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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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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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“Passing the Ball” of online safety, part two | Games for Change

“Passing the Ball” of online safety, part two | Games for Change | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The second part of the Games for Change interview with the creators of Passing the Ball, with UBM's Simon Carless.

 

[Part one can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/tOI9of]

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Play Online Games FREEEEE... http://www.gaminghunks.com/
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In Praise of Binge TV Consumption

In Praise of Binge TV Consumption | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The best way to watch a television series is quickly and all at once, says Mary J. K. Choi.
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Internet Native Film – An Annotated List

Internet Native Film – An Annotated List | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

[...] this is a list of a few great Internet Native Films in the following categories:

1) Interactive film:
You interact with it DURING the experience
2) Personalised film:
You personalise it BEFORE the experience
3) Enhanced film:
Traditional linear films, but with enhancements

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Could Cancer Cure Barbie? Mattel vs. Beautiful and Bald Barbie

Could Cancer Cure Barbie?  Mattel vs. Beautiful and Bald Barbie | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Barbie is just shy of 53 years old. She’s survived the Vietnam War, the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification, both wars with Iraq and has managed to outlast 10 U.S. Presidents. But she might have just met her match with two cancer survivors.
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LEGO Friends Petition: Parents, Women And Girls Ask Toy Companies To Stop Gender-Based Marketing

LEGO Friends Petition: Parents, Women And Girls Ask Toy Companies To Stop Gender-Based Marketing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Debate over gender-based toy marketing has reached a fever pitch.
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The TV Business Keeps Getting Stronger !

The TV Business Keeps Getting Stronger ! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The Challenge that TV has is not in driving an audience that is bigger than an internet source. That is easy. The challenge is in creating hits that are big enough to maximize revenue and return for that show and to create a promotional platform for other shows.

 

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Richard Garriott's "Apogee Of Fear," First Sci Fi Movie Ever Shot In Space, Fails To Launch

Richard Garriott's "Apogee Of Fear," First Sci Fi Movie Ever Shot In Space, Fails To Launch | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A new documentary about space tourist Richard Garriott's flight to the International Space Station is hitting theaters now, but the sci-fi movie he made aboard the orbiting lab remains under wraps...
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Jim Henson’s (Non-Muppets) Legacy Lives On in 2 New Comics

Jim Henson’s (Non-Muppets) Legacy Lives On in 2 New Comics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Jim Henson’s fertile imagination brought to life many worlds, some so rich that artists and writers continue to explore them and create new stories within them...
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10 Ways B-Movie Master Roger Corman Changed Filmmaking

10 Ways B-Movie Master Roger Corman Changed Filmmaking | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
For nearly 60 years, Roger Corman has been making indie films with budgets that wouldn’t even cover the catering costs of multiplex fare like Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol...

 

[For more, read Roger Corman on producing 400-plus films and why the audience is always right at http://wapo.st/wQaft1]

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What Does Kickstarter's $100 Million Haul Tell Us?

What Does Kickstarter's $100 Million Haul Tell Us? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This week Kickstarter posted a number of statistics about how their projects fared in 2011. Every independent filmmaker should spend some time looking at this report.

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Disney’s “It’s a Small World” Interactive iOS App [Review}

Disney’s “It’s a Small World” Interactive iOS App [Review} | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"I will first answer the question that every single person familiar to that ride is currently asking, yes it does include the song"...

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Creating Transmedia Narratives

Creating Transmedia Narratives: The Structure and Design of Stories Told Across Multiple Media A Master‘s Thesis Presented...
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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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Digital storytelling: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Digital storytelling: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In his latest film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, director David Fincher once again brought digital filmmaking tools to the fore to help tell the story of a man’s search for the truth about a 40 year old murder case.

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Should theatre leave more to the imagination?

Should theatre leave more to the imagination? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Digital projections and computer animation make all kind of amazing effects possible – but do they rob theatre of what it's all about?
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Lauren Sovel's curator insight, March 3, 2013 9:13 PM

also love this one. I agree that all of these effects may be cool, but that is not what theatre is about. This article is a prime example of how musical theatre has changed in the modern day and age

Jacqueline Kynoch's curator insight, April 10, 2014 7:31 PM

We are all doing our best to constantly keep up with technology. However, how does the use of technology as a representation in theatre help or hinder the actors and audience? And what comparisons can you draw from modern theatre compared to contemporary theatre?  

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Want to create an ARG? There may soon be an app for that

Want to create an ARG? There may soon be an app for that | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lonelygirl15 writer and ARG creator Jan Libby is currently seeking Kickstarter funds for a new alternate reality game experience called Snow Town, but the underlying technology could become a secret weapon for creating transmedia experiences.
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Are Participation and Corporate Interests Compatible?

Are Participation and Corporate Interests Compatible? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"I have to admit that I’ve been avoiding the topic of participation in transmedia (or any media, really). The reason for this is simple" ...

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Traditional TV has survived the net threat, but for how much longer?

Traditional TV has survived the net threat, but for how much longer? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Between internet-enabled televisions and Google's plans for YouTube, broadcasting's days may be numbered...

 

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How The State of the Movie Industry in 1991 Echoes Through to Today (and Why Movie Fans Should Care)

How The State of the Movie Industry in 1991 Echoes Through to Today (and Why Movie Fans Should Care) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
On January 11, 1991, the then-head of Disney studios, Jeffrey Katzenberg, circulated an incredibly important memo about the state of the movie industry and the products they were making...
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"Black Man, Why Are You So Violent?" & Other Questions from New Transmedia Project Premiering This Weekend (NY)

"Black Man, Why Are You So Violent?" & Other Questions from New Transmedia Project Premiering This Weekend (NY) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This weekend, New Yorkers will be the first to experience Question Bridge: Black Males, a new transmedia art project that seeks to redefine black male identity.
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Simon Staffans: Five Golden Rules for Format Pitching Success

Simon Staffans: Five Golden Rules for Format Pitching Success | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Media City Finland format developer Staffans' advice for budding MIPFormats Pitch contestants. Take note!

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Tips for Managing a Viral Fundraising Campaign

Tips for Managing a Viral Fundraising Campaign | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
On Monday, a documentary about an American basketball player in Iran ended a 50-day campaign that generated $100,000 in donations at the buzzer on Kickstarter after major media hits with CNN, The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
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Exquisite "The Numberlys" Blurs The Line Between App and Film

Exquisite "The Numberlys" Blurs The Line Between App and Film | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The latest offering from Moonbot Studios is a gorgeous homage to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis bundled up in a children’s story about a world where the alphabet has not yet been invented, and everything is communicated through numbers...
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Apps for preschoolers experience strong growth

Apps for preschoolers experience strong growth | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The mobile market and opportunities for educational apps targeted to toddlers and preschoolers continues its ascent as a new study from the The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop […] reveals...
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