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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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Transmedia for Social Documentaries

Transmedia for Social Documentaries | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Angelica Das of the Center for Social Media shares some examples of pioneering work on the nonfiction side of transmedia.
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Lucasfilm tells how the Star Wars saga continues to reach new fans

Lucasfilm tells how the Star Wars saga continues to reach new fans | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It is six years since the last Star Wars film tied up the space saga, but Lucasfilm continues to reach new fans and stay relevant. Laura Snoad asks its president of licensing Howard Roffman how the franchise keeps striking back.

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You'll Get to Be an Alphabet Agent in the New Men in Black Video Game

You'll Get to Be an Alphabet Agent in the New Men in Black Video Game | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Announced earlier this week, Activision's in-development Men in Black video game will be tying into the sci-fi film franchise's currently filming threequel.
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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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CTIA Case Studies: Transmedia Storytelling through Advanced Mobile Content

CTIA Case Studies: Transmedia Storytelling through Advanced Mobile Content | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Last week Christine Weibrecht and I drove to San Diego to attend the CTIA panels presented by Transmedia Los Angeles and the PGA New Media Counsel. Below is a recap of the case studies presented.

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Gallery: Dark Lord Conquers Earth in Star Wars: The Complete Vader

Gallery: Dark Lord Conquers Earth in Star Wars: The Complete Vader | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
How strong is Darth Vader's grip on humanity? A new book charts the Dark Lord's utter domination of Earth's imagination, showing off rarely seen variations on George Lucas' antihero, from international movie posters to an Oklahoma butter sculpture.
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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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