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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Four Keys to a Great Creative Team

Four Keys to a Great Creative Team | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Phillips looks at "what makes a great team work so well."  She thinks that "there are four fundamental components required for everything to mesh in just that perfect way":  Communication, Trust, Constructive Disagreement, & The X Factor

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Making Isn't Enough

Making Isn't Enough | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

You've probably heard a common refrain in the transmedia scene: "Just make something." It's the wisdom of centuries of artists before us -- you can talk forever, but you never become a creator if you don't actually apply all that theory. Writers write.

 

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Cut Lego Friends a Break

Cut Lego Friends a Break | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Today, Lego announced a new line aimed square at girls: Lego Friends. These sets include pretty, feminine figures that are more articulated than classic Lego minifigs, blocks in a palette of colors including pink and purple, and sets like bakeries and dog shows...

 

[Further discussion on gender preference in toys can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/rSzygb]

 

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Transmedia Manifest

Transmedia Manifest | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"There's a Transmedia Manifest going around on Twitter this morning. I won't be signing it."

 

[Andrea Phillips discsses the idea of "best practices" in transmedia.]

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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: a Conversation with Transmedia Creator Andrea Phillips

Future of Storytelling Expert Series: a Conversation with Transmedia Creator Andrea Phillips | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I’ve been calling myself a transmedia creator lately, but what I call myself depends on who’s asking and what day it is.
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This Stuff Is Awesome: Andrea Phillips at Transmedia Vancouver

This Stuff Is Awesome: Andrea Phillips at Transmedia Vancouver | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea talked us through a number of the projects she’s worked on, and 15 lessons she learned from them...

 

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Longevity of a Franchise

Longevity of a Franchise | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"I've been turning over a conundrum lately about stories that outlive their creators, and creators that outlive their stories, and the things that can happen as a result."

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Why I Hate "Value Co-Creation"

Why I Hate "Value Co-Creation" | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There are a few words and phrases in the lexicon for the business of storytelling that give me hives every time I see them. "Branding" is one of them. So is "innovation." But the one that makes me wince the most is "value co-creation."

 

[For a continuation of the discussion read Scott Walker's response @scoopit http://bit.ly/tNzacv]

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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Andrea Phillips

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Andrea Phillips | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

What I love about Andrea is that she’s an independant; she’s making it happen without a big agency behind her or millions of dollars in capital. She’s also a total sweetheart.

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Cautionary Tales in Transmedia Storytelling

Cautionary Tales in Transmedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
One of the greatest challenges in transmedia game development is crafting a believable story universe that persists across multiple media without tricking or endangering the game’s players.
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