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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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Disney Executive Shares the Power of Storytelling with PRSA Conference Attendees

Disney Executive Shares the Power of Storytelling with PRSA Conference Attendees | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
 We've all been exposed to the wonderful world of Disney through visiting a park, watching a movie or experiencing a traveling show. What goes into those experiences is the work of the imagineering team.
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Dawn of the ‘UltraViolet’ DVD: Will the Cloud Doom Cinema?

Dawn of the ‘UltraViolet’ DVD: Will the Cloud Doom Cinema? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While you were busy last week debating Walt’s moral break on Breaking Bad, or preparing for the return of The Walking Dead, Hollywood was ushering in the beginning of a brave new era.

 

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Auckland Daze: Online bid for stardom

Auckland Daze: Online bid for stardom | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The line between television and real life is going to become pretty blurry with the arrival of new digital series Auckland Daze ...

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How 'content curators' are connecting consumers

How 'content curators' are connecting consumers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Online 'communities of interest' are becoming increasingly influential when it comes to developing reach and products on the web. But how can brands engage with these persuasive groups and share their expertise?
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Putting The Mass Back In Media [Robot Heart Stories]

Putting The Mass Back In Media [Robot Heart Stories] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

What is new is the opportunity to tell stories and build worlds that are storytelling agnostic. Here the richness of a storyworld moves fluidly from one screen to the next as well as spilling out into the real world without a dependency on a traditional media source.

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It’s Free! But You Can Still Pay For It If You Wish…

It’s Free! But You Can Still Pay For It If You Wish… | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I got to participate in the doc PRESS PAUSE PLAY awhile back. The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities.
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Superstar Beyonce explained through a narrative ecosystem -> #transmedia #crossmedia #intermedia #storytelling

Superstar Beyonce explained through a narrative ecosystem -> #transmedia #crossmedia #intermedia #storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
For good and for worse, the buzz around transmedia storytelling is reaching new heights. Similar to how the social media boom started, there seems to be lots of confusion and uncertainty around mechanics, uses and respective transmedia practices.
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Sesame Workshop, NatGeo to Supply Interactive Kids Programming for Microsoft Xbox

Sesame Workshop, NatGeo to Supply Interactive Kids Programming for Microsoft Xbox | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Microsoft is teaming up with Sesame Workshop and National Geographic to develop interactive kids programming for the Xbox 360 that will allow kids to use Kinect motion-sensing and voice recognition technology to interact with educational programs.
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aimee hozack's curator insight, April 21, 2013 7:48 PM

What a fabulous idea. We all know most childraha have Xbox's at home and would therefore be able to easily access this from home!

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Studios and Transmedia, Part 1 of 3

Studios and Transmedia, Part 1 of 3 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hollywood has been interested in this whole transmedia thing for a while, even before the term was coined.

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Why Hollywood's Footloose remakes are just not US teenagers' Thing

Why Hollywood's Footloose remakes are just not US teenagers' Thing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Young Americans would rather watch video on demand than go to the cinema to see unadventurous remakes such as Footloose and The Thing...

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Personalized Entertainment – Social, Transmedia Storytelling

Personalized Entertainment – Social, Transmedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lean forward, and keep your eyes peeled, updates from your Facebook page are about to be incorporated into your favorite TV show’s narrative. (Your best friend becomes the suspect!) As you immerse yourself in the story, the story immerses itself in your social world.
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Should You Buy Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure? Yes.

Should You Buy Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure? Yes. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Mixing together video games and collectible toys, Activision? How very Captain Power of you. As many will no doubt remember, the good captain and his soldiers of the future wound up defending clearance aisles from evil until fading into obscurity.
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Activision jumps into kids' game with 'Skylanders'

Activision jumps into kids' game with 'Skylanders' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

To impress kids these days, it's not enough to make another video game. Mere action figures won't do, either. So Activision is merging the two.

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Studios and Transmedia, part 2 of 3

Studios and Transmedia, part 2 of 3 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In 2006, Platinum Studios published the graphic novel "Cowboys & Aliens".  It was promptly optioned by Paramount and Universal.  That's a very long story that I will probably never get into h...
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After 400 Million Downloads, Angry Birds Introduces New Bird; Movie Confirmed

After 400 Million Downloads, Angry Birds Introduces New Bird; Movie Confirmed | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Well, Rovio doesn't need much of an introduction: It's the company behind the now ubiquitous game that features everybody's favorite affronted and chafed birds.
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Transmedia Manifest

Transmedia Manifest | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The art of storytelling has always been subject to change. Through the process of digitalization and the accompanying media convergence, we’re now on the verge of a quantum leap.

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Bag it good: Tetris meets Toy Story

Bag it good: Tetris meets Toy Story | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Whether it’s offering new ideas, suggesting improvements, or simply offering a pat on the back – Kiwis will tell it like it is – which is exactly the kind of audience we are looking for as part of our initial launch...
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Advergame on: to sell you must compel, say gamification boffins

Advergame on: to sell you must compel, say gamification boffins | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Gamification, the use of game concepts to engage users, may be the new buzzword in digital marketing, but if you’re hoping to ride the merry wave to the top, marketers need to do their homework first.
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Roots on the Move -- IndieGoGo

Roots on the Move -- IndieGoGo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Be a part of a conversation in the form of a multimedia film that transends borders through creativity and music.
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Disciplines merging in transmedia

Disciplines merging in transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

One of the most interesting and at the same time most challenging aspects of transmedia is getting everything to gel flawlessly.

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It’s Official: To Protect Baby’s Brain, Turn Off TV

It’s Official: To Protect Baby’s Brain, Turn Off TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A decade ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations on television consumption by infants were based as much on common sense as science. The research has finally grown up — and the verdict is harsh.
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Transmedia Production: What is it and how do you monetize it?

Transmedia Production: What is it and how do you monetize it? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It’s the buzz word I seem to encounter inside every ballroom of this week’s Digital Hollywood conference.

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Top 4 Skylander Characters Revealed

Top 4 Skylander Characters Revealed | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Now that Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is out the big debate is which characters are the best to collect. My family each has a different approach to this.
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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Could Be the Most Expensive Game You Ever Buy

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Could Be the Most Expensive Game You Ever Buy | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While at least two of us at Kotaku enjoy Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure enough to recommend a purchase, that doesn't mean we're oblivious to the costly downsides to a game that sells its downloadable content on toy store shelves.
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Stories-To-Go. Locative Entertainment Futures

Stories-To-Go. Locative Entertainment Futures | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Games and stories have grown legs and Facebook MafiaWars and Playstation console games have jumped into the physical world. Welcome to the most exciting and entertaining commute of your life.
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