in chief Lance Ulanoff explores what SOPA would mean for content distribution on the web. It looks like 1994.
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YSA Directing for Meaning Across Media

YSA Directing for Meaning Across Media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Actions can also be meaningful in trans/cross-media projects. An example is the film Untraceable. If you watch the first part of the trailer, you’ll see a website and its significance mentioned...

 

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Starz Expands Its Social Media Marketing For Spartacus

Starz Expands Its Social Media Marketing For Spartacus | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Starz has expanded its social media push for Spartacus by offering a new Facebook strategy game and offering multiple opportunities to sample the first episode of the new season.
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Pervasive Games over at The Queen Mary’s Steampunk Symposium

Pervasive Games over at The Queen Mary’s Steampunk Symposium | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This past weekend some members of the Transmedia LA group came together to enjoy great pervasive gaming aboard The Queen Mary for the Steampunk Symposium.

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Angry Brides: A Mind-Boggling Video Game About Domestic Violence

Angry Brides: A Mind-Boggling Video Game About Domestic Violence | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Here's a peculiar internet phenomenon that leaves me unable to discern ironic offensiveness from earnest idiocy from cultural paradox: Angry Brides, a Facebook game in which you play an angry Indian wife who bludgeons her husband with frying pans...

 

[Another look at "Angry Brides" but this article asks: Does the end justify the means?  It's very interesting to compare this article with the one over at Huffington Post ... @scoopit http://bit.ly/AohLxp]

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Do I need to know how to program to do game design?

Do I need to know how to program to do game design? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I'm frequently asked whether it's important to learn how to program in order to make games or work in the games field. In general, my answer is yes, learn to program.
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KidsRuby 1.0 Released [Computer Programming for Kids]

KidsRuby 1.0 Released  [Computer Programming for Kids] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
So, you have a son or daughter who is showing some interest in computer programming, but you're not really sure where to start. What to do? ...
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