The Paper Clip: A Creative Exercise →
#Transmedia Book Excerpt 2 - I Hate the Blank Page
Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be pulling select excerpts from our upcoming Macro-Narrative Transmedia practice guide, The Great Narrative Expansion. This particular excerpt, “I Hate the Blank Page. It’s My Enemy” piggybacks off the last excerpt and highlights another of the reasons we decided to publish the book. Enjoy. I hate the blank page. It’s my enemy. As writers, it’s our...
#Transmedia Still Holds Chekhov's Gun
Chekhov’s Gun has been historically thought of as a great technique to help writer’s tighten their stories. Essentially, it states: “If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.” It’s akin to the efficiency principle laced through mystery fiction and is used to foreshadow future events in the narrative....
NYTF 2012: NECA BRINGS VIDEO GAMES & MOVIES TO... →
#Transmedia Book Excerpt - "I’m a Process Guy"
Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be pulling select excerpts from our upcoming Macro-Narrative Transmedia practice guide. This particular excerpt, “I’m a Process Guy” highlights one of the reasons we decided to publish the book. Enjoy. I like to know what I’m doing and why I’m doing it, and I’m taking it upon myself to presume that I’m not alone. Much to the...
Literary Characters Envisioned Using Police... →
Benderspink gets in on the #transmedia action →
While leaders attract followers, at any moment they must be able to walk away,...– Laurie Beth Jones
The Extended Avengers Super Bowl Spot →
Joss Whedon is the man.
Smallville Season 11 Transmediated →
Here’s a great example of a transmedia approach.
We're Living In the Most Creative Time In History →
It’s an exciting time to be alive.
List of the Week - 'UNSEEN' TV CHARACTERS
Courtesy of FluxLists. George Steinbrenner - Seinfeld Wilson Wilson, Jr. - Home Improvement Doctor Claw - Inspector Gadget Mrs. Columbo - Columbo Enid Kelso - Scrubs Miss Othmar - Peanuts Juanita Beasley - The Andy Griffith Show Charlie - Charlie’s Angels Bob Sacamano - Seinfeld Tino - My So-Called Life
Gimme 4 Lines #Contest
Write four lines to this random logline: A group of cantankerous senior citizens coach a hapless youth gymnastics team. If your lines win, your lines will be published on our website and you’ll get a sample of T~Rev’s upcoming album. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mel Gibson Bypasses Theaters with VOD Deal →
Like him or not, Gibson’s pretty fearless when it comes to trailblazing through the industry. Hopefully this opens some new doors and business models for indy filmmakers.