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: Jan Libby

Transmedia Storytelling Around the World: Jan Libby | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Interview with Alternate Reality Creator and Interactive Experience Storyteller Jan Libby about Transmedia Storytelling and the question “Why Transmedia?”

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Transmedia Writer at Work: Joe T Velikovsky

Transmedia Writer at Work: Joe T Velikovsky | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Transmedia Writer Joe T Velikovsky is often writing a feature film script, a game, a novel, and a graphic novel all at once."

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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Carrie Cutforth-Young (Part 2)

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Carrie Cutforth-Young (Part 2) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Right now, transmedia is suffering from guru-fication. My best advice for creators just coming into the transmedia fold is have an understanding of what came before, be part of the current conversation, but don’t be afraid to forage ahead and start developing a body of work that speaks to one’s own particular vision of transmedia.

 

[Part 1 of this interview can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/vFGTze]

 

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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Carrie Cutforth-Young (Part 1)

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Carrie Cutforth-Young (Part 1) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Carrie appeared on my radar sometime earlier this year (on Twitter, of course). Then a few weeks after I started Transmedia Vancouver, she started Transmedia Toronto...

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Featured Entertainer: Jane Espenson

Featured Entertainer: Jane Espenson | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Screenwriter Jane Espenson talks about about her background in television, why she is drawn to the sci-fi genre and what she learned from scientists along the way.
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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Adam Nash

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Adam Nash | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"I first encountered Adam through Twitter (as with a lot of my transmedia contacts, frankly…). At some point I realized that not only is this a guy with some cool ideas, transmedia-wise, but a guy who loves Dungeons and Dragons and video game soundtracks as much as I do. And that’s just awesome."

 

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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Paul Burke

Creative [Transmedia]  Voice: Paul Burke | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This week on Creative Voice we have Paul Burke, a great chap from the UK that’s been in the transmedia space at least as long as I have, working on several projects including personal ones, and interested in figuring this all out as much as the rest of us!

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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: JC Hutchins

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: JC Hutchins | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

This week on Creative Voice, I got to talk to the awesome JC Hutchins. JC built his career as a freelance transmedia writer from the ground up, podcasting his first novel, 7TH SON, and opening it up to collaboration, and then moving on to working with Jordan Weisman on PERSONAL EFFECTS: DARK ARTS, and many other projects...

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Guillermo Del Toro Talks Vampires, Giant Monsters and the ‘Arrogance of Science’

Guillermo Del Toro Talks Vampires, Giant Monsters and the ‘Arrogance of Science’ | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The prolific director and storyteller is on a mission to change how we create and consume media, so he keeps his hands in many varied projects. The way Del Toro sees it, soon we will download a comic about a movie the minute we walk out of the theater, and play a videogame that expands the story that same day...
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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: Author Xavier Waterkeyn on Communicating Transmedia Value

Future of Storytelling Expert Series: Author Xavier Waterkeyn on Communicating Transmedia Value | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Xavier Waterkeyn is a literary agent and best-selling author. In just five years, his books have sold over 1.5 million copies. He has worked, in no particular order, as a director, interviewer, adult educator, tour guide, actor, manager of a psychic centre, graphic designer, photographer, marketer, bookseller and editor. Despite his many careers, Xavier likes to think of himself simply as a storyteller. And perhaps a bit of a know-it-all.
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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Laura Fleming

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Laura Fleming | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"[...] Laura Fleming is the kind of teacher I would have loved in school. She truly understands how education can be improved — and implements it in her own classroom every day, using transmedia storytelling methodology to weave curricula together across subjects and engage her students in ways mere textbooks simply don’t."

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Transmedia Q+A: Aina Abiodun

Transmedia Q+A: Aina Abiodun | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

An interview with TransmediaNYC's Aina Abiodun.

 

[Also contains a link to JWT's "Transmedia Rising" report that's worth a read.]

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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: CloudKid’s Founder on Interactive Storytelling for Children

Future of Storytelling Expert Series: CloudKid’s Founder on Interactive Storytelling for Children | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Dave Schlafman is a two-time Emmy-nominated producer, as well as an award-winning animation director, and children’s book illustrator. [...] Dave founded CloudKid, a transmedia studio dedicated to creating character-driven interactive content for families. CloudKid developed and produces PBS Kids’ first web-only series, Fizzy’s Lunch Lab.

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Interview with Narrative Designer Stephen Dinehart

Interview with Narrative Designer Stephen Dinehart | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Known as the critically-acclaimed narrative designer of Company of Heroes, founder of The Narrative Design Explorer, and Chief Creative Wizard and Director of NarrWare, Stephen Dinehart is a man who loves stories and is passionate about seeing them told in video games.
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Playback Talks Transmedia with Anita Ondine

Playback Talks Transmedia with Anita Ondine | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I really don’t want to limit people’s imaginations in terms of how far we can go with transmedia. If you think of transmedia as a way of telling stories, you can use it to tell any kind of stories.
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Seeing It From the Audience’s Perspective: An Interview about Transmedia with Lucas J.W. Johnson

Seeing It From the Audience’s Perspective: An Interview about Transmedia with Lucas J.W. Johnson | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lucas is exceptionally sharp and ambitious – and he has clearly spent considerable time researching the transmedia landscape. I figured it was in my best interest to sponge off his knowledge...
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Transmedia Storytelling around the world: Amit Breuer

Transmedia Storytelling around the world: Amit Breuer | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Interview with filmmaker Amit Breuer about Transmedia Storytelling and the “Why Transmedia?” - Amit Breuer is an Israelian born documentary filmmaker and producer.

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TV Fact-Checker: Dropping Science on The Big Bang Theory

TV Fact-Checker: Dropping Science on The Big Bang Theory | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In the world of TV fact-checkers, David Saltzberg is probably the most well-known. And with good reason — he’s a rock star.
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Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Chuck Wendig

Creative [Transmedia] Voice: Chuck Wendig | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

I can’t remember when or why I started following the blogging and tweeting of Chuck Wendig, but I have not regretted it once. [...] He’s also the writing partner of Lance Weiler and has worked on some awesome transmedia projects...

 

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Exclusive [Transmedia] Interview: RCVR Producer Tavin Marin Titus talks about Season 1 of the hit sci-fi web series

Exclusive [Transmedia] Interview: RCVR Producer Tavin Marin Titus talks about Season 1 of the hit sci-fi web series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When the first episode of the transmedia series RCVR made its debut in September (you can find the episodes – HERE), it took the internet by storm – amassing a million views in a little less than a week, with the other five installments clocking in with similar impressive numbers.
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YSA Indie ARGs: An Interview with Jan Libby

YSA Indie ARGs: An Interview with Jan Libby | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Jan Libby is a respected indie alternate reality game designer, whose day job is a freelancer working with brands to create interactive experiences.

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Transmedia views: An interview with Nuno Bernardo

Transmedia views: An interview with Nuno Bernardo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nuno Bernardo is an award-winning transmedia writer/producer and creator of the world’s first international interactive on-line teen series, Sofia’s Diary. He is also the CEO of transmedia production company beActive and author of The Producer’s Guide to Transmedia.

 

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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: Transmedia Best Practices from Filmmaker Sean Hood

Future of Storytelling Expert Series: Transmedia Best Practices from Filmmaker Sean Hood | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Sean is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and instructor at The USC School of Cinematic Arts. He best known for horror films but more recently for action films. Sean has written screenplays for The Haunting in New York (Horror), Conan The Barbarian 3D (Fantasy), Rambo: Last Stand (Action) Blackwell (Thriller), and Subterranean (Sci-Fi).
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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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Creative Voice: David Varela [Interview]

Creative Voice: David Varela [Interview] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There are new genres, new media, new business models and stacks of new talent coming into the transmedia world. It’s not about to get boring anytime soon.

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