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Storyworld & Point Of View

At Bellyfeel we are currently writing a new native transmedia drama that is character driven. In the story as we have it so far the audience spends most of its time with a single character – the hero. From his lowly position in the fictional society he listens and comments on the events that happen...
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Adaption

A Transmedia Adaption – A Clockwork Orange

When a screenwriter adapts a novel for the screen they invariably cut large quantities of the author’s material as it does not contribute to what the screenwriter has identified as the main narrative drive. They have 90 to 120 pages to tell a story that may have been written using hundreds more pages.   Adaption...
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The Star Factor

I wonder who the first true transmedia star will be? Of course this won’t happen until transmedia storytelling is accepted and understood as a legitimate form in its own right by the big players of traditional media – talent agents, film and TV production companies, broadcast organisations and the stars themselves.   Mainstreaming To make...
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Fragmentation

Fragmentation of story means that a story has been broken into pieces… How does this work? Fragmentation is when a story has been structured, designed and written as little pieces of story, or fragments, in order for it to be delivered across multiple platforms.   Fragmentation at Bellyfeel At Bellyfeel we refer to this as...
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Disruption Or Revolution?

Both terms refer to the impact new media technologies (broadband internet, games, Apple Inc., Facebook, mobile devices, IPTV etc) have had on the traditional media model of top down, controlled broadcasting. So are you on the side of Digital Disruption or Digital Revolution? [note color=”#ffffd6″]Traditional audiences are scattered across many platforms. Social viewing – watch...
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Interactive Video Showreel

Watch the Bellyfeel interactive showreel below – if you want to personalise the experience you’ll need an Mp3 of your favourite music track. Our current favourite is Ace of Spades by Motorhead but you can choose something entirely more laid back if you like?
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The Fifth Space

The Fifth Space is where live events take place in the physical world, away from the computer (all four screens). It is the cinema, the theatre, the stadium, the muddy field, the street. It is a place where people with a similiar interest congregate. Following on from my previous post, The Five Space Strategy, here...
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1983: Buzzcocks, Pete Shelley and the XL1 ZX Spectrum Program

Mid 80’s pop music and interactive programming crossover… year: 1983 – format: ZX Spectrum – product: XL1 album >> What does any of that mean? Watching some documentaries on UK TV recently about the punk explosion of the 1970’s has led me to rediscover my passion for the Buzzcocks, and in turn made me think...
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