My proposal: Individuals and job-seekers can use transmedia storytelling to tell their personal stories and brand themselves. It’s wacky primarily because transmedia storytelling is usually used for fictional narratives about multiple characters.
Readers can open the ebook and listeners can play the audiobook. More visually-oriented readers can enjoy the graphic novel and the purely visual and auditory audience can experience the narrated, scored, graphic novel, which is a combination of all the above.
This is the buzzword here in San Francisco at Storyworld. Hmm. Think it would be STORY since this is Storyworld. But no, it’s transmedia, which no one seems to really understand is my impression ...
Bob Mayer has an interesting take on Transmedia, not one I necessarily agree with, but his reservations are really just the challenges that Transmedia Storytelling needs to overcome. [Sorry, this post appears to have been taken down ... will let you know if it reactivates.]
Since launching in April 2009, more than 13,000 projects have been successfully funded on Kickstarter.com, with over $100 million pledged by users of the crowdfunding sensation in that time.
As transmedia practitioners we're always interested in funding options for our work. Here's an article with some great tips on running a successful Kickstarter campaign, and a general article on Transmedia and Crowdfunding can be found here @scoopit http://bit.ly/qiRcIu
In case you couldn’t make this year’s StoryWorld Conference in San Francisco, [Christine Weitbrecht] will be offering a few short re-caps of key talks and themes throughout the next three days. Here we go ...
This cross-genre, new format, online story development sheet should be printed A3 and ideas for each area can be sketched in. It helps media creators understand how to develop across multiple online channels and spaces and what fragments of the story can be cross connected. It is suggested that you number each instance with the 'release' date to help aid the campaign thinking. The axes indicate the likely 'maintenance' required - top right most maintenance (rich living environments) and bottom left least maintenance (ad hoc textual updates). NOTE: All the below can be on PC or mobile or console.
In case you couldn’t make this year’s StoryWorld Conference in San Francisco, [Christine Weitbrecht] will be offering a few short re-caps of key talks and themes throughout the three days. Here's day 2 ...
The Courage Generator brought film, games and transmedia people to a full-day workshop where issues of interactive storytelling were discussed but also concrete examples of how you can practically work with transmedia tools and concepts.
[Lots of great videos of the day's presentations.]
So, what is transmedia storytelling? Gomez defines it as the vanguard process of conveying messages, themes or storylines to a mass audience through the artful and well-planned use of multiple-media platforms.
[Jeff Gomez is a thought leader in the world of Transmedia Storytelling and this is one of the best articles I've seen on his approach]
Depending where you look or who you speak to, transmedia gets championed, misunderstood, knocked, supported, defined and re-undefined...
[A detailed look at the thinking behind "We Dream of Nothing".]
We Dream of Nothing is an original, science fiction fantasy story that connects two characters at opposite ends of the universe. The story is hidden inside the female lead’s dream research website. From there the Audience can explore the story through 28 episodes – combinations of video, comics, audio, collaboration, data swapping, and, well… all sorts of other fun things to see and do.
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