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Why The Focus On "Passing" Transgender People Harms The Trans Community

Mandi Camille Hauwert | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Mandi Camille Hauwert

Transgender stories are everywhere; from news broadcasts, reality television, to Oscar-nominated films about trans people, the media cannot get enough...

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Cooperative Model Boosts Independent & Transmedia Content

Jacob Devaney | Posted 06.02.2015 | Books
Jacob Devaney

Digital technology is democratizing publishing while leveling the playing field for content creators. At the same time, a cooperative model is also emerging for other aspects of publishing that includes marketing and distribution.

An Interactive Fight Against Gender-Based Violence: Priya's Shakti

Lina Srivastava | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

Additionally, Priya is not docile, light-skinned, hyper-sexualized or objectified in the way mainstream Indian or global media often presents women. She is both an everywoman as well as a superhero who starts to build her own movement through the help of a powerful ally in Parvati.

Cli-Fi Is Real

Scott Thill | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

That we have been sleepwalking through such massive destabilization for decades proves that we are much better at consensually hallucinating than we are at separating our sciences and fictions.

Review: 'Disperse the Light' an Exhibition of New E-Lit

Illya Szilak | Posted 09.19.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Each year writers, critics and scholars of "born digital" literature congregate at the Electronic Literature Organization conference.

Building a Transmedia Project for Young Adults With Mental Illness, Their Families and Their Health Care Providers

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Mona Shattell

Telling stories across multiple media forms, tapping the strengths of each, offers the potential to develop meaningful stories in much deeper and more engaging ways.

How an Interdisciplinary Transmedia Project Can Address Mental Illness Stigma

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Mona Shattell

How does one go about an interdisciplinary project spanning art and science? How might this look? we set out to explore how mental health advocacy, video game design, and documentary filmmaking could come together to enhance understanding and fight stigma about mental illness.

Bombshell: A Transmedia Journey into the Heart of a Pinup

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

I'm interviewing filmmaker and director, Christie Strong of Strong Features about what it means to construct a transmedia story and how she's developing her own unique project using various social media sites to provide an interactive and ever-changing environment for her audience.

Children and Families, Media and Play: The Five Minute Futurist

David Kleeman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

The coming years will look like the late '90s TV "gold rush," when companies staked out channel space in the expanding multi-channel universe. This time, though, the prospectors will mine distinctive content that can woo audiences in the "over the top" TV market.

Good Intentions Are Not Enough: On Community, Voice, and the Ethics of Inclusion/Exclusion

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.26.2013 | Chicago
Mona Shattell

How do we include more, and diverse voices? How do we ensure that we get it "right"? How do we ensure that our impact is what was intended? What do we need to do now, early in the process to be more inclusive?

In a Viral World, Critical Analysis Is Critical: Lessons Learned at Transmedia Hollywood 4

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.17.2013 | Media
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The petrochemical lobby has the bucks, the high-priced ad agencies, lawyers, and legislators in their pockets. We have the truth and our creativity.

VIDEO: Transmedia Storytelling Targets Kenyan Youth

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CANNES - Whether it be via cell phones, radio, Facebook or other websites, Melvin Alusa, director of Well Told Story, a multimedia communications proj...

The Transmedia Secret of Secret Cinema

Jon Vidar | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media
Jon Vidar

This past November, I made the trip for the second year in a row to the Mozilla Festival in London, a three day technology binge fest that brings together some of the world's top thinkers to consider and shape the future of the web. It's awesome.

Want To Turn Your Life Into A Video Game?

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

Want to bring down a fraudulent financial company ? Talk to the bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln? Go to a "Mad Men"-era Beatles concert with Don and Sally...

Transmedia Makers: Frustration + Opportunity = Magic

David Kleeman | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media
David Kleeman

It's easy to imagine teens of 2000 bouncing medium to medium, while longing for a connective thread -- a TV-show website that goes deeper than cast bios and "printables"; magazines that explore the worlds of their favorite games; the book-based backstory to the film they just saw.

New Transmedia Project Aims To Change Fiction

Posted 08.07.2012 | Books

A new transmedia project called 'The Numinous Place' is trying to raise money on Kickstarter. It already has one famous backer: the actor Russell Crow...

Comics Instead of Textbooks?

Jacob Devaney | Posted 07.02.2012 | Books
Jacob Devaney

Learning is one of the most empowering things a person can do with their life and can be quite fun, yet the mediums used in classrooms are dated and have caused students to think that learning is drudgery.

Future of Film: Our Top 10 Transmedia Posts of 2011

Tribeca | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

One might say transmedia is where the rubber meets the road for visual storytelling in the 21st century. In 2011 we had many posts from experts who can really define transmedia.

PAVEMENT Occupies LA: 11.05/06.2011 (VIDEO w/ Bill Maher)

Sam Slovick | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

The occupation at City Hall in Los Angeles can best be described in terms of digestion; the People have coughed up a big hairball on the Mayor's front...

Future of Film: Story Hacks

Tribeca | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology

What if we applied the popular hackathon concepts of user-feedback and iteration to create a new kind of technological storytelling?

Future of Film: Why Transmedia Is Catching On (Part 2)

Tribeca | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

Leading transmedia talent has emerged from a wide array of disciplines, including technology, indie film, fantasy games, marketing, comic books, video...

Future of Film: Why Transmedia Is Catching On (Part 3)

Tribeca | Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment

Tracking transmedia developments as they unfold will be complicated, in part because this new entertainment format covers so much ground.

Future of Film: Why Transmedia is Catching On

Tribeca | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts

"Isaac Newton didn't discover gravity, he just named it," one TV writer-producer quipped during a recent conversation about transmedia. And so it woul...