Transmedia Storytelling: Ready, Set, Go!

What exactly is transmedia storytelling? And how do you develop, produce, share transmedia stories? Well, for starters, you might want to check out Robert Pratten’s Getting Started with Transmedia Storytelling a practical guide for beginners 2nd edition. You can access a full, online version below. Or purchase the print edition (or ebook) now. Share this:TweetMoreEmailPrintShare on Tumblr

Internet = Transmedia Vector

[The Internet is] a natural transmedia vector, and we already see stories being told by parallel text, video, audio, fixed image, and other kinds of content, on multiple screens. To get the whole story, you have to engage with all the different media that are used to tell it, and none of them has the ...

The Numinous Place Creator Mark Staufer on Transmedia 2

The Numinous Place Creator Mark Staufer on Transmedia
Mark Staufer (@MarkStaufer) promises a pioneering transmedia thriller with the launch of ‘The Numinous Place‘. Blending book, film and web-based narrative elements, Staufer’s quadrilogy will immerse participants in an interactive parallel world blurring traditional narrative entertainment and game play. ‘The Numinous Place’ is the world’s first truly multidimensional work of fiction – technology and creativity ...

6 Transmedia Tips

Writer and game designer Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) hass corralled 25 Things You Should Know About Transmedia Storytelling which you should read before it becomes 26 or 50. But, if you’re rushy, at least read my favorite half dozen from his list: Current Transmedia Definition The current and straightest-forwardest (not a word) definition of transmedia is ...

Transmedia and Convergence Culture

Transmedia and Convergence Culture
Transmedia storytelling is a way to create a storyworld and tell a story across multiple platforms and formats. The different media complement each other and are linked together. An essential aspect of a transmedia production, is that the audience can actively participate in the storyworld.  Therefore a digital platform often has a central role. One ...

Transmedia Storytelling and Documentary Filmmaking 2

Transmedia Storytelling is the practice of telling a single story with multiple platforms and formats, often using digital tools. Often shortened to simply Transmedia, it can allow documentary filmmakers to not only reach new audiences, but also to create unique educational components to enhance their film’s message and provide ways to partner with companies and ...

No Ur-Text in Transmedia Storytelling 1

Transmedia storytelling represents a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of creating a unified and coordinated entertainment experience. Ideally, each medium makes it own unique contribution to the unfolding of the story… There is no one single source or ur-text where one can turn ...