The Chatsfield: Case Study & Interview with Alison Norrington « TMCResourceKit


My fantastic interview with Alison Norrington on The Chatsfield: Harlequin Mills & Boon’s transmedia storyworld is up!

 

Check out how this Cutting Edge Multi-Platform Publishing Venture is supporting Fan Fiction & Fan-Made Videos… super cool

 

http://www.tmcresourcekit.com/the-chatsfield-case-study-interview-with-alison-norrington/

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How Plague Inc educates players about Ebola (Wired UK)


The spread of Ebola is potentially terrifying, especially with medical journal The Lancet suggesting current respones may be insufficient to contain the outbreak. Yet if the surge in users British developer Ndemic Creations has seen for its indie hit Plague Inc  is anything to go by, people are at least looking to educate themselves on epidemiology.

Source: www.wired.co.uk

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StoryWorld Quest – Great Conference Recap from Matt Doherty


StoryWorld Quest is a three-day conference in Edmonton, Alberta Canada that discussed the latest in storyworld design and telling, bringing together experts from the digital, film, television and transmedia spaces. 

Keynotes, panels and open forum discussions took place that defined the latest in narrative strategies with insights from filmmakers, producers, technologists, broadcasters, developers, game designers, writers, academics, and marketing executives. ‘ 

Source: www.slideshare.net

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Big Hero 6 Proves It: Pixar’s Gurus Have Brought the Magic Back to Disney Animation | WIRED


John Lasseter is tearing up. His eyes are shining and his lashes are moist. He reaches out a warm hand to cover mine and looks deep into my eyes as he talks. He’s feeling things, powerful things, and it’s impossible not to feel them too. From any other studio executive, this would come across as insincere, even manipulative, but Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar, is quite possibly the most earnest, emotional, enthusiastic man working in Hollywood….

Source: www.wired.com

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The Internet Archive releases tools to let anyone store community content forever


The Internet Archive, the nonprofit repository for content on the Internet, announced today a strategic shift, putting it in the position of storage-dump provider that “communities” can tap if and when they see fit.

“We are creating new tools to help every media-based community build their own collections on a long-term platform that is available to the entire world for free,” the nonprofit’s founder, Brewster Kahle, wrote in a blog post today. “Collectors will be able to upload media, reference media from other collections, use tools to coordinate the activities of their community, and create a distinct Internet presence while also offering users the chance to explore diverse collections of other content.”

Source: venturebeat.com

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