Evolution is around the corner – but when will we turn it?

I’ve spent the last few days on the sunny Riviera, immersing myself in MIPFormats, MIPDigital and MIPTV, the biggest market places around when it comes to TV content and, nowadays, increasingly online and mobile and social content as well. I was even invited to take part in a panel, which was interesting – I’ve never…Read more Evolution is around the corner – but when will we turn it?

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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

The Three ”T”:s – TV, Twitter and Transmedia

So, apparently having people talking, discussing, arguing and generally getting their collective panties in a twist about what you’re creating is a good thing. I could never have guessed. According to a Nielsen and SocialGuide study, tweeting about a show has an effect on the popularity of a show. A 4.2 increase in Twitter activity…Read more The Three ”T”:s – TV, Twitter and Transmedia

Entertainment Master Class – television on the move

I was graciously invited to come and talk to the Oslo-edition of the Entertainment Master Class 2013. It’s a course that seems to have a lot to offer professionals within the TV industry; if nothing else, it’s interesting to see that several of the participants are coming back for a second or even third stint…Read more Entertainment Master Class – television on the move

How to disrupt television – six tips to start you off

During the eight years I’ve been working in the television format field, I’ve nearly lost track of all the people who’ve claimed they were going to ”disrupt television”. I’ll freely admit that I’ve echoed that sentiment too, over the years. Moreover, I’ll readily admit that I’ve not given up on it either. Disrupt television, and…Read more How to disrupt television – six tips to start you off

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

Reflections on transmedia – Nordic Panorama edition

I’ve spent this weekend up in Oulu to attend the Nordic Panorama festival for documentaries and short films, and more precisely to act as a consultant at the Transmedia Hackathon that Laura Marie Kiralfy put on there via her Encounters project. The company I work for, MediaCity Finland, also played host to the 2nd Nordic…Read more Reflections on transmedia – Nordic Panorama edition