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

Illya Szilak | Posted 07.22.2014 | 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
Tribeca

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
Tribeca

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
Tribeca

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
Tribeca

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
Tribeca

"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...

Connecting Meaning and Learning Through Storytelling

Laura Fleming | Posted 06.04.2011 | Education
Laura Fleming

Within education, storytelling techniques can be used to create an emotional connection with curricular content.

Collective Creativity: Tapping Into the Irish Diaspora and Beyond

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Reporters Uncensored

By Maura Kelly "IRISH people have a long and proud tradition of creativity. From the poems of Yeats to the invention of Boolean Algebra - the foundat...

Social Media to Prevent Hate Media

Mark Belinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Belinsky

George Orwell wrote "history is written by the winners," and while this has been the case in many places, it has certainly not held true for Israel. A...

Kids' Books Jump From Screen To Page ... And Back Again

npr.org | Morning Edition | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Staying ahead of the younger generation isn't easy for the book publishing industry. Kids adapt easily when new devices come along, and they are often...

Google's Chrome Has 40 Million Active Users, Glide Annouces Extension at CES (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Beet.TV's Daisy Whitney visits Google headquarters to speak with Google spokesman Eitan Bencuya about developments with their browser, Chrome.

Is It Time to Move Your Agency to Hollywood?

DJ Edgerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
DJ Edgerton

Traditional interruption-based marketing is dead (or at least in severe decline) and anything an agency creates on behalf of a brand must give the consumer real value.