Taking a talk to Texas, the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Holger Volland will be in conversation with Martina Mara of the Austrian Council on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence during SXSW on March 10.
A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media.
German mobile storytelling app oolipo has its funding curtailed by Bastei Lübbe, while marketing tool OptiQly’s assets are bought by Ingram Content.
‘The creative team had to learn to speak tech,’ but Germany’s oolipo now is close to releasing its tools for user-generated content development.
Mobile storytelling platform oolipo has released its iOS mobile app along with 12 original, multimedia series. ‘Creative storytellers’ and Android to follow.
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‘New stories are emerging in a diverse media world,’ and the Books in Browsers conference series director Peter Brantley has his eyes wide open.
Exploring what Peter Brantley calls the ‘exciting diversity of our image-centric world,’ the 2016 Books in Browsers conference focuses on visual storytelling.
Mobile phones have unused storytelling potential, says oolipo founder Ryan David Mullins, and he wants readers and content creators to further explore this.
‘Operating on the edge’ of traditional storytelling formats, Tom Abba explores new ways to combine physical world and digital technology and convey stories to readers.