Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about some principles I feel are crucial for anyone creating stories and content today, while hoping to reach and engage people with said stories and content. There are many ways for us to look at what we’re doing. There are many tips and tricks to keep…Read more Rebooting our creative minds – are we worthy of an audience?
In my last post I shared some thoughts on the importance of earning the trust of your audience, a crucial thing for any creator and storyteller. If your audience does not trust you, or if you betray their trust, you will either be largely ignored or face a world of hurt at some point. This,…Read more A word on trust
This is an excerpt of Starlightrunner's CEO Jeff Gomez' contribution to "One Year in Now Media vol V". Where do you feel the media world is at the moment, and how has it evolved in 2015? I’m fascinated with how young people are using media as an extension of identity. Because we can touch and…Read more Media and Us – An Interview With Jeff Gomez
I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a position where I get called in every now and then to help different productions, creators, companies, producers and other stakeholders in their development work. The stuff I work on ranges from corporate storytelling via academia to pure entertainment content, on all possible platforms (though rarely all at…Read more Blowing up silos – the evolution of media is just beginning
So, we're now writing (or trying to remember to write) 2016. As I've done for the past few years, I've compiled a publication consisting of a curation of my blog posts from the past year. The posts deal with media, audience engagement, multiplatform and corporate storytelling, principles of social media campaigning and more - basically…Read more One Year in Now Media – 2015
I’ve been trying to write down my experience of attending F/S 2015 several times already. It’s been difficult. Mostly because I feel what I learned – or, rather, immersed – there has yet to sink in properly. Sink in, and rise to the surface again. I agree wholeheartedly with what people have written about it…Read more ForwardSlashStory – the stone that sends the ripples
I’ve been pitching things for over a decade – from ready-made shows to interactive concepts, from television formats to transmedia projects. I’ve pitched to all kinds of people; investors, buyers, jurys, collaborators, colleagues… you name it. Lately I’ve been asked to hold some pitching workshops for PhD students and researchers at the university I’m affiliated…Read more Three advice on pitching