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" ...
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.
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."
... 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.
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" ...
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."
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" ...
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.