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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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William Gibson: beyond cyberspace

William Gibson: beyond cyberspace | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

One of the attractive contradictions of good science fiction is that its speculations about the technology of the future are recorded and transmitted in a medium that's been around for centuries...

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Simon Staffans: From Transmedia to… Intermedia?

Simon Staffans: From Transmedia to… Intermedia? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Could Beyoncé tweeting her pregnancy from the VMAs be the ultimate example of optimised transmedia?

 

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YouTube plays nice with video games

YouTube plays nice with video games | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Game-related content thrives on YouTube as younger viewers who are more versed in games spend increasing amounts of time on the online video site.
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5 Year-Old’s Star Wars Lego Stop-Motion Movie is Awesome, Full of “Pew-Pew”

5 Year-Old’s Star Wars Lego Stop-Motion Movie is Awesome, Full of “Pew-Pew” | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It isn't the most beautiful. It isn't the greatest narrative. It is Gabe's Star Wars Movie.
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Content Execs at TheGrill Warn: Move Aside, Netflix -- Movies Are Going Into the Cloud | The Wrap Media

Content Execs at TheGrill Warn: Move Aside, Netflix -- Movies Are Going Into the Cloud | The Wrap Media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Three industry executives show how promoting and monetizing content ownership is key to the industry's future -- and explain UltraViolet...
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Exodus169 review - Music, Film, Graphic Novels, Comedy and more!

Exodus169 review - Music, Film, Graphic Novels, Comedy and more! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The crew of the Exodus have left Earth and the comforts of home behind to embark on an epic 169 year journey to colonise the planet Lumina. Exodus169 is an interactive science fiction story that allows users not only to follow the adventures of the crew but also to become a part of the narrative.
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'RCVR' Premieres on Machinima, Online Drama Is Getting Good Now

'RCVR' Premieres on Machinima, Online Drama Is Getting Good Now | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Fits and starts, that’s where much of the past five-plus years of online dramas and sci-fi series have been stuck. [...] But it’s fall of 2011, and there are signs the good stuff is finally here.

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New 'Star Trek' Gets Old School In First Issue From IDW Publishing [Preview]

New 'Star Trek' Gets Old School In First Issue From IDW Publishing [Preview] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
On sale this week from IDW Publishing is Star Trek Ongoing #1, launching a new series starring the modernized characters of director J.J.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on RECollection: Volume 1: 'This is the first time that I’ve made something.'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on RECollection: Volume 1: 'This is the first time that I’ve made something.' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It’s not just a festival that curates other people’s work. Everything on RECollection is something that we made together. RECollection as a whole is a piece of art that I directed. Lots of people collaborated to make it.
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The Transmedia Video Player - Fresh from the French Orange R&D Oven

The Transmedia Video Player - Fresh from the French Orange R&D Oven | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Fresh from the Oven at the Orange R&D unit...The transmedia player. That's what the claim is - and their tack on the player certainly takes a far different approach than most.

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British Library releases rare titles as ebooks

British Library releases rare titles as ebooks | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The British Library has made Lewis Carroll’s handwritten and illustrated version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland available as an enhanced ebook.

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5 Film-School Violations in Videogame Cut-Scenes

5 Film-School Violations in Videogame Cut-Scenes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Videogame storytelling has made some astounding leaps over the past few years, but there's one element that game designers just can't seem to master: the art of the cut-scene.
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A Brief History of the Emoticon

A Brief History of the Emoticon | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The emoticon is nearly 30 years old. We take a look back at some memorable points in its past.
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F8: EA, Zynga, Disney, Kabam On The Future Of Social Games

F8: EA, Zynga, Disney, Kabam On The Future Of Social Games | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At Facebook's F8 conference on Thursday, speakers from EA Interactive, Playdom parent Disney Interactive, Zynga, and Kabam all spoke out on the growing trends and the future trajectory of social games.
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Facebook Changes Again: Everything You Need To Know

Facebook Changes Again: Everything You Need To Know | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At the f8 conference in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg revealed some of the most profound changes seen on Facebook. Here's a handy guide.
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James Cameron Wants to Certify 3D Filmmakers

James Cameron Wants to Certify 3D Filmmakers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The filmmaker and 3D evangelist wants to use his own production company to develop a certification process...
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PD James to write Pride and Prejudice murder mystery

PD James to write Pride and Prejudice murder mystery | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Jane Austen is suddenly all the fashion. Hot on the heels of Joanna Trollope's reworking of Sense and Sensibility comes the news that PD James has written a whodunnit set within the world of Pride and Prejudice.

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ANALYSIS: Behind ‘New Girl’s Surprisingly Big Opening And The iTunes Experiment

ANALYSIS: Behind ‘New Girl’s Surprisingly Big Opening And The iTunes Experiment | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

New Girl‘s performance caught everyone by surprise, including Fox’s head of marketing Joe Earley. While he is elated today, just a couple of days ago he was worried ...

 

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Alternate Reality Gaming for Kids

Alternate Reality Gaming for Kids | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

One of the most enjoyable games I’ve been a part of in recent times has been an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) being run by an innovative teacher from Australia.

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James Cameron on 3D and 'The Lion King': 'All It Takes Is Greed'

James Cameron on 3D and 'The Lion King': 'All It Takes Is Greed' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Director tells TheWrap that 3D conversion still has huge commercial potential as long as filmmakers and studios don't keep trying to rush it...
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Star Trek Movie Universe To Be Ongoing Comic Book Series From IDW [Background]

Star Trek Movie Universe To Be Ongoing Comic Book Series From IDW [Background] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While you wait for your Star Trek 2 fix, IDW will be bringing the continuing adventures of the revamped, reinvigorated, and rebooted Enterprise to comics. The goal of the new series is to "explore the vast implications of the alternate timeline created by the film in a new, monthly, ongoing comics series."
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Epic Games Founder Tim Sweeney Pushes Unreal Engine 3 Technology Forward

Epic Games Founder Tim Sweeney Pushes Unreal Engine 3 Technology Forward | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Epic Games is much more than a studio creating original game franchises like Unreal Tournament, Gears of War, Bulletstorm and Infinity Blade.

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The History Of Social Storytelling – Part 8 – You Can And Should Do This

The History Of Social Storytelling – Part 8 – You Can And Should Do This | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Will there be enough work to keep the new wave of social media marketers afloat? Absolutely.

 

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Castle The Show Needs to Take Lessons From Its Comic Book Spinoff

Castle The Show Needs to Take Lessons From Its Comic Book Spinoff | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Between the premiere of season four of Castle and the upcoming release of Deadly Storm, based on the not-real book series starring Derrick Storm written by the...
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The History Of Social Storytelling – Part 7 – Barriers To Moving Away From Traditional Models

The History Of Social Storytelling – Part 7 – Barriers To Moving Away From Traditional Models | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

A lot of marketing types have heard the statistics about declining television viewership and the like and have seen the writing on the wall.

 

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