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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Interactive Media: the first 40 years

Interactive Media: the first 40 years | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"The Portapak, a helically scanned 1/2inch video camera with built in sound and a separate tape deck, had been on the market for nearly a decade when John [Gaventa] decided that he could use it with the strikers and their families to hold a virtual meeting"...

 

 

[This post seves as an introduction to a session that Brian Winston will be holding at the 2012 i-docs Symposium (UK) but it also makes an interesting stand-alone read.]

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How Canada's NFB Became The World's Hippest Digital Content Hub

How Canada's NFB Became The World's Hippest Digital Content Hub | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Quick: first thing that pops into your head when you hear “Canadian film." No, Uncle Buck doesn’t count.

 

[A great article on how The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is using its interactive documentary projects and online screening room to push the boundaries of narrative storytelling.]


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TV looks to new era of interactive game shows to lure the Facebook generation

TV looks to new era of interactive game shows to lure the Facebook generation | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Million Pound Drop and The Bank Job are proving a bit hit with internet audiences, but it is the data collected from online players which is making advertisers take notice...
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Freedom and Engagement in Interactive Narratives

Freedom and Engagement in Interactive Narratives | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

A look at the various narrative structures of interactive documentaries.

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Christopher's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:12 PM

Right! Game developers can help us think different about clusters in the funnel or retargeting drifters back to the funnel.

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Coke - Transmedia Case Study

Coke - Transmedia Case Study | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A Case Study highlighting the successful brand of The Coca Cola Company, its registered trademark Coke, and how this brand tells it's story interactively by engaging the consumer through emotional connections to the brand.
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Significant differences between the two models. New roles on the interactive documentary (II)

Significant differences between the two models. New roles on the interactive documentary (II) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

We intend to emphasize in this second post of the series called “New roles on the interactive documentary” some possible changes or “new ways of doing” in relation to this kind of narrative...

 

[Part one can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/z3mFfX]

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Disney’s “It’s a Small World” Interactive iOS App [Review}

Disney’s “It’s a Small World” Interactive iOS App [Review} | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"I will first answer the question that every single person familiar to that ride is currently asking, yes it does include the song"...

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A Game-Changer for Television? Sesame Street Will Be First Interactive Show

A Game-Changer for Television? Sesame Street Will Be First Interactive Show | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Kinect technology that was on display at Microsoft’s opening presentation on Monday night, introducing the first truly interactive television show, can be a game-changer for the content industry...
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iDocs & social change 10 26 2011 digifest edit

iDocs & social change why are interactive documentaries so good in the digital space???
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Prison Dancer: The Interactive Web Musical - Teaser Trailer

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Differences between linear and interactive documentaries. Featuring the interactive documentary (I)

Differences between linear and interactive documentaries. Featuring the interactive documentary (I) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"To establish a correct characterization proposal, it is necessary to analyze the factors that make the interactive documentary to be a new “species” – obviously related to the traditional documentary form and interactive media -, but with its own identity and autonomy to establish itself as an independent genre."

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Wendy's Giant List: 10 Things that Make a Good Interactive App for Pre-schoolers

Wendy's Giant List: 10 Things that Make a Good Interactive App for Pre-schoolers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Social media has redefined “participatory” in all kinds of ways. It’s time for people to get used to the idea that kids think media is for interacting and not watching.
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Interactive Television (iTV): Talking Back to TV

Interactive Television (iTV): Talking Back to TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The fundamental promise of iTV (its added value) is engagement. But no one really knows how fans will want to engage with content...

 

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Canadian production company harnesses social media, international team to create unprecedented interactive documentary experience

Canadian production company harnesses social media, international team to create unprecedented interactive documentary experience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Multiplatform transmedia content and targeted online marketing pulls thousands of fans into Battle Castle universe before tv documentary series broadcasts.

 

[Wow! Transmedia as a way of expanding viewership beyond the traditional audience for documentary works.  Yeah!]

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Sundance Film Hunger In L.A. Immerses Viewers In An Interactive Journalism Experience

Sundance Film Hunger In L.A. Immerses Viewers In An Interactive Journalism Experience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
One of the most talked-about--and harrowing--Sundance films wasn’t a film in the traditional sense. Hunger In L.A., which screened at the New Frontier Pavilion, is an interactive experience that puts participants in the middle of a shocking food line incident.
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4 Inspiring Examples of Digital Storytelling

4 Inspiring Examples of Digital Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Today's artists are creating interactive, multimedia experiences where the audience can actively reshape the stories themselves.

 

[An introduction to: Bear 71; Pandemic; Welcome to Pine Point; and Rome.]

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Bear 71

Bear 71 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Just launched at Sundance, Bear 71 is a brilliant interactive documentary created by Jeremy Mendes and Leanne Allison with the NFB Digital Studio. It’s a haunting story told from the point-of-view of a female grizzly bear – Bear 71 – about humans and animals in the Banff National Park, and how animals are being devastated in that relationship."

 

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Disney - Transmedia Case Study

Disney - Transmedia Case Study | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A Case Study looking at the strategies of the Brand 'Disney', and how well they are currently incorporating Transmedia, Multiplatform and Interactive experiences into their brand.
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This interactive documentary blurs the line between wild and wired worlds

This interactive documentary blurs the line between wild and wired worlds | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It's usually a good thing when technology and creativity intersect, and that's why it's so easy to love projects like Bear 71, which surpasses everything I previously believed was ...
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At Moonbot's Louisiana Studio, A Pixar Vet Dreams Up Magical, Interactive Stories

At Moonbot's Louisiana Studio, A Pixar Vet Dreams Up Magical, Interactive Stories | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
With Moonbot Studios, a children’s animation star remakes the cinematic experience. And that’s just his first trick.
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Katerina Cizek: Case Study: HIGHRISE: Out My Window

Emmy-award-winning HIGHRISE: Out My Window explores the state of our rapidly urbanising planet within a 360˚ interactive environment.
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On the loss of control over the narrative. New roles on the interactive documentary (I)

On the loss of control over the narrative. New roles on the interactive documentary (I) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The intrinsic nature of the conventional documentary has experienced major changes since the advent of this new type of documentary, as a result of today’s new technological landscape.

 

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Basic characteristics of the interactive documentary. Featuring the interactive documentary (II)

Basic characteristics of the interactive documentary. Featuring the interactive documentary (II) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

 In this new scenario, we replace the figure of the director (which is most associated with the audiovisual and film genre) with that of the author (because the concept of authorship is one of the major issues in the problems to be resolved) ...

 

[Part I can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/sa2zmS]

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New Directions for Documentary: Interactive and Cross-Platform Productions - Julia Scott-Stevenson

Interactive media have long offered creative avenues for makers of non-fiction narrative, but few offerings have so far struck a chord with viewers. Julia Scott-Stevenson discusses an emerging field with key producers and commissioners.
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Redefining Interactive Narratives & Multimedia Storytelling

Redefining Interactive Narratives & Multimedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
An excellent story is often compelling because of its layers. Each layer reveals a new concept or an arc that compels the reader or viewer to continue their narrative journey...
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