Transmedia Project: Bolton Storyworld Nominated for a Learning Onscreen Award

We are very pleased to announce the nomination of a Bellyfeel and University of Bolton project as a finalist in the Learning Onscreen awards 2016.

Bolton Storyworld is a transmedia thriller story made by students for students with the help and guidance of Bellyfeel.

Learning on Screen is the only UK awards celebrating media production in learning, teaching and research, now in its twelfth year. Entries were submitted by broadcasters, production companies, education institutions, museums, publishers, charities, libraries, students and any other organisation or individual producing educational media.

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“Bolton Storyworld – Codename: Winterhill” is a nominee in the Educational Multimedia Award category. This is a transmedia story that puts the audience into the action as a character. In the story, people are going missing and you are next.

You must interact via SMS, phone calls, websites and video to uncover who is behind the disappearances and the strange goings on around Bolton.

This all happens on your smartphone. Anyone can get involved and all it costs are a few txt messages. Sign up to the story now by sending a text message containing the word STARTBSW to +441204238483

Visit Bolton Storyworld here.

The project is a collaboration between the University of Bolton, Bellyfeel and Anna Zaluczkowska.

All shortlisted entries will be showcased at the Learning on Screen Awards ceremony in London on Thursday 28 April 2016.

Seeyou there?


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