StoryWorld Conference 2012

Transmedia L.A. Webinar Schedule

Transmedia Activism
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
1pm EST / 10am PST
The use of transmedia techniques are not limited to entertainment or even marketing, though these two industries have gotten most of the attention to date. Non-­profits, social cause groups, and politically-focused organizations have also picked up the transmedia banner, and Lina Srivastava will share her thoughts on the benefits of what she calls, “transmedia activism” (a framework for creating social impact by using transmedia principles).
  Transmedia and Technology
  Wednesday, August 22, 2012
  12pm EST / 9am PST 
  Aaron Williams and Robert Pratten
As technological advances and changing consumer behavior yield ever-­‐new ways of delivering stories and designing experiences, what tools are available for transmedia storytelling? What will transmedia experiences look like in 5 or 10 years? Aaron Williams and Robert Pratten will discuss why they built technologies with transmedia in mind and share their thoughts on the future of transmedia technologies.
  Living in a Multi/Inter/Cross/Transmedia World
  Wednesday, September 5, 2012
  12pm EST / 9am PST 
  Dr. Henry Jenkins
Dr. Henry Jenkins, whose 2006 “Convergence Culture” helped launch the term “transmedia” into the mainstream, will offer his thoughts on the journey of transmedia, its impact on the larger world of media, and the challenges and opportunities of living in an increasingly mediated world.
ARGs, LARPS, and Transmedia –
What’s the Difference, Anyway?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
1pm EST / 10am PST 
Aaron Vanek and Andrea Phillips
Alternate reality game. Live-­‐action role-­‐playing. Transmedia. These labels for storytelling and immersive experiences continue to spark definitional debates. But do these separate practices actually have some commonalities? Are they complementary? Are they even, perhaps, potentially describing the same thing? With an understanding based on years of playing and designing these kinds of experiences, Aaron Vanek and Andrea Phillips will explore the intersection of ARGS, LARPs, and transmedia...
Same Story, Different Spaces
 Wednesday, October 3, 2012
 2pm EST / 11am PST
Steve Peters, Jan Libby & Brian Seth Hurst
 Miss the webinar? Watch it here!
The challenges of designing multi-­‐platform experiences are often reflective of the spaces they’re designed for. While the fundamentals of storytelling do not often change, this panel of creatives will explore the design differences that emerge when a story is produced in the very different spaces of Hollywood, consumer brands, and independent production.