My Talk at De Montfort University

Recently I gave a talk for the Online MA in Creative Writing and New Media at De Montfort University, Leicester. It is “designed for writers interested in experimenting with new formats and exploring the potential of new technologies in their writing” and run by “Professor Sue Thomas, writer and former Artistic Director of the trAce Online Writing Centre, … Read moreMy Talk at De Montfort University

TransISTor 2007: cross-media gaming courses

TransISTor is a training initiative organised by CIANT – International Centre for Art and New Technologies in cooperation with FAMU – Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague supported by the MEDIA Training Programme of the European Union. TransISTor focuses on computer games technologies while opening up their creative potential … Read moreTransISTor 2007: cross-media gaming courses

Developing Interactive Narrative Content seminar CFP

sagasnet have put a call out for projects to participate: sagasnet organizes each year a Developing Interactive Narrative Content seminar in which lectures and intense workshops cover essential subjects to be considered during the development/pre-production phase for interactive entertainment projects. During this Developing Interactive Narrative Content Seminar pre-selected interactive narrative projects in development (no limitation … Read moreDeveloping Interactive Narrative Content seminar CFP

ARGs, RPGs, Interactive Drama, Cross-Media, Serious Games, Film, Doco, Literature, Blogs and Marketing

Yep, they are all the topics I’ll be presenting on over the next few weeks in three states across Australia. But what is even more interesting, are the co-presenters. Check out this yummy bunch of seminars: Film Australia’s “Evan Jones Masterclass: Extending Doco in the Time of Digital” Monday 20th November, 1.30-4.30pm, Film Australia’s Roxy … Read moreARGs, RPGs, Interactive Drama, Cross-Media, Serious Games, Film, Doco, Literature, Blogs and Marketing

BBC Innovation Labs Looking for Cross-Media Solutions

The 2007 BBC Innovation Labs are now seeking ‘indies’ to get involved. The Innovation Labs are a series of creative workshops for interdisciplinary teams of professional creative technologists, application designers, software developers and interactive media designers. We are inviting independent new media companies from across England and Scotland to pitch ideas in response to a … Read moreBBC Innovation Labs Looking for Cross-Media Solutions

Talk on Cross-Media Entertainment at AFTRS

The Australian Film, Television and Radio School has asked me to come in a give a lunchtime seminar on Cross-Media Entertainment. It is for practitioners across the whole school but outsiders are welcome to come too. Tomorrow at 1pm. Apologies for the late notice as I was waiting for the very sexy poster that you … Read moreTalk on Cross-Media Entertainment at AFTRS

TASSIE LAMP Call for Works/Teams

  APPLY NOW TO EVOLVE YOUR MEDIA OCTOBER 06 – THE 5th LIVE-IN-LAMP – TASMANIA Discover emerging media opportunities and create compelling next generation media at the next Laboratory for Advanced Media Production residential, proudly supported by Screen Tasmania through the Department of Economic Development. LAMP is designed to future-proof projects by guiding creative teams … Read moreTASSIE LAMP Call for Works/Teams

Cross Media Tutor at sagasnet

Frank Alsema, a cross-media producer and lecturer, is co-running with Frank Boyd an upcoming sagasnet workshop: Master Class for Independent Producers of Interactive Entertainment to be held in Munich, September 1 – September 7. Guest Speakers include: Stefan Baier, Streamline Studios, NL; Ingeborg Degener , MEDIA Antenn Munich, D; Steve Fitton, Wise Monkey Ltd, UK; Dieter Marchsreiter, Marchsreiter Communications GmbH, D; Heikki Masalin, CIM, Fin; Vincent Scheuer, Sarassin LLP, UK. Although the workshop focuses on production management, not creative design, I’d find it interesting as Alsema is a cross-media producer! Here is the blurb about it and a temporary schedule:

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Crossover Australia 2007

February 16-21, 2007 Following on from the success of Crossover Australia 2003, the South Australian Film Corporation, and the Adelaide Film Festival are calling for applications for Crossover Australia 2007. Crossover Australia is a creative think tank that brings together independent artists, writers, filmmakers and new media producers with the aim of developing innovative digital … Read moreCrossover Australia 2007