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Defiance – defying the odds

Defiance – defying the odds | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
I will admit I was at times being a bit sceptical towards ”Defiance”, the transmedia project from Syfy. I felt it could be great, but at the same time I was afraid of being let down (again), or hav...
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My initial thoughts after the launch of "Defiance"

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Storytelling is dead. Long live story doing

Storytelling is dead. Long live story doing | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
The key question for brands looking to thrive in the 21st century is: what is our brand doing?
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It's not "what are we saying", it's "what are we doing"...
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How Emotional Arcs Can Help Brand Storytelling, as Revealed by AI

How Emotional Arcs Can Help Brand Storytelling, as Revealed by AI | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Are you using these common emotional arcs for brand storytelling?
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Interesting article about story archetypes, and how the stories we tell differ from the ones our audience wants to hear.
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Bernie Su On New Thriller Socio And The Future Of Transmedia And TV

Bernie Su On New Thriller Socio And The Future Of Transmedia And TV | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
What does the creator of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries have planned next?
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Some interesting thoughts on where we're heading in this interview
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An Interactive Journey Through Your Insomnia Is Highlight Of Tribeca's Transmedia Showcase

An Interactive Journey Through Your Insomnia Is Highlight Of Tribeca's Transmedia Showcase | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
The National Film Board Of Canada's "A Journal Of Insomnia" is one of the highlights of the Tribeca Film Festival's Storyscape
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A report from Storyscape
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Chasing the story

Chasing the story | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Regular readers of this blog know that I’m very much into storytelling, and almost as much into exploring how different media platforms can be utilized to create projects, story worlds and campaigns where the different parts build on each other, offering a total that is greater than the sum of its parts. Furthermore, how can…
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Thoughts on finding the right story to tell
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Judy McGrath's Astronauts Wanted Launches Transmedia Incubator

Judy McGrath's Astronauts Wanted Launches Transmedia Incubator | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Flight Club's first project debuts Monday.
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Transmedia is still alive and kicking, even as a term :)
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Is storytelling the key to VR’s future?

Is storytelling the key to VR’s future? | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Virtual reality may be the closest to teleportation we will ever have in our lifetime.
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Thoughts from the Collision conference on storytelling driving VR
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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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Interesting stuff
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Four stages of implementing strategic storytelling

Four stages of implementing strategic storytelling | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Business storytelling may be the silver bullet you’ve been looking for to address development and engagement, says Gabrielle Dolan.
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On the importance of stories to carry your messages
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Virtual Reality Is Becoming the Next Great Storytelling Canvas

Virtual Reality Is Becoming the Next Great Storytelling Canvas | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
The culture gap between marketers and today's progressive new media consumer continues to expand in ways that suggest the current era of radical behavioral disruption is far from over.
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More on brands and their use of VR
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From Comic-Con: A New Transmedia App That Blurs Reality

From Comic-Con: A New Transmedia App That Blurs Reality | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Top game-world talent director Keith Arem has helped propel games like Call of Duty to global blockblusters. Now he's poised to turn his studio
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On blurring the lines between reality and fiction
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How Can Transmedia Learning Transform Education?

How Can Transmedia Learning Transform Education? | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Transmedia learning uses storytelling techniques to encourage students to research and learn topics in order to content in various formats.
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Thoughts on transmedia and learning
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What Great B2B Transmedia Storytelling Looks Like

What Great B2B Transmedia Storytelling Looks Like | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
"Transmedia storytelling" has become a common phrase in many media industries circles. But what does it look like for B2B?
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On transmedia and business
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Biology of Story

Biology of Story | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Transmedia Producer Jeff Gomez discusses creating story worlds that expand across multiple media platforms.
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Pretty much a must - Jeff on all things story and multiplatform and transmedia etc
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Biology of Story:  "Transmedia Producer Jeff Gomez discusses creating story worlds that expand across multiple media platforms."

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Just an awesome thinker laying out the framework
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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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