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Bolton Storyworld
Premier Award-Winner

Bolton Storyworld: Codename Winterhill wins Learning on Screen Award

It was a shock… On Thursday last week Lee was in London attending the Learning on Screen awards ceremony. We were finalists for the Educational Multimedia award. I hadn’t been able to go, as my daughter was doing a music  performance that night. As it transpired she was ill, so I was at home looking after her. I wasn’t...
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Learning Onscreen Award

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...
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Codename Winterhill

They laughed when I said there were Aliens at the University

But not when students started going missing… Sign Up for a week long smartphone adventure now – story starts on Monday 3rd November. Text the word STARTBSW to +441204 238483 to sign up. www.boltonstoryworld.com
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Geo Storyworlds

Geo Storyworld Transmedia Showcase in Manchester

Bellyfeel, University of Bolton and University of Salford a have teamed up for an innovative live event in MediaCityUK at 1pm on the 22nd November 2013 where they will premiere a brand new interactive story format, plus showcase a selection of the latest Geo Transmedia storytelling projects made in the North West region. “Geo Storyworlds...
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Article on Bellyfeel and Transmedia

Last year Anna Zaluczkowska spent some time with us while we were working on The Alexander Wilson Project to research storyworld and transmedia practice. She wrote an interesting academic piece on how storytelling is evolving through new methods of authoring and distribution and it was published in the Journal of Screenwriting. You can buy the...
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Inside a Storyworld Bible

During our workshop session with Bolton University Arts & Media Department, we discussed the contents of a storyworld bible – what material it needs to make it work as the bedrock for the stories to be told.     Rules A successful storyworld bible acts as a kind of ‘rule book’ or ‘user manual’ for...
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Bolton Storyworld

We are working on an R&D storyworld project with Bolton University so last week we ran a workshop with Anna Zaluczkowska in the Arts and Media Department. Here are some of my ideas on the purpose of storyworld I put forward to the group; Creating a storyworld gives us a place where stories can exist...
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