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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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transmedia storyworld

Can You See My Storyworld?

I’m holding a red balloon in my hands… It has no air in it so it’s long, thin and stretchy. This is my story – this balloon. Just a simple story with a beginning, a middle and an end. One line of narrative. If I move this way, it disappears altogether. If you’re too far...
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Storyworlds for Social TV

Storyworlds for Social TV – Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks

Expanding storyworlds and storylines across social media is something every writer and media producer should plan for when creating content. Following my previous post about Transmedia and Social Media, this article is especially important for those working in Social TV. Think First – Mobile is NOT the Second Screen Social Media is the perfect companion...
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Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks

Transmedia or Social Media? Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks

So, what does Storyworld Expansion Across Social Networks mean? In one sense the answer is simple – it’s pretty self-explanatory: Stretching or fragmenting the world of your story onto public social media sites and forums. That’s the easy answer… But how is it done? What are the rules? Are there even any rules? If an idea...
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Geo Storyworlds

Where in the WORLD do you find a Geo Story?

In Salford Storyworld of course… I gave a talk a couple of years ago at Media City UK about a geo-enabled interactive storytelling system I worked on called On Location. On Location was a geo locative storytelling system for education and the real world that pinned LOCAL stories to the GLOBAL map and vice versa....
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Transmedia Trouble? Better Call Saul!

“Lawyers, we’re like health insurance. You hope you never need it. But then not having it? No!” – Jimmy McGill. It’s Good To Be Back Yes, the long wait is over. Breaking Bad spin off “Better Call Saul” finally aired last week (on AMC for those lucky Americans), and on Netflix for the rest of...
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The Storyworld Dice

Uncover The Nerdiest Storyworld Training… EVER

Dungeons and Dragons… aka D&D. The game often associated with geeks, nerds, foam swords, cloaks and basements. But move past the stigma and what is D&D at its core? It’s an interactive story in a “Role-Playing Game” setting. You Roll a “History” Check… 15 Now despite everyone knowing what D&D is and just not admitting...
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Share This Post and Reach Platinum Status On ‘Handles’

I’m not known for writing ‘proper reviews’… So instead, I just wanted to quickly share an experience I had yesterday at the University of Salford Creative Entrepreneur Event. It’s a social media play called ‘Handles’ (#HandlesMcr) and it’s pretty damn cool. ** Yes, some minor spoilers here, but nothing worth worrying about** Pink Status Handles,...
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