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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Why Aren’t There More Tablet-Friendly Transmedia Projects?

Why Aren’t There More Tablet-Friendly Transmedia Projects? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Sam Bailey:  "As we've been looking at what's out there, we've been surprised by how few of these projects work in a tablet browser."

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Anne-Claire Goyet's curator insight, November 22, 2013 4:10 AM

Indeed... Des réflexions intéressantes que je ne partage qu'en partie s'agissant de la France. Peut-être une question de taille de marché aussi, non ?

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How Safe Is Drone Filmmaking?

How Safe Is Drone Filmmaking? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Bryce J. Renninger:  "Local New York news recently featured the story of an unmanned aerial vehicle (a UAV or drone) with a camera attached to it that crashed to the ground near Grand Central Station, in the middle of a busy part of midtown" ...

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Randy Finch's Film: It’s the Devices, Stupid!

Randy Finch's Film: It’s the Devices, Stupid! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Randy Finch:  "In the shift from the old paradigm (e.g., movie tickets, TV ads, selling physical copies, etc.) to a new paradigm (e.g., selling the devices that play digital content and the ad space and subscriptions that pay for access online), non-studio motion picture content creators have lost ground."

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How Digital Filmmakers Produced a Gorgeous Sci-Fi Movie on a Kickstarter Budget

How Digital Filmmakers Produced a Gorgeous Sci-Fi Movie on a Kickstarter Budget | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tim Maly:  "When Derek Van Gorder and Otto Stockmeier decided to make a science fiction short about a mutiny on an interplanetary warship, they didn't have the funds for CGI."

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"Kit bashing is when you go to a model store and buy up boxed models kits like cars and naval vessels to repurpose the parts for your completely unrelated miniature."  Intrigued?  Then you should definitely read the rest of this article :)

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Technology and Transmedia

Michael Annetta: "The slide deck from my StoryWorld 2012 presentation."

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4 Rules For Creating Interactive Content For A Multi-Platform, Multi-Device World

4 Rules For Creating Interactive Content For A Multi-Platform, Multi-Device World | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Miller Medeiros and David Vale: "The interactive world is constantly changing, and the number of different devices that connect it all is growing every year. The problem that arises is that there are no rules for the game."

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3-D Printing Goes Hollywood With Stop-Motion Animated Feature ParaNorman

3-D Printing Goes Hollywood With Stop-Motion Animated Feature ParaNorman | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Caitlin Roper: "With tens of thousands of printed parts, millions of hours of work, and billions of pixels invested, the project represents unparalleled innovation in handmade storytelling—and a new future for a 100-year-old art form" ...

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 24, 2012 9:07 AM
hahaha
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Transmedia Companies Want 'Story-Driven' Tech People

Transmedia Companies Want 'Story-Driven' Tech People | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Elisabeth Greenbaum Kasson: "The entertainment business is engaged in nothing less than the reinvention of narrative, and the leading edge is something called transmedia."

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Transmedia. It's not a brand. It's not a campaign. It's not fucking advertising!

Transmedia. It's not a brand. It's not a campaign. It's not fucking advertising! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mike Jones: "A collaborator I am currently involved with in developing a large multi-platform project sent me a link to [uWall.TV] and posed the question of how we might use such an interface in the context of the multi-platform storyworld experience we’re currently developing" ...

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Your Tweets Are Why The Next Walter Cronkite Will Be A Robot

Your Tweets Are Why The Next Walter Cronkite Will Be A Robot | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

David Holmes: "A computer that can write like a human is a neat trick. But Moxie Awards finalist Narrative Science is taking the role of the robot journalist to the next level"...

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Story Hack: Beta – entertaining and engaging, the transmedia way

Story Hack: Beta – entertaining and engaging, the transmedia way | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Amanda Lin Costa: 'It’s not often, if ever, that one attends an event at the New York Lincoln Center and the host announces: “Please turn your cellphones on!”'

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Movie Industry Must Bring The Theater "Home"

Movie Industry Must Bring The Theater "Home" | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"The downward trend in movie attendance and DVD purchases are really the result of one, simple catch-all word: “technology.” Technological advances in home theater, especially since 2005 have shrunk the difference between watching movies in the home and watching in the theater."

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Modern Storytelling: Enhanced or Spawned by Technology?

Modern Storytelling: Enhanced or Spawned by Technology? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Len Kendall: "This panel-style blog post was spawned by my recent interest in the game Zombies, Run! As someone who is passionate about the Zombie genre, but not at all passionate about exercise, I was excited to find a fusion of mobile technology, storytelling, and real-world activity that would help gamify my healthy habits."


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How video games are transforming the film industry

How video games are transforming the film industry | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Steve Boxer:  "They once wanted to emulate films. But now it is the movie industry that is adopting the technology of video games" ...

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, November 19, 2013 7:49 AM

Video game technology and video games are acknowledged by Bafta now, and are rightly getting credit for what they are, which is extraordinary pieces of art.

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Critical Thinking at BHCC's curator insight, October 30, 2014 11:33 AM

This is interesting.


-Nuari

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Distributed Databases: Tech Disruption That is Going to Give Media Producers a New Edge #transmedia

Distributed Databases: Tech Disruption That is Going to Give Media Producers a New Edge #transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Michael Magee:  "Transmedia is about creative storytelling and characters, it is also very linked to the technology that is used to produce and distribute it. "

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Good Characters And Cool Stuff—James Cameron On The Evolution Of Storytelling

Good Characters And Cool Stuff—James Cameron On The Evolution Of Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Anne Cassidy:  "James Cameron talks about the essence of storytelling, the role of tech in his films and his creative relationship with his audience and critics."

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From the master of "cool stuff"!

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Claudio Gentile's curator insight, June 4, 2013 4:35 AM

L'evoluzione dello #storytelling secondo James Cameron

Luca Brigada's comment, June 4, 2013 4:48 AM
Fantastica lui è un grande! :)
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Exploring 48 Frames Per Second

Exploring 48 Frames Per Second | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hugh Hart:  "With The Hobbit trilogy Peter Jackson will introduce audiences to a 3-D film shot at 48 FPS. Depending on the response, it could open a whole new dimension for directors" ...

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Life of Pi could be the 3D phenomenon the Oscars have been waiting for

Life of Pi could be the 3D phenomenon the Oscars have been waiting for | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Tom Shone: The critics may not know it yet, but Ang Lee's latest film has everything the Academy could want in a best picture winner...
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The Technical Triumph And Torment Of Paranorman’s 3-D-Printing-Driven Animation Process

The Technical Triumph And Torment Of Paranorman’s 3-D-Printing-Driven Animation Process | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Susan Karlin: "Long before ParaNorman’s protagonist could start battling zombies, Laika’s Brian McLean and his 40-member team had to tame a new stop-motion technology process. McLean talks about the bloody road to the film’s bleeding-edge character design."

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The Dark Knight Rises, and takes Imax with him

The Dark Knight Rises, and takes Imax with him | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

David Cox: "Christopher Nolan is singlehandedly transforming the prospects of the biggest picture show of all" ...

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4-D movies: Next big thing for U.S. theaters?

4-D movies: Next big thing for U.S. theaters? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Richard Verrier: "As the giant spaceship crashes into the mysterious planet, the seats inside the movie theater heave back and forth and rumble like an earthquake" ...

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The Next Generation of [Transmedia] Storytelling: RIDES.TV

The Next Generation of [Transmedia] Storytelling: RIDES.TV | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Peter Murner: "Many in the media industry see the increasingly divided attention of viewers as a challenge, but in reality it offers a unique opportunity to engage viewers in more meaningful and relevant ways "...

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E3 2012: How The Cloud Is Changing The Games Business

E3 2012: How The Cloud Is Changing The Games Business | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

John Gaudiosi: "Gaming in the cloud, which allows game content to be stored on a secure server and players to game from multiple devices seamlessly via broadband connectivity, is allowing PC devices to thrive" ...

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RIDES Tutorial - Transmedia Storytelling Platform on RIDES.TV

A walkthrough of the interface for RIDES, the new transmedia storytelling platform from Fourth Wall Studios.

 

RIDES is a new interactive transmedia viewing platform that adds a whole new level to viewing high quality content on your computer or your mobile device or both!


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Vivalist's comment, May 7, 2012 4:55 AM
http://youtu.be/iWE9U7NSaFg for an example of series using the features
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Berg Explores The Future Of Touchable Movies (Video)

Berg Explores The Future Of Touchable Movies (Video) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tim Arnall: "There is something beautiful about the analogue, optical qualities of lenses, cameras, and moving images that don’t exist in 3-D, and this is not about simply rotating objects, it is about getting our hands 'dirty’ in the medium of cinema."

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