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Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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With Online Video, You Have 20 Seconds To Capture Your Viewer. Go.

With Online Video, You Have 20 Seconds To Capture Your Viewer. Go. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Kerrin Sheldon: "With ever-increasing YouTube lunch breaks and Vimeo dinner dates, online video is becoming a constant companion--one that every brand is rushing to take advantage of. Follow these five tips so you don't turn off would-be viewers."

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CultureFuture: PRAGMATICS: A Few Notes on Transmedia

CultureFuture: PRAGMATICS: A Few Notes on Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Guy Yedwab: "A while back, my company created a month-long transmedia performance called In Memoriam. (Entire archive available here). After a conversation with a colleague about our experience, I decided to record a few key lessons we learned" ...


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4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese

4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Rae Ann Fera: "The legendary writer and actor has also become a well-known student of and speaker on creativity and how to cultivate it. He recently enlightened a group of ad types about the best ways to put yourself in a creative state of mind" ...

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Transmedia and response

Transmedia and response | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "A brief post to highlight what I feel is an important thing to take into consideration in transmedia projects" ...

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How TV can leverage Tumblr for social buzz and analysis

How TV can leverage Tumblr for social buzz and analysis | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Natan Edelsburg: "[Rachel Webber, Tumblr’s Director of Partnership Development] gave Lost Remote an extremely detailed interview and inside look on how Tumblr fits into the social TV ecosystem, network’s doing a great job on Tumblr and best practices for launching and succeeding on the platform"...

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Transmedia tools – Conducttr Mobile and Weavr

Transmedia tools – Conducttr Mobile and Weavr | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Basically, everything and anything that makes it easier for me to get my stories to the desired audience in a logical and engaging and compelling and immersive way, I’m all for it, and these two services might just fit the bill"...

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Transmedia and the Audience

Transmedia and the Audience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "The Audience. Your task? To get them to turn around, pay attention and invest in your content!"

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10 tips for using audio more effectively in multimedia stories

10 tips for using audio more effectively in multimedia stories | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Casey Frechette: "Sound can make or break a multimedia production, whether it’s an audio slideshow, a documentary video or an interactive narrative. Unfortunately, audio often gets short shrift"...

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Trust in Transmedia

Trust in Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Trust is defined as the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Looking at those words, there are some routes we can look at"...

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ENVISION 2012: EIGHT TIPS FOR SOCIAL ISSUE FILMMAKERS

ENVISION 2012: EIGHT TIPS FOR SOCIAL ISSUE FILMMAKERS | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Dan Schoenbrun: "And, while the discussions this year did focus on the issue of sustainability, there was still plenty of universal wisdom dispensed that social issue filmmakers – no matter their chosen subject matter – should bear in mind"...

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Transmedia and fiction in television

Transmedia and fiction in television | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "Making a mythology as rich as that of GoT might seem excessive, but look at the possibilities it generates for entry points, character interaction, fan art and fan fiction and so on!"


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Savvy Crowdfunding or Annoying Spammer?

Savvy Crowdfunding or Annoying Spammer? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Phillips:  "There's been a bit of a backlash recently against Kickstarter, and indeed, against crowdfunding as a whole. That's because there are an increasing number of hapless crowdfunders who aren't clear on the difference between enthusiastically promoting their work and spamming the internets with their demands for money."

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Your Kickstarter Probably Sucks. Here's How to Make it Better.

Your Kickstarter Probably Sucks. Here's How to Make it Better. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"It doesn't matter how good your idea is, or at least how good you think it is, a Kickstarter project isn't some forum post or drunken roundtable discussion with friends. It's a serious attempt at asking complete strangers for often sizeable sums of cash."

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5 things transmedia startups can learn from Deadwood

5 things transmedia startups can learn from Deadwood | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Haexagon Concepts: "Transmedia is still a country for pioneers & prospectors. We are embarking on the big gold rush" ...

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Nuno Bernardo: How to use new Social tools — like Pinterest — in Transmedia Projects

Nuno Bernardo: How to use new Social tools — like Pinterest — in Transmedia Projects | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nuno Bernado: "[...] the use of social media for storytelling and content promotion shouldn’t be done without a big degree of research and planning. If you are trying to create a community on a social network, you should examine why people are using social media."

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6 Golden Rules for Filmmakers on Social Media

6 Golden Rules for Filmmakers on Social Media | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Sean Holmquest: "What’s the best way to ensure a successful a Kickstarter campaign? How do I self-distribute, or digitally distribute my film well? What should I post on my Facebook page as opposed to my Twitter feed? What if I’m not on Twitter?"


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5 Lessons For Storytellers From The Transmedia World

5 Lessons For Storytellers From The Transmedia World | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Andrea Phillips: "Transmedia storytelling is the art of breaking up one story or experience over multiple media, so that each medium is making a special and unique contribution to the whole. But the lessons I’ve learned over the past decade of creating and participating in transmedia projects are surprisingly applicable to anyone who has an audience — and on the web, that means everyone."

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Nuno Bernardo: How to use Transmedia to launch a Movie Franchise

Nuno Bernardo: How to use Transmedia to launch a Movie Franchise | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Nuno Bernardo: "Transmedia is a buzzword that the film industry has used quite a lot in the last couple of years, from independent movies that have a companion web site and a Facebook Fan page, to the multi-million dollar interactive experience that involve games, web sites and live events"...


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Lessons from the Immersive Writing Lab [#transmedia]

Lessons from the Immersive Writing Lab [#transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mike Jones: "Having read through all the entries in the [IWL Storyworld Competition] and written hundreds of pages of coverage and feedback on them, I feel somewhat like I’ve obtained a glimpse of the Transmedia writer zeitgeist - a macro-level snapshot of where the worlds writers are at right now in attempting to embrace and exploit the opportunities of a Transmedia world."


DRC: Here are his top 6 tips for writers hoping to work in this complex area.

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How to make a transmedia documentary: three takeaways

How to make a transmedia documentary: three takeaways | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Patricia Aufderheide: "Media users want to do more than just watch these days. Unless it’s in 3-D or otherwise dazzling, we increasingly think we want to play with our media."


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10 Things I Learned From Story Hack: Beta that Make me a Better Producer

10 Things I Learned From Story Hack: Beta that Make me a Better Producer | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Last week I met and teamed up with three virtual strangers to create a transmedia spectacle to live three platforms"...

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10 Tips for Navigating Digital Distribution

10 Tips for Navigating Digital Distribution | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Orly Ravid, founder and co-executive director of The Film Collaborative, shares ten tips that all filmmakers should know about the tricky world of digital distribution."

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Transmedia and audience segments

Transmedia and audience segments | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffan's Wife: "[...] transmedia, should the mythology and story world allow for it, could be a brilliant tool for reaching not just one target audience, but a number of target audiences in a way that engages them on their own while still keeping them loosely knit together through the common narrative superstructure."


DRC:  The image used here references the second part of Simon's post where he muses on an interesting idea...

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Getting funding for transmedia – a comment

Getting funding for transmedia – a comment | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Simon Staffans: "The following couple of things need, in my book, to be taken into consideration if you want to raise funding for a transmedia project" ...

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The anatomy of a viral campaign [Infographic]

The anatomy of a viral campaign [Infographic] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Idealog: "Make this go viral!" commands the client. Easier said than done. But there are some things you can do to boost the odds.

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