Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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TFI Funds Innovative Storytelling

TFI Funds Innovative Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

We're thrilled to announce the six projects selected for the inaugural year of the TFI New Media Fund, a diverse collection of nonfiction transmedia works exploring everything from the Egyptian Revolution to global health to the "friendly fire" death in Afghanistan of American serviceman Pat Tillman.

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Chris Miller Talks Puss in Boots

Chris Miller Talks Puss in Boots | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Bill Desowitz sits down for a chat with Chris Miller, who purrs about Puss in Boots.
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Steve Martin to Turn Tweets Into Book

Steve Martin to Turn Tweets Into Book | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Steve Martin is planning to turn his tweets into an upcoming for-charity book.
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Amon Tobin’s ISAM Project | TransChordian

Amon Tobin’s ISAM Project | TransChordian | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

While live performance may not often be considered an extension of recorded music, carefully crafted presentations can bring new meaning to the songs of an artist and convert potential fans.

 

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Channels and Celebrities: Say Hello to the New YouTube

Channels and Celebrities: Say Hello to the New YouTube | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
YouTube is partnering with Ashton Kutcher, Amy Poehler, Shaq, IGN, The Wall Street Journal and dozens of others to launch a slew of premium video channels.
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Young Creative Entrepreneurs: transmedia in the UK

Young Creative Entrepreneurs: transmedia in the UK | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

The technology, media and digital industries in the United Kingdom seem to be exploding with creativity.

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Assassin's Creed Universe interview: Encyclopaedias, Embers and Ezio

Assassin's Creed Universe interview: Encyclopaedias, Embers and Ezio | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Ahead of the release of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and the Assassin’s Creed: Embers animated film on November 15th, we got to speak to ‘transmedia development director’ at Ubisoft, Julien Cuny, where we found out about the creation of the Assassin’s Creed Encyclopaedia as well as the quality control in place to govern Ubisoft’s ‘transmedia’ approach to the franchise, all while discovering the secrets of Ezio’s final adventure.

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Walt Disney's Mobile Game Character Swampy Gets Web Series (Exclusive)

Walt Disney's Mobile Game Character Swampy Gets Web Series (Exclusive) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The alligator, protagonist of iPhone and iPad game "Where's My Water?," will for now star in 12 weekly online episodes, which will kick off in January.
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Creative Voice: David Varela [Interview]

Creative Voice: David Varela [Interview] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There are new genres, new media, new business models and stacks of new talent coming into the transmedia world. It’s not about to get boring anytime soon.

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IDW Announces "True Blood" Ongoing

IDW Announces "True Blood" Ongoing | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
In an effort to give Truebies what they crave – more Sookie, Bill and Eric – continuously through the year, IDW and HBO will launch the first-ever ongoing TRUE BLOOD comic series in spring 2012, featuring new series installments each month.
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Henry Jenkins | Reflections on Transmedia

Henry Jenkins | Reflections on Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

[...] consider what follows Transmedia 202, to compliment my earlier Transmedia 101 post on my personal blog.

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Tintin and the Uncanny Valley: when CGI gets too real

Tintin and the Uncanny Valley: when CGI gets too real | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
One of the paradoxes of animation says that if you make a character too lifelike, it crosses a line from cute to creepy. Does Spielberg's Tintin movie cross that line?
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Future of Storytelling Expert Series: CloudKid’s Founder on Interactive Storytelling for Children

Future of Storytelling Expert Series: CloudKid’s Founder on Interactive Storytelling for Children | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Dave Schlafman is a two-time Emmy-nominated producer, as well as an award-winning animation director, and children’s book illustrator. [...] Dave founded CloudKid, a transmedia studio dedicated to creating character-driven interactive content for families. CloudKid developed and produces PBS Kids’ first web-only series, Fizzy’s Lunch Lab.

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'Siegfried': Lepage's 3-D Opera Is Eye-Popping

'Siegfried': Lepage's 3-D Opera Is Eye-Popping | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Welcome to the 3-D "Siegfried" – and we're not just talking about the dwarfs, the dragon and Deborah Voigt.
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James Cameron Labors Over ‘2.99-D’ Conversion of Titanic

James Cameron Labors Over ‘2.99-D’ Conversion of Titanic | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As he oversees the 3-D conversion of Titanic, famously perfectionist director James Cameron is going to great lengths to avoid an artistic disaster.
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Jordan Reyne on Cross Media Albums

Jordan Reyne on Cross Media Albums | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

[Jordan Reyne on creating] a multi-media album, a particularly interesting niche marketing technique – since the concept of the comic book gives Jordan access to both the lovers of comics and forklore, in addition the subscribers to her particular musical niche, folk rock.

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Google TV: Second time's the charm?

Google TV: Second time's the charm? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

After a lengthy quiet period, Google is talking about the next generation of its Internet TV platform ...

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Multiple Intelligences: What Makes a Smart TV Smart?

Multiple Intelligences: What Makes a Smart TV Smart? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I have a theory about smart TVs. We still don’t really know what makes them “smart.”
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Power To The Pixel: Cross-Media Forum 2011 [Stor.i.fy]

Power To The Pixel: Cross-Media Forum 2011 [Stor.i.fy] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Power to the Pixel's fifth annual Cross-Media Forum gatherd some of the leading figures in international cross-media. This is a stor.i.fy round up of proceedings which touched upon all aspects of cross-media creation, financing and distribution.

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Merging Media, Small Bets, and Fans as Agents

Merging Media, Small Bets, and Fans as Agents | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
I’ve just stepped off of a panel at Merging Media in Vancouver that discussed new funding and monetization opportunities in the entertainment business...
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The technology behind Disney's Club Penguin

The technology behind Disney's Club Penguin | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lane Merrifield, co-founder of Club Penguin and now a Disney exec, talks infrastructure, a social networking overhaul and a new round of features for the site with 150 million registered users.
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Books at the heart of a cross media strategy

Books at the heart of a cross media strategy | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

When it came to book publishing as part of a cross media strategy for a new UK entertainment brand, content producer Nuno Bernardo knew he had to play the long game...

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Transmedia | Tara Tiger Brown

Transmedia | Tara Tiger Brown | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Trans What?  A look at the term for those new to transmedia. 

 

[Note: the next post in this series has yet to be published]

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You Can Visit Hobbiton And Have A Drink In The Green Dragon

You Can Visit Hobbiton And Have A Drink In The Green Dragon | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Peter Jackson and his Hobbit crew have started cameras rolling again, filming scenes on the rather extraordinary outdoors Hobbiton set at Matamata.

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Transmedia: Introducing a Future Where We Will Live the Story (Part 3 of 3)

Transmedia: Introducing a Future Where We Will Live the Story (Part 3 of 3) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The universe of a story can't be contained by a single medium – a book, a film, a video game. It lives on another plain, sprawling in every direction. The future of storytelling will be about finding more ways to step within.

 

[Part I can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/u6siQS and Part II @scoopit http://bit.ly/sPEEoX ]

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