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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Hugues Sweeney [NFB Canada]: The Future of Digital Storytelling

Hugues Sweeney [NFB Canada]: The Future of Digital Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Throughout our 70 years of production, we’ve been trying to hijack and twist technology to tell new stories – to discover new ways of storytelling. It’s not just about content – it’s about form taking the shape of content."

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Differences between linear and interactive documentaries. Featuring the interactive documentary (I)

Differences between linear and interactive documentaries. Featuring the interactive documentary (I) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"To establish a correct characterization proposal, it is necessary to analyze the factors that make the interactive documentary to be a new “species” – obviously related to the traditional documentary form and interactive media -, but with its own identity and autonomy to establish itself as an independent genre."

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Story R&D – a look at building stories for 21c

Story R&D – a look at building stories for 21c | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Lance shares his first hand experience in what it takes to build original storyworlds. From Pandemic 1.0 which invaded the Sundance Film Festival this year, to his new participatory storytelling trilogy, Reboot Stories, which kicked off this year with an actual space launch...

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Here's The Top Grossing Documentaries of 2011, Led By 'Justin Bieber'

Here's The Top Grossing Documentaries of 2011, Led By 'Justin Bieber' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While most certainly not an indie, the Bieb's Paramount-released concert film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" was indeed the year's top grossing documentary.
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5 Major Trends That Changed Digital Entertainment in 2011

5 Major Trends That Changed Digital Entertainment in 2011 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Social and digital media are having a profound impact on how entertainment is created and consumed. Here are the biggest trends we observed in 2011.
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Six Social Media Trends for 2012

Six Social Media Trends for 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
So what can we expect in 2012 in a world that seems to grow ever connected by the hour? Here are six predictions to ponder, in no particular order:

 

[1. Convergence Emergence 2. The Cult of Influence 3. Gamification Nation 4. Social Sharing 5. Social Television 6. The Micro Economy]

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9 Social Media Uprisings That Sought to Change the World in 2011

9 Social Media Uprisings That Sought to Change the World in 2011 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Social media has not only been at the core of major protest stories, but drove some of 2011′s biggest news stories, from Occupy Wall Street to the Arab Spring.
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50 things killed by technology

50 things killed by technology | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Ringing the cinema to check film times, owning an encyclopaedia and dialling 1471 are among 50 things killed off by modern technology, according to a new poll.
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Brad Bird Talks Ghost Protocol and Making Great Movies

Brad Bird Talks Ghost Protocol and Making Great Movies | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Since the turn of the century, director Brad Bird has galvanized Hollywood with animated masterpieces The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille...
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Titanic 3D: could it be an even bigger hit for James Cameron?

Titanic 3D: could it be an even bigger hit for James Cameron? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Stuart Heritage: Cameron's 1997 megahit Titanic is looming over the 2012 horizon in three dimensions. Does the trailer float your boat?
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'The Adventures of Tintin' interview: Turning the movie into a game

'The Adventures of Tintin' interview: Turning the movie into a game | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Ubisoft senior producer discusses the new game based on the Tintin movie.
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Kim Jong Il Talks Film and Filmmaking, In His Own Words

Kim Jong Il Talks Film and Filmmaking, In His Own Words | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The late Kim Jong Il was so passionate about the North Korean film industry that, according to the BBC, he once kidnapped a South Korean director and his actress wife and forced them to make films for him, while also imprisoning them separately for over five years...

 

[What can one say? ...]

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The Digital Christmas Song

The Holidays have changed...there's a lot more hashtagging, for one...
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Transmedia for Social Documentaries

What does the word transmedia actually mean? What do documentaries need to be to ensure that they are seen in this complex media world?...
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Essential Viewing: “Godardloop” Turns 50 Years of Cinema Into A Split-Screen Work of Art

Essential Viewing: “Godardloop” Turns 50 Years of Cinema Into A Split-Screen Work of Art | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"47 films spanning 50 years of filmmaking are channeled into a stream of images that attests to an inimitable talent: an artist who transforms the world simply by how he looks at it through a camera."

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JARED FLESHER ON DOC FILMMAKING WITH A DSLR : PART I

JARED FLESHER ON DOC FILMMAKING WITH A DSLR : PART I | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In the first part of this interview, Jared talks about why he made the movie, and his experience making the switch to shooting with a DSLR.
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How STARZ is using social TV with ‘Boss’ and ‘Spartacus’

How STARZ is using social TV with ‘Boss’ and ‘Spartacus’ | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In a very unique interview with STARZ, SVP of Consumer Marketing Kelly Bumann share details and insights on how the Denver-based network leveraged Facebook (they premiered the pilot episode on Facebook), Twitter, GetGlue, message boards and dedicated fan-sites and communities to help share their original programming with new users and reward passionate fans...
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Two Compelling Social Media Trends for 2012 [Transmedia and the Micro-Economy]

Two Compelling Social Media Trends for 2012 [Transmedia and the Micro-Economy] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A new year is bearing down upon us—YIKES how did it get here so fast?  With holiday festivities in full swing, I’d like to spotlight two social media trends I see unfolding with wider breadth in the coming year.What are they?
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Top Trends of 2011: How TV Grew More Social

Top Trends of 2011: How TV Grew More Social | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This year wasn't the first time any of us heard about the impact of social media on television.
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The Best And Worst Of Everything In 2011: A Mega, Meta Mashup

The Best And Worst Of Everything In 2011: A Mega, Meta Mashup | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

We hacked through dozens of year-end lists--and, yes, checked them twice--to bring you our curated best and worst of 2011. Here's the mother of all roundups that you will find online, offline, and everywhere else...

 

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Action Movie FX App is Awesome, Free Fun

Action Movie FX App is Awesome, Free Fun | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This new free app lets you add special effects to your iPhone videos.
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Jeff Gomez – Storyworld Keynote

Jeff Gomez – Storyworld Keynote | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
To be most effective as storytellers, especially in the digital age, we have to remember to maintain a single powerful message, a message born of the Grand Narrative, but infused even a bit with your personal sensibilities, that is then projected out to people...
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George Takei is the Broker of Star Peace

Icons of Star Trek and Star Wars recently took to the internet arguing that their franchise reigned supreme. When things got personal, George Takei--the only actor who has worked in both--stepped in to broker the peace by identifying a mutual threat...
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Spielberg Talks Tintin

Spielberg Talks Tintin | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Steven Spielberg tells us about the journey to make his first animated feature.
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THE TERRY GILLIAM SCHOOL OF FILM: 10 LESSONS FOR DIRECTORS TODAY

THE TERRY GILLIAM SCHOOL OF FILM: 10 LESSONS FOR DIRECTORS TODAY | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Billy Wilder once said that there are only two things aging directors can’t avoid…awards and haemorroids [sic].
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