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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Coke - Transmedia Case Study

Coke - Transmedia Case Study | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A Case Study highlighting the successful brand of The Coca Cola Company, its registered trademark Coke, and how this brand tells it's story interactively by engaging the consumer through emotional connections to the brand.
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Blowing Up the Book

Blowing Up the Book | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A new crop of digital books comes loaded with videos, songs, animated shorts and pop-up graphics. Is this the future of publishing?
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Disney - Transmedia Case Study

Disney - Transmedia Case Study | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A Case Study looking at the strategies of the Brand 'Disney', and how well they are currently incorporating Transmedia, Multiplatform and Interactive experiences into their brand.
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Making Isn't Enough

Making Isn't Enough | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

You've probably heard a common refrain in the transmedia scene: "Just make something." It's the wisdom of centuries of artists before us -- you can talk forever, but you never become a creator if you don't actually apply all that theory. Writers write.

 

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Exploring the Future Normal at New Frontier 2012

Exploring the Future Normal at New Frontier 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
“Consumer culture positions technology to expand and transcend human limitations,” Frilot says. “But the works here have another vision, where media technology integration really sustains our humanity, fortifies the cornerstones of what makes us human—our social nature and creativity.”

 

[A look at the new media works at this year's Sundance: New Frontier.]

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Ro*Co Productions and 1492 Pictures Team To Adapt Documentaries; First Will Be 'Crime After Crime'

Ro*Co Productions and 1492 Pictures Team To Adapt Documentaries; First Will Be 'Crime After Crime' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In a press release sent out today, international distributor Ro*Co Productions and production company 1492 Pcitures have announced a partnership to adapt documentaries into dramatic features.
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Immersive reporting: the scene in 360 degrees

Immersive reporting: the scene in 360 degrees | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Photography first, and now 360-degree video have served to experiment with spatial immersion in digital journalism in order to give the spectators the option to see the scene as it revolves around them, in any direction.

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Collaborative Documentary Weaves Stories of Egyptian Revolution

Collaborative Documentary Weaves Stories of Egyptian Revolution | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
About 400 people gathered in Tahrir Square Thursday to launch a new kind of documentary about the Egyptian revolution.
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With Stunning "Pina", Wim Wenders Makes Case for 3-D Documentaries

With Stunning "Pina", Wim Wenders Makes Case for 3-D Documentaries | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
For Pina, his first venture into 3-D filmmaking, German auteur Wim Wenders has crafted a sophisticated documentary about dance rather than a popcorn flick loaded with aliens or adventurers...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic — the story behind a galactic gamble

Star Wars: The Old Republic — the story behind a galactic gamble | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It may be the largest entertainment production in history. More than 800 people on four continents have spent six years and nearly $200 million creating it. The story runs 1,600 hours, with hundreds of additional hours still being written...
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Significant differences between the two models. New roles on the interactive documentary (II)

Significant differences between the two models. New roles on the interactive documentary (II) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

We intend to emphasize in this second post of the series called “New roles on the interactive documentary” some possible changes or “new ways of doing” in relation to this kind of narrative...

 

[Part one can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/z3mFfX]

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Legends of Alcatraz Takes Fox’s New Series to The Rock

Legends of Alcatraz Takes Fox’s New Series to The Rock | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
To kick off the premiere, Fox partnered with Ford to produce Legends of Alcatraz, an alternate reality game set to run throughout the show’s first season…
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The Arrglington Jump - A Year in Showcases (Part 2)

The Arrglington Jump - A Year in Showcases (Part 2) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Apologies for the delay. Bellow I attempt to profile the most notable projects out of DIYDAYS '11...

 

[Part one can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/rEb6gZ]

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Bozza Changes Content Consumption

Bozza Changes Content Consumption | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This brand of African new media for the mobile screen seeks to activate youth empowerment, develop micro-enterprises within the creative industries and leverage m-commerce to grow small township businesses.
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Emperor's Clothes - Lies, Damned Lies, and Ebooks

Emperor's Clothes - Lies, Damned Lies, and Ebooks | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
"The Emperor's New Clothes" exactly mimics the ebook industry of today. Publisher and authors, wanting to dazzle the world around them, are being cheated by the ebook platforms, which, in reality, are nothing but a watered down version of something that has existed for years.

 


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This Stuff Is Awesome: Andrea Phillips at Transmedia Vancouver

This Stuff Is Awesome: Andrea Phillips at Transmedia Vancouver | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea talked us through a number of the projects she’s worked on, and 15 lessons she learned from them...

 

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Bloody Disgusting Founder and 'V/H/S' Producer Brad Miska On Why the Found-Footage Movie Is Here To Stay

Bloody Disgusting Founder and 'V/H/S' Producer Brad Miska On Why the Found-Footage Movie Is Here To Stay | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
No one would have guessed that, more than a decade after "The Blair Witch Project" broke box-office records to become one the highest grossing independent films of all time, audiences would still flock to found-footage flicks.
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Innovent’s Transmedia Production Premiers at Sundance Film Festivals New Frontier

Innovent’s Transmedia Production Premiers at Sundance Film Festivals New Frontier | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Black Males is an innovative transmedia art project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of Black men from diverse and contending backgrounds; and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine Black male identity in America.

 

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Games of Nonchalance: Art, Transmedia and ARGs in San Francisco

Games of Nonchalance: Art, Transmedia and ARGs in San Francisco | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At this year’s IndieCade, Nonchalance won the World/Story Award for their “epic, immersive, poly-media, real-world adventure,” the Games of Nonchalance...
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Storytelling And The 'Uncanny Valley'

Storytelling And The 'Uncanny Valley' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Animators find it difficult to bring the realistic human form to life on the screen. Why is this? The author suggests it has to do with the way we tell stories.
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Narrative is not a game mechanic

Narrative is not a game mechanic | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Let’s start thinking about this by looking at what a game is. Games can and do exist without narrative. The core of a game is a problem to solve.

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Was Megaupload bad for the creative industries?

Was Megaupload bad for the creative industries? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Loz Kaye and Frances Moore debate the pros and cons of more stringent controls on filesharing as Megaupload is taken down...

 

[This article nicely encapsulates both sides of the piracy debate.  Which side do you support?  You may be surprised...]

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Interview with Chicago-Based Writer BC Rice about his new Transmedia Series.

Interview with Chicago-Based Writer BC Rice about his new Transmedia Series. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Outstanding Pajamas is a transmedia series created by Chicago-based writer and artist BC Rice.
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This interactive documentary blurs the line between wild and wired worlds

This interactive documentary blurs the line between wild and wired worlds | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It's usually a good thing when technology and creativity intersect, and that's why it's so easy to love projects like Bear 71, which surpasses everything I previously believed was ...
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Transmedia Storytelling visualized through Transformers

Transmedia Storytelling visualized through Transformers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

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