Tag Archives: narrative

The Responsibility We Take on As Storytellers

I have been thinking a lot about what it means to be a storyteller, and the importance of this role since the dawn of time. Many quotes come to mind not the least of which include: History is written by the victors. But more importantly is the idea that this is fallible and tainted, as […]

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Hollywood 3.0 Forum Panel: Enhancing the Narrative through Transmedia

hollywood 3.0 Forum Transmedia Panel

On Saturday, April 14th, I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel entitled “Enhancing the Narrative Through Transmedia” at the Hollywood 3.0 Forum, USC Annenberg’s first student-run conference on the future of media entertainment. Along with other transmedia practitioners with a broad variety of experiences, including Jesse Albert, Benham Karbassi, Tara Tiger Brown, and […]

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Participatory Culture in Education

As a transmedia storyteller, I am not only interested in creating properties that are entertaining, but interactive and involve participation of varying depth, including discussion and social media interaction, but also co-authorship and fan immersion and collaboration. There are many ways to skin a cat (and to design a transmedia property and its media extensions), […]

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Steampunk Symposium Recap

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of collaborating with Live Game Labs to run a weekend-long, pervasive LARP (Live Action Role Playing Game) called  The Magnificent Market of Marvelous, Curious, Miraculous Inventions, at Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium. Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium is a four day convention that included many forms of entertainment, […]

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StoryWorld Conference 2011

Storyworld Conference and Expo

I just returned to LA last night exhausted, having had a fantastic experience at the StoryWorld Conference in San Francisco. For three days (from October 31st to November 2nd), writers, artists, producers, independent media creators, and visionaries came together at the Parc 55 Hotel for a wealth of presentations, pitches and panels relating to transmedia […]

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