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Mattel and Disney have teamed up to create a new Toy Story short, but not the kind we are used to seeing from Disney/Pixar.
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The Frankfurt book fair learns from the mistakes of the music industry and faces the digital transition with a promising strategy...
"The wrestling business needs to stop being insecure about what it is and concentrate on creating an escapist world of entertainment with characters that have a strong constitution and behave in a logical fashion in the context of the reality of the story presented." [Advice we could all learn from ...]
"What's happened to heroines in animated features?'' asked Time's Richard Corliss last year. ''For 60 years of the Walt Disney company's domination of the format, girls were the focal characters who could be expected to come of age, triumph over adversity and, in general, man up. [...]"
The duo made famous by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi could be returning to TV. Is this a huge mistake or a welcome revival?
From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”...
The story supposes that the player is a hero, that he is engaged in a tale of his own making, and that because the experience is interactive it is better than linear stories (which are characterised as passive).
In the first of a 2-part exclusive interview, DC Comics' John Rood and Bob Wayne discuss the publisher's relaunch initiative, the future of Vertigo, Flashpoint's importance...
I need visualization. I’ve got this data, I now need to turn it back into a story that’s going to be useful to people [...]
Costello recently spoke with me about what it’s like to collaborate with a gaming studio on a hot new transmedia property, and how he works to ensure both gamers and casual readers enjoy his books.
Richard Birkin of production company Mudlark is experimenting with using Foursquare as a storytelling platform, turning it into a wormhole into the future...
You’re ready to produce your first transmedia project. You have a strong premise; you created a story world with great characters living in it. You’re ready to share your vision with the world. You have fleshed out which media you are going to use but the next step is the hardest – finance.
"I grew up on a healthy regimen of Choose-Your-Own Adventure books, Nintendo, and role playing games, but even I am intimidated by the new brand of interactive storytelling that is flooding the iPad."
It will be a web series on MTV, along with animation and reality show-style video and will include a live music broadcast at some point.
Modern Mythology crosses many supposedly disparate disciplines: art, writing, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, systems theory, psychology, film, and so on.
TNT’s remake of the classic 1980s primetime soap Dallas won’t debutfor another year — but as of last week, the show already had 117,260 fans on Facebook.
"Technology pushes art, and art pushes technology." Adopting technology pushes the art form forward. When you think of how to creatively use it, you usually come up with great ideas.
The 1969 space-rock song probably shouldn't have been made into a children's book: The haunting track about an astronaut who loses contact with Earth to float around the universe would probably give most kids nightmares.
First there was comic world legend Stan Lee claiming in July he would produce the...
Concluding our conversation with DC Comics' John Rood and Bob Wayne, CBR News discusses the mixed results DC has experienced in holding prices at $2.99, their hopes for the...
As writers in and for organizations, we often overlook the nature of comprehension in crafting our stories towards tangible goals like an advocacy action, donation, purchase, Facebook share.
The games industry is always looking for new ways to recoup the ever-increasing cost of development.
“This was an opportunity to do a kind of story that we really can’t do on the show”
ONCE upon a time, with the release of a feature film, an audience came, watched and went home. The story stopped at the cinema's exit. Now, there's ''transmedia'' [...]
If content is king, context is its crown. … And if you think all this is exciting, or frightening, remember, this is only the beginning.