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It's All About Community and Fan Engagement

It's All About Community and Fan Engagement | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Our guest is transmedia strategist Lara Hoefs (Story Disruptive), who chats with Steve about her work on the Twilight Saga film series and how fans and community are shaping projects like The Veronica Mars Movie. Also, we're once again joined by Michael Anderson (ARGNet) who shares the current goings-on in the Alternate Reality world. And…
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The art of telling stories over multiple platforms in a common storyworld
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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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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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Fausto Cantu's curator insight, April 12, 11:03 PM
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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blaucloud's curator insight, April 1, 6:55 AM
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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blaucloud's curator insight, March 18, 8:29 PM
Transmedia, transliteracy and escaping the constraints of time and space.
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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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Be the salient story

Be the salient story | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
So, I hold a position as a developer and strategist at a university. This means I’m in touch with a lot of research and academic studies, articles and papers, and also that I conduct research and publish stuff myself from time to time. Now, in one of the projects I’m working on at the moment…
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Thoughts on saliency and storytelling
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Thoughts on saliency and storytelling
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Thoughts on saliency and storytelling
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Storytelling In The World Of 360VR

Storytelling In The World Of 360VR | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality is opening up new storytelling genres and filmmakers are finding themselves with new tools, techniques, and complexity in the brave new w...
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On the possibilities and challenges (and worries!) of VR
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Devadas's curator insight, March 9, 2:32 AM
On the possibilities and challenges (and worries!) of VR
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On the possibilities and challenges (and worries!) of VR
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On the possibilities and challenges (and worries!) of VR
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Storytelling as a tool for client engagement — New Design Firms — Medium

Storytelling as a tool for client engagement - New Design Firms - Medium
Last class Trevor Haldenby, talked to us about his company The Mission Business (“TMB”). They combine user-centered desi…
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On The Mission Business
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Brad Tollefson's curator insight, March 11, 7:13 PM
On The Mission Business
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On The Mission Business
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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.
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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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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?
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Only as strong as your weakest link

Only as strong as your weakest link | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
  When developing stories and projects and creating and producing content today, the temptations are endless. Today we no longer need to ’only’ write a book or ’only’ create a movie script, the possibilities are manifold and the possible rewards huge. On this blog I’ve been promoting the principles and methods of – well, call…
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Reflection on observations regarding multiplatform and transmedia projects and the use of platforms
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Reflection on observations regarding multiplatform and transmedia projects and the use of platforms
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Reflection on observations regarding multiplatform and transmedia projects and the use of platforms
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Making stories together

Making stories together | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
Have you felt it? I’m thinking you have, but perhaps you haven’t really identified it, or put it into context with regards to what you youself is working on. The feeling of being part of something bigger than yourself – a community, a group, a niche, a gathering, a tribe… A ”we” instead of necessarily…
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5 rules for adapting your company to the age of group-storytelling

5 rules for adapting your company to the age of group-storytelling | #transmediascoop | Scoop.it
2016 will be the year social storytelling shifts from “me” to “we”, where one-off posts focused on me, me, me, will give way to people using social media and technology to not just link their stories but collaborate in sharing the story of our lives and society in real-time.
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