By Haley Moore, June 29th, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a podcast covering all things Story. Transmedia Talk is co-hosted by Nick Braccia, Dee Cook, and Haley Moore and looks to shed light on the topic of transmedia storytelling with commentary, interviews and tips on how storytelling is moving into the 21st century.

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Skot Leach, creator of Lost Zombies, talks about crowdsourced film, monetization, and building an online community.

Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guest:
Skot Leach from Lost Zombies

From This Episode:

Skot solicits some of the final submissions for Lost Zombies.

Max Brooks’ zombie short story collection World War Z.

Lost Zombies’ community is hosted by the social network building service Ning

Lost Zombies stickers are posted to mark the sites of zombie outbreaks.

The ad that Lost Zombies ran on Adult Swim through Google TV Ads. Leach said the site’s traffic jumped from roughly 1,200 visits a day to around 3,500 after airing the ad.

Austin’s KXAN reports on the Lost Zombies booth at SXSW Interactive 2009.

Dead Inside: Do Not Enter is the Lost Zombies scrapbook. It will be released September 21.

Academy Award winning site Star Wars Uncut introduced many audiences to the idea of a crowdsourced film project.

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Haley Moore is a newspaper reporter, artist, and playwright based in north Texas. She has worked on several indie, fan and commercial Alternate Reality Games.

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By Dee Cook, June 16th, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a podcast covering all things Story. Transmedia Talk is co-hosted by Nick Braccia, Dee Cook, and Haley Moore and looks to shed light on the topic of transmedia storytelling with commentary, interviews and tips on how storytelling is moving into the 21st century.

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Steve Coulson of Campfire talks with us about The Maester’s Path, a sensory storytelling campaign for the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guest:
Steve Coulson from Campfire

From This Episode:

The Maester’s Path, Campfire’s sensory and puzzle experience for the show.

The comprehensive making-of campaign Making Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones armor designer Simon Brindle showcases his workin a short video for Game of Thrones: The Artisans.

Fans attempt to fix Adrianne Palicki’s costume for her role in the new Wonder Woman series.

Michael Andersen walks readers through the Maester’s Path experience at ARGNet

Writer JC Hutchins opens his Maesters Path scent box with care and irrepressible enthusiasm.

Campfire partner GetGlue

The binaural experience of the Inn at the Crossroads

Campfire partner Luxurious Animals

The virtual environment The Wall

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Dee Cook was elated to discover the world of interactive storytelling because, at that moment, she finally discovered what she wanted to do when she grew up. She has written, designed, and consulted on a score of alternate reality games and campaigns, most recently Focus Rally America, True Blood, and World Without Oil. Find out more about her at http://deecook.com

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By Haley Moore, June 1st, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a podcast covering all things Story. Transmedia Talk is co-hosted by Nick Braccia, Dee Cook, and Haley Moore and looks to shed light on the topic of transmedia storytelling with commentary, interviews and tips on how storytelling is moving into the 21st century.

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Jim Babb of Awkward Hug joins us to talk about his new game Socks, Incorporated.

Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guest:
Jim Babb from Awkward Hug

From This Episode:

Babb and Tanner Ringerud’s 2009 project Must Love Robots.

Socks, Incorporated on Kickstarter.

Last week’s podcast, Transmedia Talk 26: Dave Szulborski Memorial Show

Email Babb at jim GNAT awkwardhug.com.

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Haley Moore is a newspaper reporter, artist, and playwright based in north Texas. She has worked on several indie, fan and commercial Alternate Reality Games.

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By Haley Moore, May 25th, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a podcast covering all things Story. Transmedia Talk is co-hosted by Nick Braccia, Dee Cook, and Haley Moore and looks to shed light on the topic of transmedia storytelling with commentary, interviews and tips on how storytelling is moving into the 21st century.

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Mike Monello, Brian Clark, Michelle Senderhauf, and longtime ARG player Roxanne (Enaxor) join us to honor the life and games of indie ARG creator Dave Szulborski.

Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guests:
Mike Monello, Founder and CEO of Campfire
Brian Clark, CEO of GMD Studios
Michelle Senderhauf of Dog Tale Media
Roxanne, also known as Enaxor

From This Episode:

Dave Szulborski’s personal site with his biography, game descriptions and puzzles.

Dave Szulborski’s book This is Not a Game

Varin’s guide to Chasing the Wish

Dee’s guide to Dread House

EA’s game Majestic

Push, Nevada

Search4E

Legend of the Sacred Urns

Art of the Heist

Monster Hunter Club

Art of the Heist cube word search puzzle, aka The Evil Cube

Over the Hedge Puzzle Trail

Who is Benjamin Stove

The Strange Creatures video from Monster Hunter Club, currently at over 4,700,000 views on YouTube.

The Host

Cryptid Love, a video from Monster Hunter Club.

Dave’s character stringsends at Top Secret Dance Off

Dave Memorial Video

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By Haley Moore, April 18th, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a podcast covering all things Story. Transmedia Talk is co-hosted by Nick Braccia, Dee Cook, and Haley Moore and looks to shed light on the topic of transmedia storytelling with commentary, interviews and tips on how storytelling is moving into the 21st century.

Download Adobe Flash Player.

Download | Subscribe with iTunes

Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guest:
Mark Harris, creator of THE LOST CHILDREN.

Mark Harris talks about attacking transmedia from the technical side, his project THE LOST CHILDREN, and the

From This Episode:

Video featuring some of the technology Mark developed for Pandemic 1.0’s Mission Control center at Sundance.

Workbook Project contributor Zack Forsman

Mark’s piece at Filmmaker Magazine

Mark shared his experience using Wordpress to manage a storyworld with Wordpress at New Breed. Part 1Part 2

The found footage docudrama Lake Mungo

Power to the Pixel’s Cross Media Forum NYC on April 19.

To avoid spoilers, we won’t mention the name of the books Dee brought up in the podcast, but you can find the book and its companion piece on Amazon.

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