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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Sam Mendes On Remaking Bond In “Skyfall”

Sam Mendes On Remaking Bond In “Skyfall” | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Scott Pierce:  "Skyfall is one of the season’s biggest critical and box office hits. Director Sam Mendes talks about why the film’s troubled start ended up working in its favor and his inspiration for a grittier, more human Bond" ...

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How the Beatles' Yellow Submarine gave rise to modern animation

How the Beatles' Yellow Submarine gave rise to modern animation | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Shrek, Futurama, and Marge and Homer would not have come into being without the Beatles' subversive masterpiece, says Simpsons writer Josh Weinstein...
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Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises?

Infographic: Which Movie Studio Owns the Various Film Franchises? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Ethan Anderton: "Now that Disney has added Lucasfilm and the Star Wars universe to their arsenal of established intellectual property (in addition to Pixar, Marvel and Pirates of the Caribbean), now might be a good time to review which well-known film franchises belong to what studio" ...

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The Dark Knight and Marvel: the blockbuster franchise comes of age

The Dark Knight and Marvel: the blockbuster franchise comes of age | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Phil Hoad: "Harry Potter kicked off a new era of film in which long-term story arcs hold the key to retaining a global audience."

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David S. Goyer Black Ops II interview – the white knight of storytelling

David S. Goyer Black Ops II interview – the white knight of storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

David Jenkins:  "GameCentral speaks to the writer of Black Ops II and The Dark Knight, about what makes a good video game story - and a bad video game movie."

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Behind the Scenes: Air New Zealand's 'Hobbit'-Themed Video

Behind the Scenes: Air New Zealand's 'Hobbit'-Themed Video | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Christine Erickson:  "If you were wondering how a horse got on the plane, or what it’s like to film with Jackson, Air New Zealand has released a behind-the-scenes look at the making of its latest in-flight safety video."

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the hobbit?

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Movie Studio as Brand Manager: Lucasfilm Bulks Up Disney's Bench

Movie Studio as Brand Manager: Lucasfilm Bulks Up Disney's Bench | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hugh Hart: "Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm extends the studio's reach and reputation as Hollywood's biggest dealmaker. As for being a movie maker? Not so much."

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Coke and 007: A Match Made in Storytelling Heaven!

Coke and 007: A Match Made in Storytelling Heaven! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Frederic Gonzalo:  "A few days ago, in a busy European train station, Coke decided to pull a stunt associated with the essence of the Bond tradition: thrill-seeking, time-bound, packed with unexpected twists and a feel-good ending" ...

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Let’s build a constitutional monarchy of storytelling

Let’s build a constitutional monarchy of storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Jim Thacker:  "Power to the Pixel’s sixth annual Cross-Media Forum, held from 16-19 October, brought together an eclectic mixture of artists, thinkers and entrepreneurs to investigate ways of regenerating the relationship between storytellers and their audiences, wrestle with the idea of a ‘constitutional monarchy’ of creativity – and discover why the end of humanity will be brought about by a time-travelling kangaroo called Jeff" ...

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Tales From Comic-Con: The Future of Storytelling Techniques from Famed Genre Filmmakers

Tales From Comic-Con: The Future of Storytelling Techniques from Famed Genre Filmmakers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Karen Kemmerle:  "While the process of getting movies made and distributed is daunting, filmmakers and artists continue to seek new ways to hone their craft and build their audiences efficiently on (and off) the screen" ...

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How to write a book in 30 days [...]

How to write a book in 30 days [...] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The Guardian: "A practical step-by-step method to writing the first draft of your novel in 30 days" ...

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Fight Club, Cinderella, and What Storytelling Means for Brands

Fight Club, Cinderella, and What Storytelling Means for Brands | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Claire Robinson: "What has Cinderella got in common with Fight Club? Lots, according to Jon King, Story Worldwide’s Chief Storyteller."

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The Mythbusters Debunk Titanic's Ending. What Do YOU Think?

The Mythbusters Debunk Titanic's Ending. What Do YOU Think? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Vadim Newquist: "Over the summer an internet theory emerged that the tragic ending of James Cameron's magnum opus Titanic had holes in it the size of—well… the Titanic" ...

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Guillermo del Toro explains the biggest mistake people make in telling stories for children

Guillermo del Toro explains the biggest mistake people make in telling stories for children | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Charlie Jane Anders: 'We were lucky enough to get a chance to talk one-on-one with del Toro about Rise of the Guardians, and he explained to us why children's stories need to be dark, because "kids are neurotic."'

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Children’s TV Enjoys a Renaissance

Children’s TV Enjoys a Renaissance | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Emily Nussbaum: "Like most parents of my generation, I watched plenty of television as a child, although my choices were comparatively narrow" ...

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FIRST PERSON | How Lars Von Trier's User-Generated Experiment 'Gesamt' Inspired an Obstructed Texas Filmmaker (NSFW Video)

FIRST PERSON | How Lars Von Trier's User-Generated Experiment 'Gesamt' Inspired an Obstructed Texas Filmmaker (NSFW Video) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Justin D. Hilliard: "I was in a pretty dry place creatively as an artist. I thought that “Gesamt” may be just what I needed."

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Where Academia Meets Industry: Lessons from the Futures of Entertainment 6

Where Academia Meets Industry: Lessons from the Futures of Entertainment 6 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Dan Levy: "Sparksheet was in Cambridge, Massachusetts this past weekend for the sixth-annual Futures of Entertainment event, where academics and industry types met to discuss the changing nature of storytelling in the digital era."

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Ken Burns on the Art of Storytelling: “It’s Lying Twenty-Four Times a Second”

Ken Burns on the Art of Storytelling: “It’s Lying Twenty-Four Times a Second” | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Colin Marshall: "With as much vehemence as Godard has aired his grievances about how the forces of story, plot, and narrative hopelessly and perversely distort artistic truth, Burns declares his acceptance and even admiration of that element of storytelling."

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Hobbit-Themed Air New Zealand Spot Is Most Preciousssss Safety Video Ever

Hobbit-Themed Air New Zealand Spot Is Most Preciousssss Safety Video Ever | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Lewis Wallace: "In the campy new video, titled An Unexpected Briefing, a pointy-eared flight crew explains all the boring stuff — how to buckle your seatbelt, when to turn off your electronic devices, etc. — on a plane loaded with characters from J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world."

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An update on the #Algren Project and a few things #Transmedia. #storytelling #business #innovation

An update on the #Algren Project and a few things #Transmedia. #storytelling #business #innovation | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Gunther Sonnenfeld:  "Things don't always go according to plan... And that's a good thing. A while back, my sister roped me into an independent project with Michael Caplan on the life and times of Nelson Algren."

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Tech and Storytelling Part 2: Transmedia Novels?

Tech and Storytelling Part 2: Transmedia Novels? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Erik Wecks:  "I would argue that despite the distribution of storytelling across a variety of media platforms, in most transmedia stories one type of media carries the backbone of the storytelling. In this post, I want to talk about the potential for novels — long form fiction, based in text — to serve as the backbone for a transmedia experience" ...

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From Creator To Leader: Lessons From Diablo Cody, First-Time Director

From Creator To Leader: Lessons From Diablo Cody, First-Time Director | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

David Zax: "The celebrity screenwriter is something of a rare creature--it’s the actors and directors who tend to hog the spotlight--but since penning 2007’s Juno, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Diablo Cody has been just that" ...

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Update on Mark Staufer’s The Numinous Place – The Evolution of Storytelling

Update on Mark Staufer’s The Numinous Place – The Evolution of Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Britta Reque-Dragicevic:  "‘The Numinous Place’ is the world’s first truly multidimensional work of fiction – technology and creativity merge harmoniously to create a uniquely experiential new medium" ...

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Multidimensional Theatre

Multidimensional Theatre | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In this video interview, Flatland director Ralph Upton and producer Adrianne Roberts take Transmedia NZ's Anna Jackson on a journey through the new multidimensional and interactive theatre work.
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Story Worldwide's Storytelling Matrix

Story Worldwide's Storytelling Matrix | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Omar Kattan: "This excellent video by Story Worldwide has been featured on Brand Stories for a while now. Not sure if you’ve seen it? If you haven’t, it’s definitely worth your time" ...

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