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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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Facebook Stories: A Facebook Site With Collected Stories and Infographics

Facebook Stories: A Facebook Site With Collected Stories and Infographics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Joanna Stern: "Facebook A lot of people — close to 950 million, in fact — are sharing their lives on Facebook. As it turns out, Facebook thinks many of them have some interesting stories."

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Learn Do Share [A great transmedia resource]

Learn Do Share  [A great transmedia resource] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

About: "LEARN DO SHARE is the first book of a series that captures the practice of participatory storytelling experiments designed to trigger social innovation [7 megs Download]" ...


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‘Prometheus’ Screenwriter Damon Lindelof Tweets All

‘Prometheus’ Screenwriter Damon Lindelof Tweets All | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Rachel Dodes: '“Prometheus” screenwriter Damon Lindelof (creator of the hit show “Lost”) on the movie's social media campaign--and some of the secrets of the screenplay.'

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How to engage 200M users: The secrets of MMO storytelling success (exclusive)

How to engage 200M users: The secrets of MMO storytelling success (exclusive) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Dan Crawley: "With thousands of players online simultaneously, each sinking untold hours into a title, massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) face some unique hurdles when it comes to narrative structure."

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Videogame Storytelling and Power: Why We Love Plot Twists

Videogame Storytelling and Power: Why We Love Plot Twists | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Jake Shapiro: "In the past decade as videogame storytelling has become slightly more adequate, plot twists have been an important tool for making the player reevaluate their role in the story."

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Why Do Supervillains Fascinate Us? A Psychological Perspective

Why Do Supervillains Fascinate Us? A Psychological Perspective | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Travis Langley: "Why are we fascinated by supervillains? Posing the question is much like asking why evil itself intrigues us, but there’s much more to our continued interest in supervillains than meets the eye."

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Punchdrunk’s Felix Barrett Drops You In His Theater With No Directions Home

Punchdrunk’s Felix Barrett Drops You In His Theater With No Directions Home | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Teressa Iezzi: "Through Punchdrunk, Barrett has sought to create experiences that challenge audiences to physically interact with a narrative, and that push the idea of entertainment into a more primal place, where a show becomes a thing that happens to you because of decisions you make, not just something you watch passively."

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On Creating in a Transmedia Universe

On Creating in a Transmedia Universe | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Jan Bozarth's Fairy Godmother Academy began as a book series, but has expanded into multiple formats. Here she explains her philosophy of creation/re-creation.
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The Revolution Won't Be Televised; It Will Be Instagrammed

The Revolution Won't Be Televised; It Will Be Instagrammed | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Steve Rubel: "Visual storytelling is in renaissance -- but with a twist. Photography, rather than video, is fast becoming the lingua franca of a more global, mobile and social society" ...

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The Dark Knight Rises, and takes Imax with him

The Dark Knight Rises, and takes Imax with him | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

David Cox: "Christopher Nolan is singlehandedly transforming the prospects of the biggest picture show of all" ...

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Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories

Short lecture by Kurt Vonnegut on the 'simple shapes of stories.'...
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Pamela D Lloyd's comment, July 23, 2012 6:00 AM
I first saw this in a workshop for writing instructors. I thought it was great then, and I think it's great now. Thanks for sharing this. :)
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Secret cinema: it's studio v audience

Secret cinema: it's studio v audience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Catherine Shoard: "Moviegoers today want more than a seat and a bucket of popcorn. They want an interactive experience – and Secret Cinema gives them just that" ...

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As Hollywood Shifts, Are Paradigms Colliding?

As Hollywood Shifts, Are Paradigms Colliding? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Zachary Wigon: "Hollywood’s appetite for adaptations, remakes and sequels is growing. But the absence of mid-budget films from lists of the world’s highest-grossing films, which has become increasingly conspicuous in recent years, indicates that Hollywood’s model is changing."

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National Geographic’s Aaron Huey on Digital Collaboration and Community Storytelling

National Geographic’s Aaron Huey on Digital Collaboration and Community Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mona Zhang: "The latest cover of National Geographic features the story of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota" ...


DRC: This article looks at the storytelling platform Cowbird and how it's being utilized by the Lakota to tell their own stories.

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6 Tips For Writing A (Money-Making) Script From A Billion Dollar Screenwriting Duo

6 Tips For Writing A (Money-Making) Script From A Billion Dollar Screenwriting Duo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Joe Berkowitz: "Every day dozens of novice screenwriters are born, ideals fully intact. They carry visions of the ultimate cinematic experience, along with their laptops, into Starbucks to pour ideas onto the page. Almost all of them are doomed to fail."

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Why Remakes Are One of Our Greatest Achievements as a Civilization

Why Remakes Are One of Our Greatest Achievements as a Civilization | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Annalee Newitz: "Whenever a reboot or remake of a movie comes out, people complain that it's "not original." When creators turn a book or comic into a TV show, critics sneer at Hollywood for having "no new ideas." But they're wrong."

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Why writing an app is different to writing a children's picture book

Why writing an app is different to writing a children's picture book | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Stuart Dredge: "Moira Butterfield and Nosy Crow keen to see authors and publishers collaborating more on book-apps."

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Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two behind-the-scenes trailer talks story telling

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two behind-the-scenes trailer talks story telling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Matt Swider: "Entitled “The Power Of Storytelling,” this new Epic Mickey 2 video takes a look at the crafting of the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii game’s story."

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Transforming Storytelling

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"What is transmedia and how is it transforming storytelling? We asked two of the international mentors at the recent Doc Lab 2012, Claire Evans (Australia) and Ele Jansen (Germany)."

 

Pictured: Claire Evans

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Write 'Choose Your Own Adventure’ Books Through This Clever HTML5 App

Write 'Choose Your Own Adventure’ Books Through This Clever HTML5 App | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mark Wilson: "The branching narratives of interactive books are logistical nightmares. That is, until one company released this free writing tool" ...

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The Declining Story of Celebrity in Book Marketing

The Declining Story of Celebrity in Book Marketing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nina Lassam: "Instead of relying on the off-screen personalities and public appearance of the writer, director and major actors to sell the film, The Hunger Games marketing campaign has pivoted around the story itself" ...

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3-D Printing Goes Hollywood With Stop-Motion Animated Feature ParaNorman

3-D Printing Goes Hollywood With Stop-Motion Animated Feature ParaNorman | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Caitlin Roper: "With tens of thousands of printed parts, millions of hours of work, and billions of pixels invested, the project represents unparalleled innovation in handmade storytelling—and a new future for a 100-year-old art form" ...

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 24, 2012 9:07 AM
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QR Codes as Storytelling Tools

QR Codes as Storytelling Tools | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Jason Boog: "Can QR codes actually help you tell a story? On the Morning Media Menu today, one filmmaker outlined his efforts to promote a mind-bending movie" ...

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 21, 2012 7:19 AM
interesting
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Geeking Out About Storytelling with Joss Whedon

Geeking Out About Storytelling with Joss Whedon | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Charlie Jane Anders: "Joss Whedon is in the unique position of being both a cult icon and a huge mainstream creator, thanks to projects like Firefly and The Avengers. But both halves of his success spring from his ability to create addictive stories, that leave you desperate to know what happens next."

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