Possibly impossible – the challenging art of looking past what is possible to what is probable

Cross media, transmedia, multiplatform storytelling, deep media… the terms are legion and intertwining, as I’m sure most readers of this blog know already. At the heart of all of them lies an urge to tell compelling stories over more than one media, in ways that engages and immerses the audience and utilize the strengths of…Read more Possibly impossible – the challenging art of looking past what is possible to what is probable

One Year in the world of Transmedia and Multiplatform Storytelling

Following up on my curation of my blog from last year - "One Year In Transmedia" - I today published "One Year In Now Media". It's a curation of this blog, with a number of articles divided into subsections according to topic. It's available for free on Slideshare on a Creative Commons license. I'm very…Read more One Year in the world of Transmedia and Multiplatform Storytelling

The mixing of Real and Not Real in Transmedia

(the musings continue, now with something I'm struggling with right now)One particular challenge that I face while developing transmedia, is the thin line between being just about enough fictional, but not too fictional. I don’t work – or, should I say, I do not at the moment work – with drama-based transmedia projects; instead, the…Read more The mixing of Real and Not Real in Transmedia

Interactive storytelling… in a slightly different way

Well, now there is a saviour for all the pople who can't make it home in time for their kids bedtime.Microsoft and literary agents Chorion have teamed up to create "an online interactive storytelling application on Windows Live Messenger" as reported by C21 Media.It's basically storybooks that the kids can play around with, touch the…Read more Interactive storytelling… in a slightly different way