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Disney reveals first look at majestical Avatar Land in Animal Kingdom

Disney reveals first look at majestical Avatar Land in Animal Kingdom | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Mitchel Clow:  "The Florida Disney World park will house an Avatar Land in Animal Kingdom. Take a look at the concept art of the park here!"

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, October 13, 2013 4:20 PM

The Florida Disney World park will house an Avatar Land in Animal Kingdom. Take a look at the concept art of the park here!

Parkgoers of Disney World Florida can expect to be able to explore, in-depth, the colorful world of Pandora from James Cameron’s sci-fi adventure movie Avatar.

Concept art of the park’s attractions show attendees walking through the world of the Navi both by day and night.

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Brenda Herrera's curator insight, October 24, 2013 6:48 PM

It looks terrifying

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 Passport to Dreams Old & New: The Awkward Transitions of Disneyland!

 Passport to Dreams Old & New: The Awkward Transitions of Disneyland! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

FoxxFur:  "Is Disneyland naive? As the first of its kind, the first multimedia art experience which lifted the amusement center to a new height that a word had to be invented for it - a theme park - it must be" ...

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Small Town Tourism and Transmedia Storytelling

Small Town Tourism and Transmedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Robert Pratten: "Small towns around America have histories that offer a foundation for transmedia storytelling to bring in visitors and customers for local retailers. The Roswell Experience is a location-based story told across 32 locations in Roswell, New Mexico which uses a fictional alien, Vrillon, to introduce visitors to the area’s rich history."


DRC: You might also like to check out "Storytelling meets Transmedia Tourist GPS walk-arounds - TravelPlot" over at Pervasive Entertainment Times.

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Murder at the Met: How a Cambridge Firm is Helping Museums with Digital Storytelling

Murder at the Met: How a Cambridge Firm is Helping Museums with Digital Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Lauren Landry: "How do you begin to digest the Greek and Roman art, let alone shift to the arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas? Well, why not turn your adventure into a game? And not just any game, but a murder mystery."


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Theme parks in the era of narrative

Theme parks in the era of narrative | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Robert Niles: "This is a race to extend narrative from individual rides into every facet of the park experience, where visitors have the chance to become actors in their own adventure" ...


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You Can Visit Hobbiton And Have A Drink In The Green Dragon

You Can Visit Hobbiton And Have A Drink In The Green Dragon | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Peter Jackson and his Hobbit crew have started cameras rolling again, filming scenes on the rather extraordinary outdoors Hobbiton set at Matamata.

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James Cameron Explores Disney’s Animal Kingdom as Development of First AVATAR-Themed Land Continues

James Cameron Explores Disney’s Animal Kingdom as Development of First AVATAR-Themed Land Continues | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As I walked through the park, I kept imagining Pandora coming to life all around me and found my mind racing with all the possibilities of what we will be able to create in the years ahead.
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Asterix to invade Britain with touring attraction

Asterix to invade Britain with touring attraction | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Locations across Europe, including UK, will host 35,000 sq metre Asterix-themed amusement over the next five years...
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Timeline: Celebrating 40 Years at Walt Disney World

Timeline: Celebrating 40 Years at Walt Disney World | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
With the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World taking place this Saturday, we really had to think hard about what to feature on the blog in the days leading up to this huge milestone.
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Ancient Eagle Fossil Found

Ancient Eagle Fossil Found | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

... the expedition team, consisting of a documentary director, paleontologist and a gaming expert, are undertaking the trip as the first step in the creation of an electronic game and transmedia world.

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Harry Potter studio tour: now everyone can go to Hogwarts

Harry Potter studio tour: now everyone can go to Hogwarts | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

From the Great Hall to Dumbledore's office, a new Watford attraction takes fans behind the scenes of the Harry Potter films...

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Marvel Turns Disney's Theme Parks Into Setting for New Comicbook Adventures [#Transmedia]

Marvel Turns Disney's Theme Parks Into Setting for New Comicbook Adventures [#Transmedia] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Marc Graser:  "Disney is giving its theme park attractions a backstory in comicbook form. Marvel and Walt Disney Imagineering will launch “Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird” as the first of a new comicbook series" ...

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, October 9, 2013 3:37 AM

 It’s conceivable that stories developed through the comicbooks could eventually be adapted into future films or TV series, should they prove popular with readers.

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Juliana Loh's curator insight, October 9, 2013 1:57 PM

Marvel isn't holding back as it investigates each touchpoint to promote its stories. Some partnerships are just 'meant to be'. Thank you again Fiona!

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How to approach digital engagement for museums

How to approach digital engagement for museums | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Museum Next: "Most people believe that digital media can benefit their organisations, but when it comes to using these tools, even the biggest, tech savy museums and galleries can struggle to know where to start."

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Try a transmedia sculpture tour

Try a transmedia sculpture tour | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tom Sakash: “Each sculpture on the transmedia walk has a radio frequency identification technology chip embedded into it over which participants will wave their cell phones to interactively learn about each work of art" ...

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The Awesome Storytelling of Disney California Adventure’s New Buena Vista Street

The Awesome Storytelling of Disney California Adventure’s New Buena Vista Street | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Peter Sciretta: "[...] what the Imagineers have done with Buena Vista Street is create a new story, an origin story for Walt Disney. They have created a street full of shops and restaurants (like Disneyland’s Main Street) which tells the story of a man from Kansas who arrives in 1920′s Los Angeles to become an animator. Who would have thought a street of stores could tell such a story?"


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Diving Into The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

Diving Into The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

It is a good time to be a fan of the boy wizard right now. Earlier in the week, the eBook versions of all seven Harry Potter novels were finally made available through the pottermore.com website, and this weekend the doors of The Making of Harry Potter studio tour will at last be opened...


For those who can't be there, an in-depth look at the new Harry Potter Studio Tour.

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Disney Executive Shares the Power of Storytelling with PRSA Conference Attendees

Disney Executive Shares the Power of Storytelling with PRSA Conference Attendees | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
 We've all been exposed to the wonderful world of Disney through visiting a park, watching a movie or experiencing a traveling show. What goes into those experiences is the work of the imagineering team.
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We Explore The Harry Potter Studio Tour With Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis And The Weasleys

We Explore The Harry Potter Studio Tour With Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis And The Weasleys | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Harry Potter, the most successful film franchise of all time, has kept fans thrilled for decades and now Hogwarts is set to open its doors to the millions of Muggles who want a piece of the magic, by way of an authentic studio tour.
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Harry Potter tour hopes to cast spell on UK Muggles

Harry Potter tour hopes to cast spell on UK Muggles | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A giant spider, a Hippogriff and a flying car will be some of the attractions on show at Leavesden studios next year, but Harry Potter fans will have to pay up to £28 for three hours of magic...
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Disney Unveils Plan To Develop ‘Avatar’ Theme Park Attractions

Disney Unveils Plan To Develop ‘Avatar’ Theme Park Attractions | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Disney has licensed the rights from Fox, and the movie’s director, James Cameron, will help to develop the attractions, CEO Bob Iger says.

 

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Circus Circus Celebrates Chuck Jones in Vegas

Circus Circus Celebrates Chuck Jones in Vegas | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The legacy of toon town genius Chuck Jones will come to life in Sin City this October as Circus Circus Las Vegas opens The Chuck Jones Experience, and interactive exhibit designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” visitors.
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