Transmedia

The place to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice to transmedia – the technique of telling a single story or story across multiple platforms including, but not limited to, games, books, events, films and television

Amber Greenlee
Case Study: The Guild.
Why was this series successful and others have fallen flat? I put the credit squarely on the writing and character development. What are your thoughts? Also, the "confessional," cuts allows the story to read both as individual episodes or each season as a movie. Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog shared this motif to great effect.
Bill Taub
Creating a web series!

For those interested in creating a web series, there are still a few openings: https://www.uclaextension.edu/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=132600 Since it's online you can be anywhere in the world there is wi-fi. Tthe only requirement is you speak English. :-) Expand post

Einny Kim
Hello, Bill Taub. Yes, I agree with your view. "The first rule is...there are no rules!!" :-) Where can I check the curriculum for this course? I am interested in Creating a web series. I want to create development a web series for Asian markets (China, Japan, Korea) in my field.
  • 5 days ago
Kirk Johnson
Doctor who2.0 audio drama with accompanying graphic novel artwork

We're taking on a huge endeavor and that is to produce a high quality audio drama with stunning artwork to go along with it. We are going to need to assemble a group of artists to collaborate on artwork for this and could use some help with reaching out to the art community for their involvement. We're currently producing several audio series and are always on the look out for talent in all areas of audio production from voice over to sound engineering. You can check out what we're up to at www.intergalacticspacerangers.com Any help and collaboration would be welcome :) Expand post

Intergalactic Space Rangers
Intergalactic Space Rangers
This is a global network of talent working to create television and audio programs in the genres of science fiction, thriller, action and comedy.
Debbie Elicksen
One of the best resources for transmedia examples
If you haven't been to the UK Bellyfeel site, check out some of the case studies and really great examples of how you can use transmedia for a project.
Amanda Toney - Stage 32 Next Level Education
This is an awesome share, thanks Debbie!
  • 4 weeks ago
Debbie Elicksen
Sometimes a Transmedia Project is a Person

Ricky Gervais is a walking, talking transmedia project when he morphs into David Brent. http://transmedia-talk.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ricky-gervais-character-david-brent-is.html Expand post

Ricky Gervais' Character David Brent Is Transmedia In Action
Ricky Gervais' Character David Brent Is Transmedia In Action
It all started back at The Office. David Brent was always that character who is accidentally offensive, even though he's trying so hard to be politically correct. Brent is no longer the manager, but n…
David C Connolly
Radio show content
I've always enjoyed Old Time Radio and I'm building a sound room/recording studio at home. I'm curious if there is any interest in this medium ?
David C Connolly
Thank you.
  • 2 months ago
O'Shea Wright
Check out my screenplay/children's book site. osheawright.com
  • 2 months ago
Alejandro Ontiveros
I love old time radio horror shows! The witches tale, the hermits cave, lights out! All of them there's so many! I think they could be a hit again! I would love to try to put an original "old time horror" podcast out there! Other than a script I wouldn't know where to start though.
  • 1 month ago
Debbie Elicksen
A beautiful setting for a podcast.
  • 4 weeks ago
Jonathan Kramer
Producers Guild, New Media Council update on the State of Transmedia Storytelling
This is a VERY worthwhile read for those interested in the current status of the art form and has been recommended by Jeff Gomez among many others: https://is.gd/djK3fl
Transmedia: Art Forms Created in Real Time
Transmedia: Art Forms Created in Real Time
Andrea Phillips answered the question What's Happened to Transmedia ? recently, and having been in the middle of it all, I've been chewing on that ever since. I don't disagree with any of her points,…
Jonathan Kramer
Great minds think alike..Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like bananas :)
  • 2 months ago
Jean Buschmann
:) To be clear to anyone who lands here, "leader" and "follower" are transient terms to me, not character judgments. We are ALL leaders in some ways, along certain paths, and all followers down other Expand comment
Jean Buschmann
Reposting a NEW YouTube clip - "Transmedia Has Changed the Game for Creators" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULk1XYKui4Y Just stumbled on this, then noticed someone already posted it on the Stage. Thought this would be a great thread to repost it in.
Jonathan Kramer
Yes Jean..Nuno was one of the first and therefore extremely knowledegable...You'd benefit greatly by reading the two books he wrote, though to be honest. Rob Pratten's or Henry Jenkin's books on Trans Expand comment
  • 2 months ago
Jean Buschmann
Good to know! Thanks. Jonathan. :)
  • 2 months ago
Jonathan Kramer
Nuno Bernardo's eBook, Transmedia 2.0 available here for FREE
I bought this book when it first came out and found it very beneficial. If you'd like to learn from one of the first successful Transmedia storytellers in the business download the book here: https://is.gd/q3jMrL
Debbie Elicksen
Nuno is awesome.
  • 2 months ago
Talece Brown
Voice Over Audio Narration/Producing
Just a big thumbs up to the team and Author I worked with on audio book just finished. Who you work with is Everything! So Proud of those I get to work with and for. It takes a team! XoT
Talece Brown
Hey A. Through Amazon/ACX/audible. But I have recruited them. I am loyal if nothing else. :) XoT.
  • 6 months ago
Amanda Toney - Stage 32 Next Level Education
:) :) That's my girl!
  • 6 months ago
Aray Brown
Congratulations!
  • 4 months ago
G.R. Barnett
I agree, I just put together a VO audio for a project I'm working on and you're right--it's always the people you work with. They make it good and/or bad. -G.R.B.
Talece Brown
Yay You!!!!! XoT
  • 2 months ago
Jonathan Kramer
The Final Frontier?
This is a Forbes article about an remarkable startup that's raised nearly a billion dollars and will change the way we tell stories and everything else. You can forget about VR and AR; this is Mixed Reality. Read all about it here: https://is.gd/WbO0VB
Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever
Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever
This story appears in the November 29, 2016 issue of Forbes. Subscribe The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countle…
Denise Jackman
The 8 defining characteristics of a transmedia production:
https://jillatkinson.wordpress.com/2010/03/19/transmedia-entertainment-8-defining-characteristics/
Transmedia Entertainment: 8 defining characteristics
Transmedia Entertainment: 8 defining characteristics
Transmedia entertainment is quickly becoming the single most powerful way to convey messages and narrative to a mass audience. Some television networks and big movie studios are using it - and if you…
Robert P. Davenport II
Thanks for posting! Transmedia is very exciting. A chance to encapsulate additional depth marketing and audience to projects is very tempting. It does mean we'll need to expand our use of staff and freelancers so we are looking for it to be profitable and just not trendy.
  • 4 months ago
James Grant Goldin
Very interesting -- although I'm not sure # 5 is always the case. The Disney, DC and Marvel universes, for example, are currently being shepherded onto various platforms by a handful of people, but th Expand comment
Denise Jackman
Well said!
  • 4 months ago
Greg Passmore
Virtual Reality Production People
Hi - I'm looking for other people involved in VR content production (i.e. Oculus, 360, etc.). There are lots of problems to be solved and only emerging distribution channels. If you are working in the VR format, it would be great to connect.
Rick James
I'm working on it. I hope we'll all be able to put our heads together and make this work.
  • 4 months ago
Robert P. Davenport II
Rick use your smartphone, go online and get a head mount for it. It works quite well.
  • 4 months ago
Murad Sayfuddin
Friends, how do you assess the prospects of 360 camera movement during the shooting? It is believed that it can cause nausea. On the other hand, the static camera it will limit dynamics. What the views would be?
  • 4 months ago
Greg Passmore
Gentle camera movement and no shaky cam. It also helps to have something stationary in the frame (as if looking through a car window). However, we have found that calm camera motions are fine. Even fast camera motions if the newest objects are far work (think of a helicopter shot).
  • 4 months ago
Murad Sayfuddin
Thanks Greg! Do you have some own example? I saw the https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-XZhKqQAHU&index=2&list=FLdk3unrgNeZwO1Bbub0NGvA Is there full CGI on green, or real time shooting too?
  • 4 months ago