A Big Lebowski Lyft Is Giving People Free Rides at Sundance

Category: Industry, Press-Awards

PARK CITY, Utah – There are few ways cooler to get around a film festival than being driven by The Dude. Just last night I copped a ride at the Sundance Film Festival with the man made famous by The Big Lebowski, and for the next couple days, anyone else can too.

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Why Hollywood Needs Experience Designers – Part II

Category: Industry, Insights, Meta

Tweet (Originally posted at Transmedia Coalition) In our last episode, I talked about how transmedia storytelling projects and technologies (such as second screen apps) seem to be getting traction in Hollywood, and the need for Experience Designers to effectively build the stuff that actually goes into the Transmedia (unless we’re going to be satisfied with […]

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Why Hollywood Needs More Experience Designers

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Tweet (Originally posted at Transmedia Coalition) It’s 2013, and Second Screen is all around us, touted as the Next Big Thing. All of the major broadcast networks seem to have some sort of second screen sync app now, by which you can get “extra” content on your smartphone or tablet while you’re watching your favorite […]

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What are “Connected Experiences?”

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Tweet (Originally posted at Transmedia Coalition) Movies are dead.  TV as we know it is dead.  Print is dead.  Or at least that’s what everyone in entertainment seems to think.  But we know the truth, right?  None of these media are truly dead.   They’re simply evolving yet again.  Back when VHS tapes went the way […]

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Mime Academy Walkthrough

Category: Meta, walkthrough

Tweet This is a walkthrough of the Mime Academy Mini-Experience. Use it only if you get stuck. (UPDATED: 1/6/13) Start: Once you enter your information and click the Submit button, check your email inbox. Momentarily, you’ll find a message from Colette-Therese Fromage, the headmistress of the International Mime Academy. Clicking the link at the bottom of the […]

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This could change the way you watch web series forever: Webishades!

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Tweet Order Now!  Webishades.com

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Transmedia Panels at SXSW: Vote Now!

Category: Events, Industry, Insights, Meta, Partners/Friends

Tweet Well, this is the obligatory SXSW Panel Picker Post. There are lots of great Transmedia/ARG panels up for voting this year (including three by NMM partners), and here are our favorites, for your consideration: FILM: Transmedia Production: Making the New Frontier – Behnam Karbassi (No Mimes Media) Documenting your Transmedia Project: The How and […]

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ARGFest 2010 Recap

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Tweet From ARGNet: Our own Maureen McHugh’s no holds barred keynote, complete with a menacing lightning backdrop! Near, far, wherever you are – ARGFest 2010 in Atlanta, GA was a blast. Whether at ARGFest or its virtual Twitter counterpart #PretendARGFest, the annual…(read more)

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Christy Dena’s Transmedia PhD is online

Category: Partners/Friends

Tweet Let’s study, with objectivity and curiosity, the mutation phenomenon of forms and values in the current world. Let’s be conscious of the fact that although tomorrow’s world does not have any chance to become more fair than any other, it owns a chance that is linked to the destiny of the current art […] […]

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Niche or Mass Entertainment?

Category: Insights

Tweet I get on a fair number of airplanes. (I hate it. Carbon footprint the size of Rhode Island, and growing.) Most of the time, we all observe the etiquette of plane flight, which is that each person is enclosed in their own private bubble of space, and the only interaction between me and my […]

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