This video highlights the power to engage students through transmedia storytelling. For three weeks in Feb 2012, 600 students across Florida worked in teams of five to role-play c-level executives of a space cargo company. When one of their rockets crashes into a local town causing environmental damage, the students much decide how their company should respond. The Conducttr platform simulated the natural disaster creating a realistic environment for the students to take part in connected learning.
Tomando como referencia la experiencia acumulada durante estos ultimos años, tanto en el diseño y puesta en produccion de recursos digitales como en su explotacion didactica en el aula, se proponen algunas ideas que pueden servir de base para futuros proyectos de produccion.
Sir Ken Robinson —escritor y conferenciante británico experto en educación, innovación y desarrollo de la creatividad— ha insistido durante toda su vida profesional en la importancia de fomentar la creatividad y la pasión en las escuelas. En su primera conferencia en TED, habló de la forma en la que la educación mata la creatividad de los niños, imponiéndoles un sistema académico que sólo los prepara para ingresar a la universidad pero no para desarrollar sus talentos naturales. En esta segunda charla —igual de exitosa que la anterior— Robinson hace un llamado para ‘revolucionar la educación’ utilizando los recursos que nos brindan las nuevas tecnologías y el talento de los maestros. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!
A few companies are developing applications to attach eye-tracking devices to computers and smartphones to bring this technology into the mainstream market.
This information will be collected, analyzed and resold to hundreds of companies–advertisers, data analytics providers, and others–across the digital ecosystem in what the industry calls the ‘mobile marketing value chain.’ In theory, they will be anonymous, ‘nonpersonal’ data. But, in practice, the anonymity will be easy to penetrate.
En Crocodox, los niños son los protagonistas y co-realizadores de cada documental. Nuestros equipos Crocodox encontraran un lugar donde expresarse y analizar su entorno, para entender mejor el mundo que nos rodea.
Transmedia LA is a local group of people that get together about once or twice a month to talk about ways to make entertainment more unique, cool and unexpected. We are passionate about working in Transmedia, and we keep a tight network of connections with the Transmedia community around the world. Our group is very diverse. Local membership has reached 460 members and all of us come from different backgrounds including film, TV, gaming and tech.
Telling A Brand Story Through Transmedia - Transmedia marketing, in which a story is told across a variety of platforms that can include film, television, the Internet, live events and social media, among others, is being used more widely, particularly in the entertainment industry. It’s one more way that content marketing, which is a primary driver in search engine optimization, is being leveraged not only to get better SEO, but to drive search queries in the first place.
Toronto-based Shaftesbury and its digital media division Smokebomb Entertainment have confirmed casting and production details for State of Syn, an interactive crossmedia project the company describes as a 3D-enabled digital motion novel. It will begin production in Canada next month for a summer 2012 release.
Jewel Staite (Firefly), David Hewlett (Stargate SG-1) will star in the science fiction thriller, which combines live-action photography with animated “hyper-real” backgrounds. Sam Egan (Sanctuary) and Jimmy Palmiotti (character creator and writer; Ghost Rider, Painkiller Jane) serve as creative consultants.
Edgard Gouveia Jr. is an architect specialized in bioarchitecture and intuitive technology and has a post-degree in cooperative games. Founder of Elos Institute and Warriors Without Weapons program, he is at the tip of applied research on how to change the world.
I am sure that the film industry is ready for a change — not so drastic as to completely “kill” Hollywood — and it’s good to know that there are passionate people working on doing something more than creating a Twitter account and half-assing their way until release.
This advert for the Guardian's open journalism, screened for the first time on 29 February 2012, imagines how we might cover the story of the three little pigs in print and online. Follow the story from the paper's front page headline, through a social media discussion and finally to an unexpected conclusion.
MIPBlog spoke to transmedia pioneer, beActive Media's Nuno Bernardo, at MIPTV 2012, where he's lanching a new music-focused project, Beat Girl. He also agreed - from 04:36 - that the term "transmedia" is now being over-used, notably for mobile or web spin-offs of TV shows. Whereas true transmedia is different strands of a story told across different platforms... if those platforms fit the story. Story first, platforms second!
No se trata de contar lo que pasó, sino lo que está pasando. A tres décadas del conflicto bélico entre la Argentina y Gran Bretaña un grupo de jóvenes periodistas profesionales desarrolló una suerte de máquina del tiempo interactiva, transmedia y continua que durante los próximos cuatro meses buscará que el usuario reviva los acontecimientos de la Guerra de Malvinas tal como sucedieron en 1982. Malvinas30 - www.malvinastreinta.com.ar - es para sus creadores un documental experimental y en tiempo real en el que cada plataforma contará con una producción de contenidos propia que sumará al conjunto del proyecto.
Transmedia, Hollywood is a one-day public symposium exploring the role of transmedia franchises in today's entertainment industries. Transmedia, Hollywood turns the spotlight on media creators, producers and executives and places them in critical dialogue with top researchers from across a wide spectrum of film, media and cultural studies to provide an interdisciplinary summit for the free interchange of insights about how transmedia works and what it means. Transmedia, Hollywood is co-hosted by Denise Mann and Henry Jenkins, from UCLA and USC, two of the most prominent film schools and media research centers in the nation.
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