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 …
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."
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.
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.
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...
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...
The risky strategy of restarting their entire comic book line paid off for DC Comics, which had the top-selling comics of 2011. We talked with copublishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio about what inspired the relaunch--and what challenges the creators had to heroically overcome to get it off the ground.
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.
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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