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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Transmedia Storytelling Around The World: Henry Jenkins

Transmedia Storytelling Around The World: Henry Jenkins | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

'Professor Henry Jenkins is well known for setting the topic “Transmedia Storytelling” some years ago. Now he answers our questions about “Why Transmedia?”'

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Q&A with TEDxTransmedia founder Nicoletta Iacobacci

Q&A with TEDxTransmedia founder Nicoletta Iacobacci | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There’s a lot of great transmedia talk and I’m interested in how we can turn that into positive action.” - Nicoletta Iacobacci

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When fan communities embrace the principle of storytelling 1/3

When fan communities embrace the principle of storytelling 1/3 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Aurore Gallarino: "The aim of this series of articles is to provide a complete overview of certain fan practices which can be considered as potential transmedia practices, in particular in terms of storytelling."

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ACG Unabridged: Christy Dena

ACG Unabridged: Christy Dena | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Phillips: "For this episode of ACG Unabridged, I bring you Christy Dena. She's a celebrated and widely-known academic, speaker and creator, now working on the original comedy/drama Authentic in All Caps"... 

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Story Hackers Talk 'Post-Apocalyptic Dating,' Multi-Platform Performance And Plot

Story Hackers Talk 'Post-Apocalyptic Dating,' Multi-Platform Performance And Plot | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Michael Humphrey: 'It may not be long before you hear a theater announcement, “The performance is about to begin. Please turn on all electronic devices.”'

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Constructing Your Own Storyworld that Unites and Integrates Others: Jeff Gomez [ #story12 ]

Constructing Your Own Storyworld that Unites and Integrates Others: Jeff Gomez [ #story12 ] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Kathy Hansen: 'When Jeff Gomez, arguably the best-known figure in transmedia storytelling, talks about creating storyworlds — he is, on one level, talking about “properties,”'...

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Transmedia Hollywood: the creativity of the US content industry in the transmedia era

Transmedia Hollywood: the creativity of the US content industry in the transmedia era | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Morgan Bouchet: "Over the course of nearly two hours, there was an animated discussion of a single theme: “Creative Economies: Commercial vs. State-Based Models”, or the views of the “rest of the world” on the challenges and economics of transmedia/crossmedia" ...

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Why The Hunger Games is not Harry Potter, & Why We Should Care

Why The Hunger Games is not Harry Potter, & Why We Should Care | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Siobhan O'Flynn: "Have you read The Hunger Games? the full series? been on the Facebook Capitol PN or District pages lately? Dipped into the Twitter feed #LookYourBest? If you have, you may have noticed something really odd"...


DRC: An excellent analysis by Siobhan O'Flynn.

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ACG Unabridged: Yomi Ayeni

ACG Unabridged: Yomi Ayeni | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Phillips: "This week's episode of ACG Unabridged brings you some goodness from Yomi Ayeni, to celebrate the forward progress of Clockwork Watch"...


DRC: Image is from Clockwork Watch.

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Trust in Transmedia

Trust in Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Trust is defined as the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Looking at those words, there are some routes we can look at"...

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'Alt-Minds' transmedia game unveiled by Orange - watch video

'Alt-Minds' transmedia game unveiled by Orange - watch video | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Alt-Minds, a transmedia game and work of interactive fiction, has been announced by Orange and Lexis Numérique. The episodic paranormal thriller promises to bridge the gap between gaming, social networking and traditional storytelling"...


DRC: For more information, visit the Live Orange Blog for an interview with Jean-François Rodriguez and Morgan Bouchet about Alt-Minds.

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Transmedia is a Lie? – The fuck am I doing here then?

Transmedia is a Lie? – The fuck am I doing here then? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Sebastian Müller: "I usually write my blog posts in german, but this time it just seemed unfair because I am referring to a discussion, that took place in the english speaking part of the internet"...


DRC: As with Simon Staffan's  Transmedia – does anyone care?, this follows on from Brian Clark's facebook post Transmedia is a Lie.

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Walking with Hipster Dinosaurs: How To Make A Transmedia Production

Walking with Hipster Dinosaurs: How To Make A Transmedia Production | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Caitlin Burns: "Films with original content on multiple platforms aren’t the exception anymore; they’re the rule. Jurassic Park Slope is a comedy and curriculum for transmedia production."

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Closed or open participation in transmedia?

Closed or open participation in transmedia? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Now, any participation must, naturally, make sense within the scope of the project and as a part of the story world. If this is a given, however, we come to the question of the nature of the participation."

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Alt-Minds: The Smartphone, Web TV, social network transmedia casual game!

Alt-Minds: The Smartphone, Web TV, social network transmedia casual game! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Alt-Minds is a soon to debut transmedia social game, combining the very best in social networks and browser experiences to create a world first web wide investigation game.


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Transmedia on the rise in television

Transmedia on the rise in television | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Marian Berelowitz: "Extending stories over various platforms isn’t a new concept, as we noted in our 2011 trend report Transmedia Rising. But transmedia is becoming more pervasive"...

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The Role of Theme in the Winning Hack at Storycode's Hackathon 2012

The Role of Theme in the Winning Hack at Storycode's Hackathon 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Randy Finch: "As my students will tell you, I am keenly interested in the role "theme" will play in the New World of cross platform storytelling."

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Has your company's storytelling gone "transmedia"?

Has your company's storytelling gone "transmedia"? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Schulle: "Transmedia isn’t really that ‘different’. We are still communicating a consistent message across all media channels; but now we’re utilizing digital media channels while asking audiences to play along."

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On Storytelling & The Challenges of Multi-Platform Media, Part 2 #transmedia #crossmedia #media

On Storytelling & The Challenges of Multi-Platform Media, Part 2 #transmedia #crossmedia #media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Gunther Sonnenfeld: "In short, storytelling these days requires us to connect dots and to "feed the dots", as it were. It's not always fun, it's never easy, but it's a creative responsibility we must take on, that is, if we want to keep building markets for our ideas, now and into the future."


DRC:  Click here for part one of this article.

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StoryCode's Hackathon Puts Transmedia Collaboration to the Test

StoryCode's Hackathon Puts Transmedia Collaboration to the Test | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Amanda Lin Costa: "It sounds like the start of a joke: A clown, an actress, a lighting designer, and a transmedia storyteller get locked in a room"...

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On Storytelling & The Challenges of Multi-Platform Media, Part 1 #transmedia #crossmedia #media

On Storytelling & The Challenges of Multi-Platform Media, Part 1 #transmedia #crossmedia #media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Gunther Sonnenfeld: "As a companion piece to a recent post we wrote over on the WWTID blog regarding curation , and as a follow-up to my last piece on proving out models within the creative industry , I wanted to expand on the concept of storytelling"...

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Our 7 Tenets of Future Storyworlds

Our 7 Tenets of Future Storyworlds | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"At the European Broadcast Union (EBU) TV Summit in Copenhagen last week, Transmedia Storyteller Ltd founder and CEO, Robert Pratten, presented our vision for future storyworlds"...

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Exclusive: Respawn Entertainment founders discuss their new title, and the narrowing gap between gaming and Hollywood

Exclusive: Respawn Entertainment founders discuss their new title, and the narrowing gap between gaming and Hollywood | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

John Gaudiosi: "They also explain why their new game (which sent the internet into a tizzy with a single blurry image), which EA will publish, is not being designed as a transmedia property. Games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 stood out as very cinematic" ...

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MediaShift . 'Carnivàle' Creator Bypasses Hollywood, Launches Transmedia Story 'Haunted'

MediaShift . 'Carnivàle' Creator Bypasses Hollywood, Launches Transmedia Story 'Haunted' | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Discovered on the Internet and known as a storyteller with a unique vision, writer and producer Daniel Knauf, best known as the creator of "Carnivàle" on HBO, has ditched Hollywood and struck out on his own to mine the field of transmedia."

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Enhancing the Narrative through Transmedia

Highlights from the transmedia panel for the first ever Hollywood 3.0 forum.


DRC:  You might also like to check out April Arrglington's excellent coverage of another transmedia focussed event: Transmedia Hollywood 3 Coverage (Part 1)


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