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
In an article over at GamaSutra the other day the author, Leigh Alexander, asked the very legitimate question ”where’s this glorious transmedia future?”, referring to his view that the gaming industry is leading the social media revolution, and televison and film are slow to catch up.The 2012 Super Bowl had 17,5 million socialmedia imprints on one day. That's…Read more A Future for Transmedia
The first day of MIPTV drew to a close, as the lawn in front of Grand was packed with people, the beer was as good (and as expensive) as ever and the Cannes night was a very (for a Finn) suitable +15C.Whereas MIPFormats was a lot about discussing the creative challenges, rights issues and suchlike…Read more MIPTV Round Up Day One
I come from a background of traditional media; newspapers, radio and television. I still feel that especially television can play an important part in a project, since it is a tried and tested way to reach people, a way that many are familiar with and can accept fairly easily (and no, I’m not talking about…Read more Moving with the times
A trailer of our language training cross media game show for kids, The Space Trainees. It's a bit neat.
I know I'm in the television and cross media business, and I should be thrilled that people are availing themselves of an increasing amount of media. I should, but in truth, I'm not. A recent survey foretells that US citizens will consume an average of 8 hours of media per day by 2013. Of that,…Read more 8 hours of media consumption per day
Today we'll be shooting a pilot for our football quiz show GAME ON. It's a really neat format, which gained a lot of attention at MIPTV this spring. Two teams compete, using a board game and their knowledge to score as many goals as possible. The scoring is live, they get to shoot penalties at…Read more Shooting pilots is fun