Friday, November 26, 2010

I'll take Dexter over Snooki, won't you?

Looks like the answer to that question is NO. Read more about scripted TV v. reality TV here.

Not my normal topic of transmedia, but this ties in with a video I saw on Sidereel that states Republicans (in the US) trend toward reality tv...and the networks follow. Ugh.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Old School Transmedia Primer

Dungeon & Dragons can help you (if you played) with transmedia. Read about it here.
...via Silverstring Media

Amazon looks for talent...

Read about Amazon Studios here.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Move faster towards Transmedia, Hollywood

Hollywood is only warming gradually to these new (transmedia) technologies. Read what Tim Kring and Carlton Cuse have to say here. And my fav... “We’re not in 1974 anymore.”

Learning via Apps

Cynthia Chiong & Carly Shuler discuss the pass-back effect, explore the feasibility of using apps to promote learning among young kids and examine the implications of these findings within industry, education, and research.

Read their report in full here.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Transmedia Business Realities via PGA

Brent Weinstein speaks some transmedia wisdom here.

Thanks for the post, Simon Pulman.

Transmedia Marketing when you buy the DVD/Blu-Ray(3D)

Check out what Universal Studios Home Entertainment is up to here.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

iPad/Pod/Phone Exploration for Transmedia Development

Hats off to the team at KidScreen for bringing the iPad revolution to the industry masses. Do not miss KidScreen Summit and this iKids special on apps. Respect!

Read more here.

Monday, November 1, 2010

New Character Delivery, Transmedia Style

Ex-Nickelodeon dude and named Top 50 Digital Players per The Hollywood Reporter, Albie Hecht starts with a USB charater, makes it into a game after Comic-Con success, and is planning a web series, toy and tv if all goes well. In the new age, this is how it rolls. Read more here.

Transmedia Goldmine

Get the goods from Cinekid for Professional's Master Class with Jeff Gomez on Transmedia Storytelling here.

Big thanks to Daniƫl van Gool for his excellent coverage.