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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Think Global, Act Local: Transmedia on the World Stage

Think Global, Act Local: Transmedia on the World Stage | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Anita Ondine took some time out of her busy schedule to share some thoughts around how Transmedia can be a vehicle for social change and its role on the world stage.

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Social media, tipping points and revolutions

Social media, tipping points and revolutions | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
As experts have studied the "Arab Spring" revolutions that took place in Tunisia and Egypt, it has become increasingly clear that while social-media tools such as Facebook and Twitter may not have caused these events, they played a crucial role in...
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Half the Sky mobile games update October 2011 | Games for Change

Half the Sky mobile games update October 2011 | Games for Change | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
An update on the mobile games project between Half the Sky and Games for Change.

 

These four games cover topics such as maternal health, deworming, family values, and forced prostitution.  Part I can be found @scoopit http://bit.ly/uML5TW

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How Transmedia Can Lead To Social Change

How Transmedia Can Lead To Social Change | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

…transmedia moves people from Awareness to Engagement — by building a story universe…each project has at its core the use of local voice, in partnership with the platform creators.

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Sesame Street's 'Change The World': New Inspirational Muppet Video (WATCH)

Sesame Street's 'Change The World': New Inspirational Muppet Video (WATCH) | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

They've been inspiring kids for over four decades, so it should be no surprise that Sesame Street's latest song is a fun little groove called "Change The World."

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Occupy Wall Street Word Cloud: What Are The Protests About?

Occupy Wall Street Word Cloud: What Are The Protests About? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When protesters first gained attention for camping out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, pundits and politicians were constantly asking what Occupy Wall Street was really about?
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Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase? You don't get it

Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase? You don't get it | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Douglas Rushkoff: Media derides the Wall Street protest at its peril. The net-driven movement is a preview of a new sustainable disussion on disconnect in U.S.
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Occupy Wall Street and Digital Activism 3.0

Occupy Wall Street and Digital Activism 3.0 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Digital activism is much more than flash mobs and Facebook.
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40 hashtags for social good

40 hashtags for social good | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Sending a tweet into the Twitterverse without a proper tag is like stocking a library with no regard to author or subject matter.
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Mattel Employs Monster High Line Against Bullies

Mattel Employs Monster High Line Against Bullies | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
To assist in the effort, Mattel executives teamed up with Lauren Parsekian and Molly Thompson, creators of the Kind Campaign, a grass-roots movement that offers an empowerment solution to bullying.
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'Sesame Street' Special on Hunger Introduces New Muppet Character

'Sesame Street' Special on Hunger Introduces New Muppet Character | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Lily, a 7-year-old girl, is meant to represent one of the 17 million American children that the Department of Agriculture estimates has limited or uncertain access to food.

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Estee Lauder Facebook App Gives Breast Cancer Awareness a Makeover

Estee Lauder Facebook App Gives Breast Cancer Awareness a Makeover | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The new Shine a Light on Breast Cancer campaign includes the launch of a new Facebook app, website, and YouTube and Tumblr integration.
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Fallen City: could a game help us find a solution to society's ills?

Fallen City: could a game help us find a solution to society's ills? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A forthcoming game from Channel 4 seeks to analyse how our cities might be mended by empowering communities, writes Keith Stuart...
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Lina Srivastava Discusses Transmedia Activism

Lina Srivastava Discusses Transmedia Activism | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Lina Srivastava works at the intersection of many fields which gives her a really unique take on what cross-platform work can do. She coined the term "transmedia activism" to describe a cross-platform storytelling framework that creates multiple points of entry to raise awareness and influence action.
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[Transmedia for Good] Andrew Slack - The strength of a story

Andrew Slack is creator, co-founder, and Executive Director of the Harry Potter Alliance which takes a creative approach to activism by mobilizing thousands ...
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Half the Sky transmedia project update 10/2011

Half the Sky transmedia project update 10/2011 | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
From a prime-time TV series, a Facebook game, low-end mobiles games, websites, educational videos, and more, Half the Sky is poised to deliver extensive high-quality content, across many platforms, to raise awareness and turn engagement into real-world action..
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MTV's 'True Life: Occupy Wall Street' Turns Movement Into Reality Show

MTV's 'True Life: Occupy Wall Street' Turns Movement Into Reality Show | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Though networks typically dispatch embeds during campaign season, MTV took a different approach to the tactic when it dispatched youth into the Occupy Wall Street protests for its show "True Life."...
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Batman Says ‘Raise My Taxes’ as Occupy Movement Comes to Comics

Batman Says ‘Raise My Taxes’ as Occupy Movement Comes to Comics | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Bruce Wayne might be a rich guy, but he's sympathetic to protesters' cause. Berlin-based artist Anjin Anhut's Occupy Gotham is part of the first wave of comic book visuals based on the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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Occupy Sesame Street Goes Viral

Occupy Sesame Street Goes Viral | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
O is for... occupation? Occupy Wall Street has spread to more than 25 cities nationwide, and one of those is inhabited by a big yellow bird.
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'Sesame Street' Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

'Sesame Street' Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Big Bird's problems getting into "The Good Birds Club" are at the center of an anti-bullying effort being launched by "Sesame Street." The venerable PBS show will air a special episode Monday that aims to teach preschoolers how to...
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A shocking connection: film-maker uncovers Blood in the Mobile

A shocking connection: film-maker uncovers Blood in the Mobile | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Stephen Applebaum: Frank Poulsen's eye-opening new documentary exposes a link between the war in DR Congo and our mobile phones...
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'MetaMaus': Inside the Making of a Comic Book That Made History

'MetaMaus': Inside the Making of a Comic Book That Made History | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, beloved comic artist and editor Art Spiegelman published Maus, his Pulitzer-winning classic about the Holocaust...
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Raise the Village | The Fiction Engine

Raise the Village | The Fiction Engine | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There’s only one thing better than playing games…and that’s inadvertently helping others whilst playing games.  Yes, it can be done. Raise The Village shows us how.

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Power of Transmedia unveiled at TEDx Rome Conference

Power of Transmedia unveiled at TEDx Rome Conference | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Now we know Transmedia is so powerful to reshape our knowledges and perceptions. But it could also help us to make the world a better place.

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