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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Flying Lotus: Success in New Media

Flying Lotus: Success in New Media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

While the definition of transmedia may be debated eternally, it is safe to say that establishing a two-way street with consumers is crucial to a transmedia campaign.

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Danger Mouse's Rome album inspires new film

Danger Mouse's Rome album inspires new film | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Music video director Chris Milk is to make a film inspired by the Jack White-assisted album, and based on a science-fiction novel by Alden Bell.
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Kiss Rocking With Archie for New Comic Book Series

Kiss Rocking With Archie for New Comic Book Series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Kiss and Archie comics -- together at last?
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Transmedia vs Repurposing [Great Article for all transmedia storytellers]

Transmedia vs Repurposing [Great Article for all transmedia storytellers] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

When considering a transmedia extension for musicians, it is important to understand the difference between extension and repurposing.

 

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David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ Transformed Into Picture Book for Kids

David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ Transformed Into Picture Book for Kids | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The 1969 space-rock song probably shouldn't have been made into a children's book: The haunting track about an astronaut who loses contact with Earth to float around the universe would probably give most kids nightmares.
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The Power of Fictional and Fictionalized Musicians | TransChordian

The Power of Fictional and Fictionalized Musicians | TransChordian | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Music is one of the most difficult art forms to attempt transmedia storytelling with. Without a literal narrative or story world, musicians must work harder to convey their messages in other ways. However, a history of fictional bands and fictionalized versions of real bands have easily found their way into other media.

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Beyond music: Pop stars in the transmedia age

Beyond music: Pop stars in the transmedia age | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Many of today's top pop stars are transmedia operators to some degree, selling their music as part of their story, not as discrete art works, says Tom Ewing...
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Dia Morgan Chaimovitz's curator insight, October 12, 2014 10:23 PM

This article is interesting. It's true that music artists are doing whatever they can to be the biggest celebrity that they are selling off the real reason they started in the industry, the music.

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Interview: Harmonix's Chan Talks Gimmicks, Future Of Indies

Interview: Harmonix's Chan Talks Gimmicks, Future Of Indies | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
So, if, indeed, the future is casual, trans-media, and highly monetized, then popular music, as an expressive medium and a media format, seems about as flexible and future-forward as any genre or fantasy I can think of.
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Björk: Biophilia – review

Björk: Biophilia – review | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Heralded as the future of music, Björk's album/app is a whirl of innovation – and the music's beautiful, writes Alexis Petridis...
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Theatrhythm Makes a Game of Gorgeous Final Fantasy Tunes

Theatrhythm Makes a Game of Gorgeous Final Fantasy Tunes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As soon as Tokyo Game Show opened, I made a beeline for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. The promise of a rhythmic music action game based on the great music of the Final Fantasy role-playing game series proved much too much to resist.
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Mourning September With David Hine – And The Darkness!

Mourning September With David Hine – And The Darkness! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It will be a web series on MTV, along with animation and reality show-style video and will include a live music broadcast at some point.

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Explosive storytelling

Explosive storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

IN A new spin to converging arts, Taiwanese rock band Mayday has created a rocking sensation with its very first 3D film that combines the band’s explosive music with a little bit of storytelling.

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Artists Experiment With Interactive Music Videos

Artists Experiment With Interactive Music Videos | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
It’s all part of the growing exploration of “transmedia,” a catch-all term for tech-driven storytelling that isn’t confined to traditional formats, such as TV and movies.
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