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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Stitching Time: Creating an Interactive Steampunk Narrative [#Transmedia]

Stitching Time: Creating an Interactive Steampunk Narrative [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Yomi Ayeni:  "I’m often asked what the interactive theatrical experience Clockwork Watch is, and the answer changes with each stage of the production. The underlying objective, though, is to create a fictional Victorian universe and tell a story where the narrative is delivered through live events, graphic novels, role-play, online news sites, and a feature film, all co-authored by the audience, through their interactions with our make-believe world over the next five years" ...

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Transmedia Storytelling Cookbook: from Digital to a Multiplatform Approach

Transmedia Storytelling Cookbook: from Digital to a Multiplatform Approach | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Sara Bozanic:  "Marketers and designers are finally moving into a new era – the era of transmedia. The previous era, which was characterized by a huge platform obsession approach, is over. But what does it all mean?"

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Defiance Hands-on Preview -- A Transmedia Obsession in the Making?

Defiance Hands-on Preview -- A Transmedia Obsession in the Making? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Adam Rosenberg: "Defiance is aiming to be your next, great RPG timesuck. The console- and PC-bound release serves up an entirely new sci-fi universe--complete with tie-in Syfy series--in the context of a third-person action/RPG that mixes reflex-based shooting with number-crunching stat-boosting and color-coded loot drops. There's a little Diablo, a little Borderlands, and a little Guild Wars 2, all wrapped inside of an MMO-style framework that offers plenty of original flavor" ...


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Transmedia World-Building

Transmedia World-Building | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Erik Wecks: "A few years ago, the word “transmedia” became a hot topic among entertainment circles. We are already seeing the results with much more on the way in the next couple of years."

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Hub Stories: Transmedia Storytelling as Creative Problem-Solving

Hub Stories: Transmedia Storytelling as Creative Problem-Solving | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hub Bay Area Host :  '“We’re really interested in the intersection between technology, culture and education,” says Aaron, “and I can’t think of a better way to do that than [through] the power of story.”'

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Transmedia Project L@-KOLOK.com: how to learn about global issues in a funny and interactive way

Transmedia Project L@-KOLOK.com: how to learn about global issues in a funny and interactive way | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Urszula Gleisner: 'Today I present you another French Transmedia project: L@-KOLOK.com that will start in November 2012. [...] Interview with Alexandre Pierrin, co-founder of "Le Vent Tourne"'

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ALT-Minds - new French Transmedia project

ALT-Minds - new French Transmedia project | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Urszula Gleisner:  '[...] Alt-Minds is a paranormal thriller that combines the world of web fiction with investigative gameplay.

Wanting to know more about this long-awaited project I interviewed Morgan Bouchet, VP Transmedia & Social Media at Orange "Transmedialab"'  Translated by Rebecca Levin

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Dirty Hands in Transmedia & Print

Dirty Hands in Transmedia & Print | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Emily Craven: "I have been advocating for over twelve months that the print book is a fantastic place to explore a multimedia experience, yet only a daring few are moving into the print/transmedia realm. In fact, as far as I’m aware, only one print book has taken that step into interactivity using my favourite free technology, the QR code, and that book is Awake by Joel N. Clark" ...

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Pottermore: the latest verdict on JK Rowling's web wonderland

Pottermore: the latest verdict on JK Rowling's web wonderland | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Our Pottermore correspondent, Shoshana Kessler, reports on the latest additions to JK Rowling's magical online world, from Cornish pixies to crashing browsers...
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Transmedia Project Recreates Cuban Missile Crisis for 50th Anniversary

Transmedia Project Recreates Cuban Missile Crisis for 50th Anniversary | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The Armageddon Letters, a transmedia project developed for the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis, has been launched to deliver behind-the-scenes accounts of the October 1962 confrontation that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
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CFC - ideaBOOST: The Ghost Town Project [#transmedia]

CFC - ideaBOOST: The Ghost Town Project [#transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Canada is home to many groundbreaking transmedia initiatives and projects.  The Ghost Town Project, on ideaBOOST, being one of them and well worth supporting.


Described as "a Kickstarter for business development,"  ideaBOOST. is an innovative business and creative development lab for digital entertainment.  To learn more, click here for an excellent Marketwire post by Aaron Broverman.

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Five transmedia projects – autumn 2012

Five transmedia projects – autumn 2012 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Here are five [transmedia] projects that in one way or another have caught my eye during the past weeks" ...

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Rick Heinrichs Talks FOURTH WALL STUDIOS and The Gamblers

Rick Heinrichs Talks FOURTH WALL STUDIOS and The Gamblers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Christina Radish:  "Rick Heinrichs Talks About Interactive Transmedia, Collaborating with Creative Directors Like Tim Burton, His Directorial Debut for THE GAMBLERS Pilot & More" ...

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'Alt-Minds' preview: Immerse yourself in 'total fiction' [#Transmedia]

'Alt-Minds' preview: Immerse yourself in 'total fiction' [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Digital Spy: "Alt-Minds, from Orange and Lexis Numérique, has been described as "transmedia" and "total fiction" - a game which blends reality and fiction together. Running for eight weeks, the story plays out in real-time as players are tasked with investigating the disappearance of five students."

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'Hawken': From indie computer game to transmedia powerhouse

'Hawken': From indie computer game to transmedia powerhouse | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Brian Crecente:  "Hawken: A year and a half ago no one, beyond the team of nine working on the game, had ever heard the name. But by the end of this year, if all goes to plan, Hawken the game will launch in the eye of a transmedia storm that includes a video web series, a graphic novel, feature film and plans for an animated television show, action figures, a novel and perhaps, one day, lunch boxes."

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What’s The Deal With Transmedia Anyway?

What’s The Deal With Transmedia Anyway? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Noah J Nelson: "I talk a lot about transmedia here at Turnstyle, and will be talking about it even more this week when I head to StoryWorld. With that in mind, I wanted to create a little primer on the topic, but that felt altogether too academic."

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Transmedia: Immersive Experiences Invade Your World

Transmedia: Immersive Experiences Invade Your World | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Betsy Isaacson: "The word "transmedia," in the most literal sense, means that the content used in an experience crosses the boundaries of traditional media. But that isn't what makes these participatory entertainment experiences so special" ...


Image: Hunted, Campfire Media (2012)

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Halo 4 dev talks about the next decade of franchise

Halo 4 dev talks about the next decade of franchise | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

John Gaudiosi: "Microsoft and 343 Industries have spent the past three years mapping out a true transmedia universe for the future of the Halo. And it’s not a minor undertaking, but rather a 10-year plan that goes well beyond three new games and DLC" ...

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Transmedia Tuesday: Maybe You Should Drop Out of School

Transmedia Tuesday: Maybe You Should Drop Out of School | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Chaunton: "Most transmedia stories are more or less fluff. [...] Every now and then, however, a transmedia story comes along to tackle something bigger, more serious, and more real" ...

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Convergence: Interview with Tommy Pallotta

Convergence: Interview with Tommy Pallotta | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Anna Husted: "The transmedia storyteller and rotoscope extraordinaire (of Waking Life fame) talks about peak oil, animation, dreams and his latest multiplatform work Collapsus. His keynote conversation will open NYFF Convergence."


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Transmedia Tuesday: Are You Willing to Serve the One Percent?

Transmedia Tuesday: Are You Willing to Serve the One Percent? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Chaunton: "No, we’re not talking about the wealthiest 1% that the Occupy Wall Street movement has fixated on (at least not really). We are talking about the fictional 1% that runs the world in the new Cinemax series Hunted" ...

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The Arrival: graphic introduction to steampunk ARG [#transmedia]

The Arrival: graphic introduction to steampunk ARG [#transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Cory Doctorow: "The Arrival is the opening salvo in a multi-year, multimedia steampunk alternate reality based in London."

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Transmedia Tuesday: Rides.tv Will Scare the Crap Out of You

Transmedia Tuesday: Rides.tv Will Scare the Crap Out of You | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Chaunton: "Keep in mind that Rides.tv is technically still in beta, so there’s no guarantee that any of these series will stick around, but here are three cool new transmedia story experiences to check out" ...

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Man Of Action Studios Founders Talk Games And Transmedia

Man Of Action Studios Founders Talk Games And Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

John Gaudiosi: "The studio was ahead of the transmedia curve and thus far it’s paid off for them and all of the content creators they’ve worked with. Gaming and Hollywood continues to converge and these creatives are forging ahead with new cross-platform experiences" ...

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