DIY Days

I’ve always been awed by the phenomenon that is the DIY Days. I’ve never attendend myself – one of the drawbacks of living fairly remote – but from what I’ve seen of the action on Twitter, Storify and other social media, and the videos posted from these events, it’s one that is on my bucket…Read more DIY Days

Funding cross platform content in 2014

One of the things I’ve been most curious about as I’ve seen the rise of cross platform content, transmedia practices and the need to cater for an increasingly active audience over the past few years, is the urgent need for projects to achieve financial sustainability. Coming from the world of television, I believe the chances…Read more Funding cross platform content in 2014

For those about to embark on something transmedia, we salute you

The year has started briskly with a number of articles talking about 2014 as the year of the tipping point. Finally the audience is in place (granted, it has probably been in place for quite some time already) but even more crucially, the entertainment industry is poised to take advantage of this, by moving into…Read more For those about to embark on something transmedia, we salute you

Year 2013 – The Projects

So, as you might’ve noticed, I released a look at the past year and a look ahead to 2014 just before Christmas – ”One Year In Now Media 2013 Edition”. It contains among other things interviews with a lot of brilliant and interesting people, who’ve kindly shared their thoughts on the past twelve months and…Read more Year 2013 – The Projects

One Year in Now Media 2013 Edition

We're nearing the end of the year, and keeping with the tradition of the past couple of years I've compiled a curation of this blog and other blog posts I've written. The posts are combined with interviews with some of the sharpest minds in the multi platform and transmedia field - Christy Dena, Jeff Gomez,…Read more One Year in Now Media 2013 Edition

The Art of Getting It

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