By Haley Moore, April 11th, 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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Hosts:
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Haley Moore

(and Host Emeritus Robert Pratten from Transmedia Storyteller)

Special Guest:
Mike Knowlton and Hal Siegel from Murmur

Mike Knowlton and Hal Siegel discuss how they developed Him, Her and Them, the first Facebook-native film, which launched on April 6.

From This Episode:

Arcade Fire’s interactive film The Wilderness Downtown

Collapsus

The Facebook version of The Dark Knight

David Lynch’s iPhone video rant.

Simon Pullman’s article on Him, Her and Them on Transmythology

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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, April 5th, 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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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:
Marc D’Agostino, creator of the_source

Marc D’Agostino joins us to talk about his work developing the_source, an interactive drama.

From This Episode:


The trailer for the_source

ReGenesis

Push, Nevada

Bar Karma

For more about recent controversy around the term “transmedia”, check out Transmedia Talk Episode 22.

Editors’ Note: After sign off, Marc discussed his television festival experience with a little more, and said that he thinks that television festivals are more open to crossmedia/transmedia experiences than film festivals, possibly because television in general is more tied to the internet than film is.

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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, April 3rd, 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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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)

SXSW Super Special

Dee Cook and Haley Moore recap the transmedia presence at SXSW Interactive 2011.

From This Episode:

The PGA’s Transmedia Producer credit.

Fourth Wall Studios’ recent influx of money.

SXSW Panel: Help Save SXSW from Marketer Douchebaggery

SXSW Panel: Fireside Chat: Tim O’Reilly Interviewed by Jason Calacanis

Hitler rants about SXSW.

The Transmedia Artists Guild held an introductory panel at SXSW.

SXSW Panel: Fan to Fanatic: True Blood’s Marketing Hook

SXSW Panel: The Future of Storytelling: DEXTER Fans Play Killer

SXSW Panel: Having Fun Yet? 10 Usability Heuristics For Games

SXSW Talk: Project 314: Putting The ‘Game’ Back Into ARGs with Adrian Hon

SXSW Talk: Hoax or Transmedia? The Ethics of Pervasive Fiction with Andrea Phillips

SXSW Panel: Social Media Is Science Fiction with Maureen McHugh and Molly Crabapple

SXSW Panel: Can Transmedia Save the Entertainment Industry?

Flynn Lives, 42 Entertainment’s ARG for Tron:Legacy.

SXSW Panel: New Worlds: Creating Online Sci-fi and Fantasy Experiences in which Felicia Day explains why she rolls her eyes at the term transmedia.

The #AntiTransmedia movement.

Steve Peters, Geoff May, and Brooke Thompson weigh in on the word “transmedia” in the days since SXSW.

Stitch Media’s diagram of possible transmedia definitions.

Frank Rose’s book The Art of Immersion

Transmedia NYC Meetup

The Game of Thrones food carts in New York City and Los Angeles

Nick Braccia recommends the Kindle version of A Game of Thrones.

Petite Lap Giraffes

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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 robert pratten, March 22nd, 2011

Welcome to Transmedia Talk, a new 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.

In this special edition from SXSW 2011, Robert Pratten hosts a roundtable discussion with transmedia practitioners from different disciplines.

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Hosts
Robert Pratten from TransmediaStoryteller.com
Haley Moore
Dee Cook from Dog Tale Media
Nick Braccia from Culture Hacker

Special Guests

Adrian Hon, Co-Founder and Chief Creative at Six to Start

Marcus Romer, Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre in the UK

Rachel Clarke, Head of Engagement Intelligence at Momentum London

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robert pratten Robert Pratten is CEO and Founder of Transmedia Storyteller Ltd, an audience engagement company and provider of Conducttr, an pervasive entertainment platform. He has more than 20 years experience as an international marketing consultant and has established himself as a thought-leader in the field of transmedia storytelling. He is author of the first practical book transmedia storytelling: Getting Started in Transmedia Storytelling: A Practical Guide for Beginners. http://twitter.com/robpratten

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By Haley Moore, March 17th, 2011

Last week, on Transmedia Talk Episode 21, we spoke with Julia Pontecorvo, Noah Workman and Patrick Rousseau from Iris MediaWorks about their transmedia concept The Rodshire Archives. It was an interesting experience unlike any of our previous shows. Usually, we speak with a creative team after they’ve launched their initiative. In the case of Rodshire, we were kicking off a workshop to help shape the development path of a nascent intellectual property.

Julia and team first presented their plan at Power to the Pixel in London this October. You can read Julia’s assessment of the experience here.

The concept for this IP is such: A town populated with residents who act as origin stories for superstitions, popular myths and legends. Anything from Bloody Mary to “7 years’ bad luck” for a broken mirror is fair game.

Here’s what we know:

Iris MediaWorks’ primary experience is in film. In fact, they created an evocative mood video that conveys their vision for the town of Rodshire.

They’d like to create multiple stories about the residents, and expand these tales (while generating new ones) with the help of the audience.

Each story should function as both origin story and allegory.

While the main media type will be video, the team is considering a budget-conscious way to create immersive, but not over-complicated, web browser and mobile application experiences. These would act as both content hub and audience contribution platform.

Iris MediaWorks is interested in monetizing this experiment.

Everything else is up for grabs! And maybe even some of the aforementioned items. If you listen to the podcast, you’ll hear us discuss some basics and ask a lot of questions for about an hour.

What we’d like to do is check back with the RA team every month or so, while continually developing the project together at the Workbook Project. The comments section of this post is where we’ll kick off the convo. Hopefully, we’ll all learn a bunch, some creative and technology people will impact the project with their contributions and The Rodshire Archives will move along swimmingly.

But keep in mind, this is a total experiment for all of us. Keep it constructive. Keep it interesting.

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