I recently read an interesting article on storytelling by Jonathan Gottschall. I’ve been for a long time - like Gottschall, apparently - quite fascinated by the power a well-crafted and well-told story can have, in almost any sort of circumstances. In my line of work - creating, developing and producing everything from TV shows to…Read more The Power of True Stories
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
This is a brief post I wrote for the Media Writers Association, a new start-up I'm involved in which is focusing on connecting events with writers for increased awareness and traction. If I had a euro for everytime I’ve heard someone lambast a buyer, a producer, a commissioner or a head of programming for ”not…Read more The Art of Getting It
hat tip Ms Paeonia :)So, the interactive music video is finally here. The music video that - as interactive television was hailed as - allows you to watch a video and click your way to all the products you see in the video, be they cars, clothes, sunglasses or whatever.First out is the Irish band…Read more Interactive music videos … well…
Short ad here :)Anyone interested in the creation of interactive and cross media, the development process, the testing and all aspects of it - book up the end of May in you calendars already. And book a flight to Vaasa, Finland, as we are hosting a conference on just those things here at MediaCity.Speakers will…Read more Heads up! Book you Finland-flights NOW!
There are a lot of things happening in the world of interactive content and interactive narrative. New devices and new technologies offers opportunities to do loads of stuff previously unimaginable. Some - like me and my colleagues - work with creating interactive tv formats, which have a potential to sell on the national or international…Read more Transparency – new interactive cinema