X Timeline is a site that provides a system for anyone to create timelines of any topic, and embed them on another site. There are plenty for entertainment — in particular properties, technology timelines and so on. This technology makes it easier to share what fans and researchers have been doing for a very long … Read moreX Timeline
This is on old one (oct 2006) but I only just discovered it from Vassilen’s site Mobile Aesthetic. The mobile series is distributed in the UK through O2, T-Mobile and 3; and in the US through amp’d mobile. The series of 20×2 minute episodes, directed by Johannes Roberts, will be available as a feature film on … Read moreMade-for-Mobile Horror: When Evil Calls
Here is the blurb from Develop Mag: TIGA Cross Media Content Conference: ‘Working with Games’ at Bafta, 195 Piccadilly Tuesday 23rd October, 9.00-5.00 at the London Games Festival. The conference will feature speakers from the games, film, TV, advertising and web areas but the unifying theme will using games and games related skills to reach audiences. The … Read moreTIGA's "Cross Media Content Workshop: Working With Games"
A few posts ago I mentioned the new blog, The Extratextuals, and an (at the time) upcoming event . The session was put together by Jeff Gomez: Jeff Gomez (Moderator), CEO Starlight Runner Entertainment As the host of the seminar, PGA member Jeff will familiarize producers with the history, criteria and relevance of trans-media storytelling. … Read moreJeff Gomez's "8 Defining Characteristics of Transmedia Production"
Ivan Askwith, Jonathan Gray, and Derek Johnson have started a group blog called The Extratextuals, which they explain in their birth post as: This is a blog about the media. However, with other blogs on television, film, and the media in general, we wanted to carve out a specific niche. So our blog will focus primarily … Read moreNew Transmedia Blog: "The Extratextuals"
There is a new wave of cinema experiences emerging that points to the revival of the cinema event. Contrasting interactive film (which can be experienced by one person and the interaction is limited to a DVD or remote input), these cinema events require audiences to participate in some way in an event environment. Kinoautomat (movie vending-machine), 1967… … Read more"Interactive Cinema Performances"
Tomorrow I’ll flying to Perth: Perth DAC: The Future of Digital Media Culture: The Future of Digital Media Culture In the early 1990s, the very term digital was new and novel. However, it has taken only fifteen years for e-mail, the Internet, mobile phones, the power of searchable databases, games, film and TV special effects … Read moreI'm off to Perth: DAC & FTI
DigiDocs 360 is a new strand of programming at Doc/Fest, dedicated to exploring the digital revolution in broadcasting and the impact that convergence, digitisation and interactivity will have on documentary production and delivery. DigiDocs 360 is a unique opportunity to hear about the national and international opportunites available for producers looking to embrace multi-platform production. … Read moreSheffield Doc/Fest's "DigiDocs 360"
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Sheffield International Documentary Festival are pleased to issue a call for proposals for a new cross-media competition called the CROSS-MEDIA CHALLENGE. The CROSS-MEDIA CHALLENGE is a co-production competition for innovative, interactive, socially engaged content with applications for mobile and broadband. It will award one producer a … Read moreNational Film Board of Canada's "Cross Media Challenge"
Mark Deuze (Indiana University’s Department of Telecommunications in Bloomington, United States, and Professor of Journalism and New Media at Leiden University, The Netherlands) has a new book out: Media Work. The book is described in an interview with Deuze at influx: As a former journalist, I have always taken a special interest in the management … Read moreMark Deuze's book on integrationist approaches in advertising, journalism, film/TV production, and digital games: "Media Work"