Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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How To Build A Tween Heartthrob

How To Build A Tween Heartthrob | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It’s All About The Pillowcases: Talent matters, but it’s impossible to become a heartthrob without merchandise...

 

[An interesting perspective on fandom ... as applied to the Tween girl.]


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Summer Glau THE HUMAN PRESERVATION PROJECT Interview

Summer Glau THE HUMAN PRESERVATION PROJECT Interview | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Initially inspired by the unique world portrayed in 5 Gum’s TV commercials and launched with mysterious coded messages, The Human Preservation Project is an Alternative Reality Game, starring Terry O’Quinn and Summer Glau, that delves audiences further into the World of 5 through a transmedia experience...
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New Directions for Documentary: Interactive and Cross-Platform Productions - Julia Scott-Stevenson

Interactive media have long offered creative avenues for makers of non-fiction narrative, but few offerings have so far struck a chord with viewers. Julia Scott-Stevenson discusses an emerging field with key producers and commissioners.
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Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn

Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Welcome to Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age …

 

Here, you'll not only find articles on the many facets of transmedia storytelling, but also articles exploring the creative and technical achievements of individual platforms.  If you would like to know more about my approach to curating this topic, then please follow the title link to Scoop.it's Lord of Curation Series.  I really enjoy your support and hope you find the articles that I share as interesting and useful as I do. 

 

Thank you Scoop.it for the recognition and acknowledgment, it is very much appreciated.

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Jess McCulloch's comment, January 4, 2013 1:04 AM
thank you for being such a great curator Fiona!
Nicky Moore's comment, February 1, 2013 6:02 PM
Agreed! Such a wonderful resource!
Johan Lindblom's curator insight, January 9, 2016 2:06 AM

Storytelling for the digital age as immersive storyworlds.

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Storytelling 2.0: Cowbird Classes Up Our Communication

Storytelling 2.0: Cowbird Classes Up Our Communication | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
After testing it out on himself and 100 other storytellers, Jonathan Harris launches Cowbird, a website that seeks to become the ultimate public library of human experience.
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Small Demons

Small Demons | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Discover the "Storyverse" of real world places, music and movies from your favorite book...
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Sparrow Hall on Re-thinking Our Experience With Books

Sparrow Hall on Re-thinking Our Experience With Books | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Sparrow Hall delivering the keynote address at the New York State Art Teachers Association 2011 Annual Conference.
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Pink v blue - are children born with gender preferences?

Pink v blue - are children born with gender preferences? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Hamleys has abandoned its toy shop 'gender apartheid', scrapping its separate floors for boys and girls and their respective blue and pink signs. Are colour and toy preference dictated by nature or nurture?
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For Disney, a Younger Princess

For Disney, a Younger Princess | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This week Disney plans to announce "Sofia the First," a television movie and series centered on a girl princess. Previously all Disney princesses have been adults.
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Kid apps explode on smartphones and tablets. But are they good for your children?

Kid apps explode on smartphones and tablets. But are they good for your children? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
There is an explosion of games, videos and educational programs for youths on mobile devices. But are they healthy for children?
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Case Study: The Tate Movie Project

Aardman Animations set about an ambitious project to inspire the nations kids into helping Aardman create a short animated film.
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Shakespeare goes social: Mozilla Popcorn in the classroom

Shakespeare goes social: Mozilla Popcorn in the classroom | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I think we’re seeing the birth of a new genre of interactive film — “hyper-video,” “social video,” or pop-up video on steroids — that will revolutionize multimedia in the classroom, and maybe even the lingua franca of learning in general...
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Interactive [transmedia] ebooks take on fiction novels

Interactive [transmedia] ebooks take on fiction novels | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
New transmedia publishing company Chafie Creative Group is trying to breathe life into fiction novels with a new iPad app called Immersedition, which will showcase the written word and storytelling while enhancing it with an array of interactive...
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Mouth Taped Shut Wraps Up Final Package

Mouth Taped Shut Wraps Up Final Package | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
[…] David Fincher’s adaptation of the best-selling Stieg Larsson novels developed an elegiac, mysterious transmedia campaign to help break through the clutter centering around the Tumblr account, Mouth Taped Shut...

 

[Transmedia marketing campaign for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.]

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Longtime [Star] Trek Producer Merri Howard Looks Back

Longtime [Star] Trek Producer Merri Howard Looks Back | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Merri Howard spent 17 years in the Trek universe, working her way up the production food chain from first assistant director to producer on TNG, Voyager and Enterprise. Today, StarTrek.com talks to Howard about her experiences.
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Transmedia Storytelling around the world: Amit Breuer

Transmedia Storytelling around the world: Amit Breuer | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Interview with filmmaker Amit Breuer about Transmedia Storytelling and the “Why Transmedia?” - Amit Breuer is an Israelian born documentary filmmaker and producer.

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The ubiquity imperative: Why content needs to be everywhere

The ubiquity imperative: Why content needs to be everywhere | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The media world is changing, due to new devices from which viewers can access content and the ease of finding content on-demand.
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What Movies Can Teach Us About Creating a Better Book – Sparrow Hall Keynote Address (Pt. 2)

What Movies Can Teach Us About Creating a Better Book – Sparrow Hall Keynote Address (Pt. 2) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
How a film about heroin addiction, and a sweat-soaked night of dancing, inspired a book that takes literature in a whole new direction.

 

[Pt. 1 can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/sIFTuQ]

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How to Build a Content Framework for New Media Success

How to Build a Content Framework for New Media Success | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Here's how your business can take advantage of today's multi-format media conversation.
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Wendy's Giant List: 10 Things that Make a Good Interactive App for Pre-schoolers

Wendy's Giant List: 10 Things that Make a Good Interactive App for Pre-schoolers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Social media has redefined “participatory” in all kinds of ways. It’s time for people to get used to the idea that kids think media is for interacting and not watching.
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Club Penguin renews charitable efforts

Club Penguin renews charitable efforts | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The snow-themed virtual world of Club Penguin will be seeing a different kind of online activity this holiday season with the launch of the site's fifth annual Coins for Change event.
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Techno-toddlers: A is for Apple

Techno-toddlers: A is for Apple | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
More pre-schoolers know how to use a smartphone than tie their shoelaces. Is this the future of child learning, or a potent image of 21st-century alienation?
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Ebooks Go Transmedia

Ebooks Go Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As the “Big Six” publishers decide how they’re going to publish and sell their normal text-based ebooks, some smaller publishers are moving on with ebook innovation. One such company, Chafie Press, has create its first “transmedia” novel...

 

[Read more on this @scoopit http://bit.ly/u7JIFq and view the multi-media assets associated with the original PR at:  http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53515-chafie-creative-group-immersedition-consumer-transmedia-ebook-app-fiction]

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The Future of Publishing – Transmedia, Independent, Open source

The Future of Publishing – Transmedia, Independent, Open source | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The future of books and publishing will change fundamentally in the coming years. We will see a rise in books that are a mixture of tweets, videos, Facebook updates, blog posts and pictures...

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