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How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Creatively Crowdsourced His New Short Film

How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Creatively Crowdsourced His New Short Film | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Jeff Beer:  "The actor talks about "In A City," the partnership with Samsung, and why he considers remixing the ultimate artistic compliment."

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Wendy Yackimec's curator insight, December 21, 2014 10:14 AM

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a truly fascinating take on what artistic collaboration can bring to a project.

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Lego Crowdsources Its Way to New Toys

Lego Crowdsources Its Way to New Toys | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Via Dr. Pamela Rutledge
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Katarina Gustafsson "Brent Waller spent his childhood crafting plastic brick versions of characters from television shows and movies such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman. Now 35, the Australian Lego fan has gotten so good at playing with the toys that the company soon will start selling one of his designs."

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Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, April 5, 2014 6:48 PM

I talk about the shifting psychology in individuals and groups  due to social technologies all the time, but here is evidence of one company who gets it that made me smile - Lego crowdsourcing designs.  Who doesn't love Legos? From Mads Nipper, chief marketing office at Lego: “Both children and adults these days are used to being, and expect to be, more involved.”  

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Crowd-sourced storytelling: how can you make the most of UGC?

Crowd-sourced storytelling: how can you make the most of UGC? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Kim Gaskins:  "Inclusive storytelling can be hugely rewarding, but understanding how to hook your audience – and how to walk away with high-quality content – can be just as difficult. With that in mind, here are a few best practices for engaging people in various aspects of storytelling, including funding and content creation."

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Ludovic Ronchaud's curator insight, March 9, 2014 2:16 PM

Lets talk about UGBC = User Generated Brand Content !

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Airbnb Releases First Short Film Made Entirely of Vines

Airbnb Releases First Short Film Made Entirely of Vines | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Rae Ann Fera:  "After releasing a shot-list over Twitter that anyone could film for submission Airbnb debuts the first film made entirely of crowdsourced Vines."

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Cindy Rudy's curator insight, September 19, 2013 7:40 AM
Interesting concept that has potential for the classroom. The editing might take some time!
blackespresso's curator insight, September 19, 2013 12:59 PM

It's an interesting concept for sure

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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan: DIY Transmedia Through Crowd Sourcing

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan: DIY Transmedia Through Crowd Sourcing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Laura Sterritt:  "It is often the less well known, independent musicians who are willing to take chances on new media as artistic expression. The unfortunate Catch-22 is that these musicians or their record labels are usually unable to fund such endeavors"...

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Who wouldn't support artists who say they occupy "some kind of avant-garde anime stoner pop realm"?

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FIRST PERSON | How Lars Von Trier's User-Generated Experiment 'Gesamt' Inspired an Obstructed Texas Filmmaker (NSFW Video)

FIRST PERSON | How Lars Von Trier's User-Generated Experiment 'Gesamt' Inspired an Obstructed Texas Filmmaker (NSFW Video) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Justin D. Hilliard: "I was in a pretty dry place creatively as an artist. I thought that “Gesamt” may be just what I needed."

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[Crowd Sourced Storytelling] Dead Inside: a zombie novel told in the form of found notes

[Crowd Sourced Storytelling] Dead Inside: a zombie novel told in the form of found notes | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mark Frauenfelder: "Dead Inside: Do Not Enter was crowd-written by Lost Zombies, a zombie themed social network and it tells the by-now familiar story of a zombapocalyptic virus that whips across the planet, but presents it in the form of realistic-looking notes written by people trying to survive and help other uninfected people survive"...

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Crowdsourced Movie Studio Creates a Bold New Kind of Sci-Fi Series

Crowdsourced Movie Studio Creates a Bold New Kind of Sci-Fi Series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A new sci-fi web series teams Hollywood visual effects artists with a global scattering of up-and-coming animators, all of whom are working for free to craft CGI elements for a wigged-out futuristic saga ...


Looking for ways to get that project off the ground?  Then this article is well worth a read.

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Group Storytelling: 5 Best-In-Class Examples

Group Storytelling: 5 Best-In-Class Examples | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Storytellers are mixing communities to create narratives across mediums. This process often involves sharing with a group or co-creating stories together"...

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Behind The Ultimate Crowdsourced Film--"Star Wars Uncut"

Behind The Ultimate Crowdsourced Film--"Star Wars Uncut" | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
"Star Wars Uncut" is a Frankensteined love letter of absurdities--and that’s just how mastermind Casey Pugh wanted it. Warning--once you start, you can't stop watching.
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Case Study: Iron Sky

Case Study: Iron Sky | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tero Kaukomaa, Producer, Blind Spot pictures, explains how crowdsourcing ignited a relationship between the filmmakers and the audience that helped to create and finance the sci-fi comedy epic Iron Sky.

 

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How HiveMind’s Will Wright plans to crowdsource your happiness (interview)

How HiveMind’s Will Wright plans to crowdsource your happiness (interview) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Will Wright’s games from SimCity to The Sims have sold more than 100 million units. That’s why people are paying attention to his new startup and game idea, HiveMind...

 

[A recent update can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/02/hivemind-the-sims-will-wright_n_1179594.html]

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Alternate Reality Gaming – Crowdsourcing the Game!

Alternate Reality Gaming – Crowdsourcing the Game! | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
To me, Alternate Reality Games are a really clever combination of narrative and user generated content that becomes the game itself...
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The Ad Industry Has Made Peace With Crowdsourcing

The Ad Industry Has Made Peace With Crowdsourcing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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T.L. Stanley:  "Since the mid-2000s, Doritos has been making a high-profile event out of doing just that during the biggest football game of the year, but industry veterans say the business of fan-generated marketing is thriving even in the off season."

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How to Crowdsource a Film: Chris Jones on the Omnibus Movie, 50 Kisses

How to Crowdsource a Film: Chris Jones on the Omnibus Movie, 50 Kisses | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Randy Astle:  "The Internet and digital filmmaking tools have opened up new possibilities of crowdsourcing material–Life in a Day, Declaration of Interdependence, One Day on Earth, even the interactive Star Wars Uncut–and given new life to the omnibus/anthology film format. The latest project to adopt the form is 50 Kisses, a film created by the London-based Chris Jones and hundreds of collaborators from around the world."

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, March 12, 2014 7:12 AM

The Internet and digital filmmaking tools have opened up new possibilities of crowdsourcing material–Life in a Day, Declaration of Interdependence, One Day on Earth, even the interactive Star Wars Uncut–and given new life to the omnibus/anthology film format. The latest project to adopt the form is 50 Kisses, a film created by the London-based Chris Jones and hundreds of collaborators from around the world.

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Have an Idea for a Doc? Producers of Oscar-Winning 'Undefeated' are Looking to Crowdsource Doc Production

Have an Idea for a Doc? Producers of Oscar-Winning 'Undefeated' are Looking to Crowdsource Doc Production | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Bryce J. Renninger:  "Can crowdsourcing become a viable means for producing quality documentary films?  Crowdsourcing site Tongal, which usually works for brands but is now working for Oscar-winning production company Spitfire Pictures, is giving it a go."

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Simon Staffans: Is the Author an Endangered Species?

Simon Staffans: Is the Author an Endangered Species? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Simon Staffans:  "In case you hadn’t noticed, the media world has evolved a little bit over the last decade or so. Or, technically speaking, it has. With regards to the audience, you might actually rather say that it’s on its way back to its roots" ...

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Iron Sky Team Crowdsources Alien Designs for Jeremiah Harm

Iron Sky Team Crowdsources Alien Designs for Jeremiah Harm | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hugh Hart: "The inventive Finnish filmmakers want you to design ass-kicking extraterrestrials for their next sci-fi flick."

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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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The Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto

The Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Tiffany Shlain: "As a filmmaker who hardly shoots anything and is primarily into remixing and recontextualizing images, this explosion of online video was not only a much bigger candy store than I had ever dreamed of, it also completely changed the way I make films."

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Beckinfield -- the Haunted Town Where the Audience Creates the Story

Beckinfield -- the Haunted Town Where the Audience Creates the Story | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A website that presents an ongoing sci-fi series about the town in a format unlike any TV you've ever seen...

 

[I really like this concept, and Nick De Martino's article provides great background material on the genesis of this project.  It's also worth checking out the Mashable article @scoopit http://bit.ly/w27sIs]

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Meet Beckinfield, a YouTube Show With 4,000 Actors [PICS]

Meet Beckinfield, a YouTube Show With 4,000 Actors [PICS] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Beckinfield is like a soap opera where anyone can be an actor. Three minute recaps are posted once-per-week on theatrics.com.
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Collaborative Documentary Weaves Stories of Egyptian Revolution

Collaborative Documentary Weaves Stories of Egyptian Revolution | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
About 400 people gathered in Tahrir Square Thursday to launch a new kind of documentary about the Egyptian revolution.
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[This is cool!] Thomas Dolby Announces Time Capsule Tour

[This is cool!] Thomas Dolby Announces Time Capsule Tour | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Fans will be able to walk up and step into the Time Capsule to make their own fully produced and effected digital 30-second video clip. The clips will then be automatically uploaded and viewable on a brand-new YouTube channelalong with the individual user’s own Facebook and Twitter pages.
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An Ever-Changing Game, Designed and Written By its Players? Sounds Good.

An Ever-Changing Game, Designed and Written By its Players? Sounds Good. | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The idea of user-generated content is nothing new, and success at implementing the concept has ranged from the niche (inFamous 2) to the wildly successful (Minecraft).
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