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Step Ahead
I was asked by Kelly McErlean from Dundalk Institute of Technology to answer some questions for a book he’s writing about Interactive Storytelling and Transmedia. The questions were insightful and led to some good answers, so I’m sharing them here on the blog… —————- 1) In terms of story navigation, how have you resolved difficulties...
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There is no such thing as interactive stories. “Then, why have you been banging on about them for the last few years?” I hear you ask. Let me try and explain on this Linked In post I published last week. I published a post about this on my Linked In page last week. Read it...
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Do you like Abba? We all have a special place in our hearts for at least one Abba song. Even if once upon a time they were the devil’s music. I was listening to their greatest hits CD a few years ago and it occurred to me that their music reminded me of JG Ballard’s...
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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...
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Can You Make Beautiful Custom WordPress Sites Using CSS and PHP? Can you design infographics and print materials using Illustrator and Photoshop? ——————————— If the answer to both of those questions is yes – then we have a job for you. We need a talented individual who has excellent skills in web coding and graphic...
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Interesting People and Projects
Do Not Track - Interview
Do you know which companies are tracking your daily activity on the web? Do you know what schemes those companies are concocting to leverage your data and separate you from your hard earned cash? Do Not Track is an interactive documentary that will tell you this – and more. This innovative media project examines what...
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Poptropica - Jeff Kinney Interview
I was asked to produce a live event about virtual worlds for kids recently. I discovered one I hadn’t heard of before:  Poptropica which has 300 million users. I was quite shocked that there was a media property out there so massive and I hadn’t even heard the name before… Poptropica – Pop-wotica? It was started by the very...
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Storyworld Hangout
As part of being at the Conducttr Conference 2014, we hosted a Google Hangout featuring some very fascinating practitioners and experts from the world of Transmedia. Recorded at 3pm GMT Thursday 9th October… This is a 1 hour Google Hangout featuring Jill Golick and Robert Pratten – hosted by Krishna Stott. It is a discussion about...
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