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

Vasco Phillip de Sousa
What is transmedia anyway?

I used to think Transmedia was the kind of online-world experience, that Blair Witch Project, The Matrix, the "mutant watch" website from the first X-Men movie, and Simian Flu from Planet of the Apes were about. You know, interactive experience that adds to the film's world. Now, I see people talkin...

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Rustin L. Odom

It seems to me "Transmedia" is a temporary throw away word for the nebulous "other" of entertainment that is not quite defined yet. We're heading into uncharted entertainment territory so you're going...

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Jonathan Kramer

By definition, Transmedia is interactive storytelling across multiple platforms. I would suggest you read Transmedia 101 by Henry Jenkins who many feel is the originator of the concept: http://henryje...

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Susan Furey

I also suggest you check out with Emmett Furey, award-winning Transmedia Producer in L.A. www.emmettfurey.com

Jonathan Kramer
Great insights into creating a truly immersive experience

There's great value in this editorial from the tech journalist at Forbes magazine and all points made are valuable to those of us seeking to engage people with multi-platform storytelling: http://goo.gl/qSnzR2

The 6 Secrets To Creating A Truly Immersive Experience
The 6 Secrets To Creating A Truly Immersive Experience
Whether you're throwing a corporate event or building a virtual reality game, creating an immersive experience is no easy feat. I spoke to writers, game designers, immersive theater producers, and oth…
Richard "RB" Botto

Great share, Jon. Interesting piece.

Jonathan Kramer

Thanks RB.. I believe it's one of the better written, more comprehensive articles on the subject. After seeing demos of the new Lenovo Phab line with Google's project Tango this opens the door for some rather interesting creative opportunities for yet another exciting platform.

Richard "RB" Botto

Exciting times, my friend. No question.

Karen Snyder
New Transmedia Studio opening in Houston Texas

Greetings! I am opening a new transmedia production studio, Trans / Seven, with award-winning broadcast producer, Jon Lindgren, here in Houston Texas this next month. Our focus is on transmedia storytelling as expressed over full-motion video games, broadcast, web, and mobile app. If you are in the...

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Brad Rushing

Hi Joel - Is there a Facebook page for that group? I'd love to join and/or be on the mailing list, please. I am a native Houstonian based in Los Angeles, but I get back as often as I can and at least during the Christmas holidays every year. Thanks!

Joel Irwin

http://www.meetup.com/filmind-254/ (largest film industry meetup group in the US)

Karen Snyder

Thank you, Joel. I have attended several meetings and value Norman's efforts. Brad, I used to work in Pasadena CA. Lovely city. Miss it along with most of LA. Next time you are in town, drop a line.

Karen Snyder

Tanya, we are developing transmedia marketing, education, entertainment and corporate training projects. The emphasis for transmedia production is on video production, full-motion video games (games w...

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Robert Franklin

Great! More people working!

Charles G. Masi
IVR: Medium and Message

Over the past six months I've been looking at virtual reality technology. There are some obvious conclusions that I put together in an online paper uploaded to my website at www.cgmasi.com/EIED2016. If you have any interest in VR, take a look and tell me what you think....

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EIED2016
EIED2016
Affiliations: 1ITT Technical Institute, Fort Myers, FL, USA. 2C.G. Masi Technology Communications, Naples, FL, USA. 3Light Reach Media Group, LLC, 15525 Cedarwood Dr. 104, Naples, Fl 34110, USA. *Corr…
Jacob Whitley
A sci-fi vision of love from a 318-year-old hologram

Very interesting. I feel like I just mentally watched a full movie in 12 minutes. http://www.ted.com/talks/monica_byrne_a_sci_fi_vision_of_love_from_a_318......

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James Hammer
Follow Up to Transmedia Futures: Cultures of Funding in Contemporary Media

Here's a follow up to my post about the 2016-17 Theme of Transmedia Futures for the Media Futures Research Centre at Bath Spa University in the UK. http://www.media-futures.org/kick-starting-media-conference/ Funding is such a significant issue for all of us in media... it'd be worth exploring the d...

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James Hammer
Projects and Dreams

Hey Transmedia Freaks! I haven't posted here in a while... been busy with some business developments. I feel as though the people who are connected to this forum are the future of storytelling in many ways... so, what's the future look like, my friends? What projects are we pioneering? What dreams o...

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Elaine Wood

James it sounds great. I love the zombie genre. How are you planning to market your idea? To me, the launch is the trickiest piece of the puzzle. I'm just in the concept phase of designing a way to la...

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James Hammer

Hey Elaine! Great to Meet you! Once our investment funds are in place, I plan on launching into collaboration with several entities that are on the cutting edge of transmedia content development. I'm...

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Debbie Elicksen
Transmedia Perspective: Platform is a musical instrument.

This piece has a great perspective on transmedia. "Each storytelling medium is a musical instrument. If played well, you’re going to get something artful and beautiful.” http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2010/transmedia-gatekeeping-the-story-no......

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Tanya Laird
VR Meetup - Augmenting Reality

hi All, so the Augmenting Reality meetup is based in London but we've recently taken to live streaming them too. If you're interested in gaining access to the live steam just head on over to the Meetup page and join the meetup you're interested in watching. A live stream link is sent to those who've...

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Augmenting Reality (London, United Kingdom)
Augmenting Reality (London, United Kingdom)
Our Augmenting Reality meetup group is all about Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and related technologies such as AI. AR has been described as the new 8th Mass Medium, and VR is pois…
James Hammer
Transmedia Futures

The theme of the Media Futures Research Centre at Bath Spa University (in the UK) for 2016-2017 is Transmedia Futures: http://www.media-futures.org/2016-17-transmedia-futures/ The theme also frames a research project called "Transmedia Earth Network" for which they have put in a bid this year. I pos...

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Looking to Make a channel

Hi there! If you are in La this is directed to you. I am moving down to La in the next week and would like to start the show off running. I would ideally like to start a youtube channel with a couple other motivated people. The idea behind this youtube channel is for specific content, and only creat...

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James Hammer
Lessons Learned About Transmedia Storytelling

A thought provoking list... http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-15-things-ive-learned-about-transme... What's provoked in you? Please share......

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The 15 Things I've Learned about Transmedia Storytelling
The 15 Things I've Learned about Transmedia Storytelling
The 15 Things I've Learned about Transmedia Storytelling Ingrid Kopp, the Tribeca Film Institute's Director of Digital Initiatives, recently shared her wisdom garnered over the year's she has spent in…
James Hammer

The two things that initially resonate with me are numbers THREE and FIVE. THREE- Collaboration is hard… Yeah, it is. The biggest challenge is often simply FINDING someone who WILL collaborate. Other...

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