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The art of telling stories over multiple platforms in a common storyworld
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Retaining the Human-Scale in a 'Smartified' World Keynote at IoT Asia 2016

This keynote by Louisa Heinrich, Founder of Superhuman Inc highlights the human, communal and social dimensions needed to ensure growth and dynamism i
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Louisa on humanity in an increasingly technical world
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La industria creativa fía su futuro a la fórmula ‘transmedia’

La industria creativa fía su futuro a la fórmula ‘transmedia’ | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Distintos formatos como cine, televisión, videojuegos,cómics o redes sociales se usan al mismo tiempo para contar una historia, que busca la colaboración activa de los fans
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Some thoughts on transmedia in El Pais, including a couple from yours truly
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Creating Powerful VR Experiences Using Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology

Creating Powerful VR Experiences Using Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
On May 3, 2016, I joined colleagues from Fielding Graduate University at Digital Hollywood 2016 on a panel entitled "Stealth VR through the Application of Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology." The
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A panel discussion I would have liked to attend!
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Why You Should Start Building Story Worlds NOW

Why You Should Start Building Story Worlds NOW | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
In Lisa Cron’s Book: Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence she talks about the science behind story “Recent breakthroughs in
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Some important points
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How to make the good sh*t (and profit in the long run)

How to make the good sh*t (and profit in the long run) | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I read a recent post today, a post that told some uncomfortable truths about where media is heading, why, and what there is to be done about it (which is not much, at least not if the media industry is continuing down the road it is at the moment). Joshua Topolsky, of The Verge and…
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The future of the media is always an interesting topic. Here some thoughts arising from a great Medium post.
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ISOJ 2016: Virtual reality has potential to enhance storytelling but logistics are uncertain, journalism experts state

ISOJ 2016: Virtual reality has potential to enhance storytelling but logistics are uncertain, journalism experts state | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
ISOJ 2016: Virtual reality has potential to enhance storytelling but logistics are uncertain, journalism experts state
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On Storytelling and VR in the context of journalism, some interesting points.
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On the future of media and audiences

On the future of media and audiences | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I’ve never been labeled a ”futurologist” before, but last week I was. I had been invited to talk on a panel at MIPTV under this banner. Three of us – me, Eric Scherer from France Television and Bill Baggelaar, SVP of Tech production and Post-production at Sony – were tasked with commenting on the trends…
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Some thoughts from my panel at MIP, on future trends and what they will bring with them.
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Storytelling in VR: Ambiguity and Implication in 1st Person Narratives - Road to VR

Storytelling in VR: Ambiguity and Implication in 1st Person Narratives - Road to VR | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Rob Morgan is the writer of The Assembly, and he spoke last year at GDC about narrative design in VR and the
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On VR and telling stories from the first person POV
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Storytelling in VR: Ambiguity and Implication in 1st Person Narratives - Road to VR

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Managing stories

Managing stories | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I’ve had some interesting discussions over the past few days regarding social media and how companies address challenges and issues regarding what’s happening there. We have all heard the value of getting something to a viral stage and the need for either robust strategies for social media or an enormous amount of good luck to…
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Thoughts on management and storytelling, and the not-so-farfetched link between the two.
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Thoughts on management and storytelling, and the not-so-farfetched link between the two.
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The Power of LARPing for Social Good

The Power of LARPing for Social Good | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Fantasy entertainment once considered only for children has evolved into a social tool that LARPing inspires empathyfor gender identity and oppression.
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There can never be enough LARPing in the world :)
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Roy Graham:  "Though usually used in a fantasy context, social activists are using LARPs to foster empathy among adults, who act out scenarios of real world injustices in order to spotlight emotions and complexities inherent in social or culture clashes."

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The Age of the Storyteller

The Age of the Storyteller | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I think we can all agree that these are challenging times for storytellers. Times brimming with opportunity for sure, but also pretty challenging. As we’ve discussed in previous posts over the past years, there are a lot of things to take into consideration and a lot of crossroads where choosing the right path – or…
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Changes in behavior and society might herald a shift towards less materialistic values and new possibilities for storytellers.
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Dominique Taste's curator insight, March 21, 12:08 PM
Les modes de consommation changeant, l "'accès à " remplace la notion de propriété et déstabilise l'économie qui l'accompagnait comme les prêts et l'assurance. Désormais, les clients préfèrent partager des expériences, ce qui ouvre un large champ au storytelling. Un nouveau challenge pour les storytellers !
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Changes in behavior and society might herald a shift towards less materialistic values and new possibilities for storytellers.
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Changes in behavior and society might herald a shift towards less materialistic values and new possibilities for storytellers.
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Christy Dena

Christy Dena | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Could you tell us a bit about how you started out in the games industry? I don't actually identify as being in the games industry. This is because my career began before, and I do stuff outside of it and will continue to do so. So I don't have a stake in identifying with it…
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Christy on games and more!
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blaucloud's curator insight, March 15, 8:03 PM
Christy on games and more!
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Christy on games and more!
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Nemetics Institute: Mulling a Transmedia Hub for Transliteracy

Nemetics Institute: Mulling a Transmedia Hub for Transliteracy | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
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Transmedia, transliteracy and escaping the constraints of time and space.
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Melanie Hundley's curator insight, March 17, 1:45 PM
 
Nemetics Institute:  "Embrace all the channels though which you can meaningfully learn and convey your messages. This is a curated piece about transmedia and the literacy that goes with learning through multiple channels."
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Transmedia, transliteracy and escaping the constraints of time and space.
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Nemetics Institute:  "Embrace all the channels though which you can meaningfully learn and convey your messages. This is a curated piece about transmedia and the literacy that goes with learning through multiple channels."
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Forward/Story or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Inner Critic

Forward/Story or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Inner Critic | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Reflections on my journey with Forward/Story to Nosara, Costa Rica and back.
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Some thoughts from JD on F/S2016
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Lean content creation – together with the audience

Lean content creation – together with the audience | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I’ve been fascinated by the lean development principles for quite some time. It is something that feels very right, very modern and very effective, even if the principles and the way of working might take some time getting used to and embracing – more or less time, depending on what kind of company you’re working…
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Thoughts on implementing lean thinking into content creation processes and audience engagement strategies.
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Lean content creation – together with the audience
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On the importance of long term thinking

On the importance of long term thinking | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Over the past few years I’ve been involved in quite a few different storytelling projects. Some of them have been in the corporate field – helping companies tell the stories of the products, projects or people in ways that reflect the values and principles of said company. Increasingly I’ve also been happy to try to…
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Thoughts on the importance of thinking further than the next ad ... much much further.
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Dancing on the point of a needle – the art of stitching stories together

Dancing on the point of a needle – the art of stitching stories together | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Recently I’ve been involved in evaluating and consulting on a number of projects touching on transmedia storytelling as well as virtual reality and generally striving to explore new territories and new ways of telling stories and reaching people. A discussion I had with one of the projects led to an analogy that feels truer the…
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Some thoughts on how we create stories and work with the audience
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digitaljam

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VR Writers Room White Paper
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Some essential reading on VR
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DRC:  Interesting infographic with link to VR Writers Room White Paper on immersive entertainment.

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Bernie Su on creating content in the digital era

Bernie Su on creating content in the digital era | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Su and his Canvas Media co-founder David Tochterman go On The Record about how storytelling has evolved in the 21st century.
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The search for emergent storytelling

The search for emergent storytelling | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Will games ever really let us tell our own stories? And if they did-- what would that even look like?
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On exploring the connection between gaming and stories
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Screenwriting Panel: Life in Transmedia

Screenwriting Panel: Life in Transmedia | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
“There’s nothing to stop any of you. You just gotta do it.”
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"“There’s nothing to stop any of you. You just gotta do it.” - yup
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The Creative Society

The Creative Society | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
There are trends in today’s world, and there are things that could be better described as mega-trends. One of them is – building on things I’ve discussed in posts on this blog over the past few weeks, months and years – the notion of a creative society. Everywhere we look, creativity is lauded, creativity is…
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Thoughts on how we need to address the creative turn of our sociecty
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The Age of Stories

The Age of Stories | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I’d like to take a moment to follow up on my last post. In ”The Age of the Storyteller” we talked about the current trends of no longer focusing on ownership – no matter what kind of ownership we’re talking about – and instead being more interested in access to the things previous generations were…
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Following up on yesterday's post, a look at stories today and in the near future.
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Soraia Ferreira's curator insight, March 22, 5:28 AM
Following up on yesterday's post, a look at stories today and in the near future.
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Following up on yesterday's post, a look at stories today and in the near future.
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Five focus areas for successful multiplatform storytelling

Five focus areas for successful multiplatform storytelling | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
SUSTAINABILITY We won’t be creating a documentary, or a series, or a film when we're working multiplatform – we’ll be creating an experience that will stretch further than most traditional narratives can hope for. This, in turn, means more complexity to the project and a lot more work. The upside is that we can arrive…
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Thoughts on some of the more crucial things to keep in mind when developing and producing multiplatform content.
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Melanie Hundley's curator insight, March 17, 1:44 PM
Thoughts on some of the more crucial things to keep in mind when developing and producing multiplatform content.
blaucloud's curator insight, March 18, 8:32 PM
Thoughts on some of the more crucial things to keep in mind when developing and producing multiplatform content.
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Thoughts on some of the more crucial things to keep in mind when developing and producing multiplatform content.
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SXSW 2016: Virtual Reality Storytelling Takes the Stage

SXSW 2016: Virtual Reality Storytelling Takes the Stage | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
USA Today's virtual reality goal: "to work with innovative brands and agencies to invent VR advertising products and virtual branded content experiences"
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Will news be a major venue for virtual reality?
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Minna Kilpeläinen's curator insight, March 14, 2:19 PM
VR in the news creates new kind of storytelling. Journalism meets game storytelling.
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Will news be a major venue for virtual reality?