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Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Open Storyworlds and Branded Experiences

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Robert Pratten's presentation from DIYDAYS LA

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The Final Muppets Parody Trailer

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Fourth Wall Studios Showcases Revamped RIDES Platform with Spooky Short Story “Home”

Fourth Wall Studios Showcases Revamped RIDES Platform with Spooky Short Story “Home” | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Home: A Ghost Story, provides a proof-of-concept for storytelling that organically weaves video content with other media like email, text messages, and even telephone calls.
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[Great update of this fabulous Transmedia project] Collaborate With Robot Heart Stories

[Great update of this fabulous Transmedia project] Collaborate With Robot Heart Stories | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Storytelling pioneer Lance Weiler created ROBOT HEART STORIES, an experiential educational vehicle for kids to talk to each other, tell stories about life on earth and ask a robot who has crash landed in Montreal, questions.


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Half the Sky mobile games update October 2011 | Games for Change

Half the Sky mobile games update October 2011 | Games for Change | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
An update on the mobile games project between Half the Sky and Games for Change.

 

These four games cover topics such as maternal health, deworming, family values, and forced prostitution.  Part I can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/uML5TW

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'Siegfried': Lepage's 3-D Opera Is Eye-Popping

'Siegfried': Lepage's 3-D Opera Is Eye-Popping | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Welcome to the 3-D "Siegfried" – and we're not just talking about the dwarfs, the dragon and Deborah Voigt.
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James Cameron Labors Over ‘2.99-D’ Conversion of Titanic

James Cameron Labors Over ‘2.99-D’ Conversion of Titanic | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As he oversees the 3-D conversion of Titanic, famously perfectionist director James Cameron is going to great lengths to avoid an artistic disaster.
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Jordan Reyne on Cross Media Albums

Jordan Reyne on Cross Media Albums | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

[Jordan Reyne on creating] a multi-media album, a particularly interesting niche marketing technique – since the concept of the comic book gives Jordan access to both the lovers of comics and forklore, in addition the subscribers to her particular musical niche, folk rock.

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Google TV: Second time's the charm?

Google TV: Second time's the charm? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

After a lengthy quiet period, Google is talking about the next generation of its Internet TV platform ...

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Multiple Intelligences: What Makes a Smart TV Smart?

Multiple Intelligences: What Makes a Smart TV Smart? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I have a theory about smart TVs. We still don’t really know what makes them “smart.”
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Power To The Pixel: Cross-Media Forum 2011 [Stor.i.fy]

Power To The Pixel: Cross-Media Forum 2011 [Stor.i.fy] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Power to the Pixel's fifth annual Cross-Media Forum gatherd some of the leading figures in international cross-media. This is a stor.i.fy round up of proceedings which touched upon all aspects of cross-media creation, financing and distribution.

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Merging Media, Small Bets, and Fans as Agents

Merging Media, Small Bets, and Fans as Agents | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I’ve just stepped off of a panel at Merging Media in Vancouver that discussed new funding and monetization opportunities in the entertainment business...
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The technology behind Disney's Club Penguin

The technology behind Disney's Club Penguin | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lane Merrifield, co-founder of Club Penguin and now a Disney exec, talks infrastructure, a social networking overhaul and a new round of features for the site with 150 million registered users.
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Digital storytelling in the classroom

Digital storytelling in the classroom | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When students create a movie or interactive slide show to tell their story, learning becomes personal.

 

This is a great resource ... and, if you were to encourage students to take the next step, and tell a story across all the platforms used in the guide, then they would've taken their first steps into transmedia storytelling.

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John Darko's 'Killcam Live' Social Horror Gets First Teaser & Website

John Darko's 'Killcam Live' Social Horror Gets First Teaser & Website | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Killcam Live will be the first of it's kind, intertwining a full social media experience with live (real time) interaction with aspects of the story and characters, creating a cross-platform patchwork narrative.
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Universal adds second screen of features to boost video sales

Universal adds second screen of features to boost video sales | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
With cratering DVD sales dragging down home-video revenues, Hollywood is eager to find a way to persuade consumers to buy movies instead of renting them.

 

First Ultraviolet, now Hollywood is contemplating "making the experience of movie-watching different for those who buy discs than for those who rent them".

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DIYDays in LA « Thoughts on the T

DIYDays in LA « Thoughts on the T | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Needless to say, today’s workshops at DIYDays LA were filled to the brim with great speakers and innovative perspectives. For those that couldn’t attend today’s workshops, here’s a re-cap of the most important bits ...

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TFI Funds Innovative Storytelling

TFI Funds Innovative Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

We're thrilled to announce the six projects selected for the inaugural year of the TFI New Media Fund, a diverse collection of nonfiction transmedia works exploring everything from the Egyptian Revolution to global health to the "friendly fire" death in Afghanistan of American serviceman Pat Tillman.

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Chris Miller Talks Puss in Boots

Chris Miller Talks Puss in Boots | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Bill Desowitz sits down for a chat with Chris Miller, who purrs about Puss in Boots.
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Steve Martin to Turn Tweets Into Book

Steve Martin to Turn Tweets Into Book | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Steve Martin is planning to turn his tweets into an upcoming for-charity book.
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Amon Tobin’s ISAM Project | TransChordian

Amon Tobin’s ISAM Project | TransChordian | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

While live performance may not often be considered an extension of recorded music, carefully crafted presentations can bring new meaning to the songs of an artist and convert potential fans.

 

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Channels and Celebrities: Say Hello to the New YouTube

Channels and Celebrities: Say Hello to the New YouTube | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
YouTube is partnering with Ashton Kutcher, Amy Poehler, Shaq, IGN, The Wall Street Journal and dozens of others to launch a slew of premium video channels.
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Young Creative Entrepreneurs: transmedia in the UK

Young Creative Entrepreneurs: transmedia in the UK | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The technology, media and digital industries in the United Kingdom seem to be exploding with creativity.

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Assassin's Creed Universe interview: Encyclopaedias, Embers and Ezio

Assassin's Creed Universe interview: Encyclopaedias, Embers and Ezio | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Ahead of the release of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and the Assassin’s Creed: Embers animated film on November 15th, we got to speak to ‘transmedia development director’ at Ubisoft, Julien Cuny, where we found out about the creation of the Assassin’s Creed Encyclopaedia as well as the quality control in place to govern Ubisoft’s ‘transmedia’ approach to the franchise, all while discovering the secrets of Ezio’s final adventure.

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Walt Disney's Mobile Game Character Swampy Gets Web Series (Exclusive)

Walt Disney's Mobile Game Character Swampy Gets Web Series (Exclusive) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The alligator, protagonist of iPhone and iPad game "Where's My Water?," will for now star in 12 weekly online episodes, which will kick off in January.
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