A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media.
Ian Harper explains the Inanimate Alice project and what makes this transmedia experience a success in this emerging field of storytelling.
Mobile storytelling platform oolipo has released its iOS mobile app along with 12 original, multimedia series. ‘Creative storytellers’ and Android to follow.
Mobile phones have unused storytelling potential, says oolipo founder Ryan David Mullins, and he wants readers and content creators to further explore this.
Using “new technologies to tell culturally relevant stories,” three co-productions pull in more than $500,000 in Canadian and Australian funding.
Author Kate Pullinger attended the 2013 MIX Making Day at the Bath Spa University, where participants experimented with a hybrid of new technology and old-fashioned storytelling.
Publishers still can’t quite work out what to do with the transmedia form, but they are trying. Some pioneers are slowly building a secret world of new literature.
By Kathleen Sweeney Well, there’s certainly no shortage of opportunities to talk about e-books…So, curious about what is the newest of the new in e-publication trending, I attended the Center for Communication’s recent collaborative event with The New School, “eBooks: New Trends for a New Decade.” Prepping myself for a multimedia presentation with the latest offerings in handheld wizardry, I found …
Editorial by Ian Harper MINNEAPOLIS: The National Education Technology Plan in the US has prescribed a wholesale technological transformation for education. Yet, adults — parents and teachers alike — often fear what’s “out there” on the Internet, whether “they” are bullies, predatory stalkers or pornography. This has made educators reluctant to embrace sharing technologies in the classroom. As a result, open …
By Edward Nawotka Transmedia has been a buzz word in publishing since at least 2003, but it’s one that’s still ill-defined. The creators of Inanimate Alice, as discussed in today’s editorial, describe it as “multimodality using images, sounds, text, interaction . . . to see storytelling in a new, multi-sensory light.” It is something bigger and more interactive than an …