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5 Questions Answered About Interactive Storytelling

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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Can You Believe in Interactive Stories?

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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Ballard and Abba… at last

Ballard and Abba

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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Fighting for Mobile Attention against Games and Social

The mobile battlefield is so barren and cruel that traditional media producers rarely venture there. They still fire in video (from a distance) – and win some minor skirmishes, especially with short-form content. But they don’t understand the environment and would never dare to go hand to hand with the audience. Next year, there will […]

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I’m Locked in an NYC Apartment with 5000 DVDs to Watch and All the Food I can Eat

Sounds like heaven right? Think again. This is an acclaimed documentary called the Wolfpack. It’s the story of 6 brothers and 1 sister who are kept “prisoner” by their father and mother in a New York apartment while they are growing up. The film catches the kids, now aged between 11 and 18, as they […]

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Syfy and #Sharknado 3 Make Social TV History (Again)

It’s that time of year again! I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since the last Sharknado hit the east coast of America and my last Sharknado article was released (no summer storm this time – Porsche is still there…) *WARNING, MAJOR SHARK INFESTED SPOILERS AHEAD* Much of this post will contain spoilers that have […]

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Do You Know What A Dead Drop Is?

It’s always a good day when I get to write about Geo-storytelling! It’s an important part of what we do here at Bellyfeel – but it does seem to get somewhat overshadowed by the two heavy hitters (Transmedia and Social TV)! Though to be fair, these can sometimes overlap with Geo Storytelling…   It All […]

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What is Transmedia? (infographic)

What is Transmedia? thumb

You might get asked this question a lot… I get asked it ALL the time. What is Transmedia? In answer, I decided to make an infographic. Here it is:   Embed this Infographic on your own site: <div style=”clear:both”><a href=”http://www.bellyfeel.co.uk/2015/06/what-is-transmedia/”><img src=”http://www.bellyfeel.co.uk/bfblog/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/whatistransmedia_bellyfeel_iG.png” title=”What is Transmedia?” alt=”What is Transmedia? (Infographic)” border=”0″ /></a></div> <div>Courtesy of: <a href=”http://www.bellyfeel.co.uk/2015/06/what-is-transmedia/”>Bellyfeel</a></div> <p>  

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