Revenge of the TV (Who Strikes back… With a New Hope… Not Unlike a Phantom Menace…)

Bellyfeel Weekly RoundupThis week we look at TV! But first I have to justify the title.

They say money can’t bring you happiness, but I can’t stop laughing at this! Check out the $40million bet between George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.

It seems more homes are paying to watch Television then ever, despite countless reports that multi-screen viewing is resulting in the opposite.

Sky UK has also proven that they have an ace up their sleeve by entering the ‘supposedly’ declining DVD industry with their “Buy and Keep” option through the sky store.

In Transmedia News, Alex Alexander (winner of 2013 MIP Cube: Content 360 Award for excellence in Transmedia Storytelling) explains the importance of pitching a transmedia idea, and the secrets he’s learned along the way!

If there’s one thing we love to experiment with here at Bellyfeel its mobile phones in Transmedia. Check out this report by exploreB2B.com, which examines the importance of phones in transmedia brand narrative.

Touching on our ever-popular children and technology theme, here’s a great report on what ‘watching TV means for children’ today.

Al Jazeera does it again. Check out their brilliant Interactive Web-Documentary Indian Hospital Revisited

Do you like Game of Thrones? Do you Like Social Media? Do you like Info-graphics and knowledge sandwiches? Then I have a present for you…

I’m lonely… Are you? Check out this great film entitled The Innovation of Loneliness in this week’s social media news.

And finally, just for fun, Breaking Bad Spinoff Better Call Saul has released info their latest cast and other rumours about the show.

That about does it for TV this week. The force is strong with that one.

 

Right George?

“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader

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