BattleKasters is a geolocation adventure game linked to specific locations. Jeremy Hanke met with Alane Adams to discuss how BattleKasters connects to her fantasy novels.
Crowdfunding and Conventions: GenCon Examples (Article)
How will I fund my next project? A question many filmmakers can not immediately answer when gearing up for a project. GenCon, a convention geared towards gaming, has seen a large increase in audience over the last few years. As convention audiences grow, more content creators begin to bring their films and the visibility of crowdfunding sites and projects increases.
CrossMedia Snapshots: Storify – Archiving Your Story (Article/Editorial)
Storify lets users pull content from major social media platforms into one cohesive story feed. Users retrieve Tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram photos, Youtube Videos and links to websites arranging them in a timeline or Storify Story. Dark Detour and Age of Turing are two projects using Storify to enhance their story experience.
CrossMedia Snapshots: Conducttr – Audience Engagement Tool (Article/Editorial)
CrossMedia Snapshots: Viral Marketing or Is It More? (Article/Editorial)
What is the purpose of your story? A basic question, but one that should rest at the foundation of every piece of content created for consumer consumption. A question whose answer is very very important when looking at how to spread your story purpose. The digital age and creation of multiple forms of technology has changed the way people create content and the way people consume story. Creators were limited to how they could push their story (print, radio, television/movies). Digital changed the game. There are many ways to deliver story and trying to find the right one is not easy. Viral marketing campaigns are one form that work well with the digital platform.