I had a friendly query from a colleague the other day. He wanted to know the range of projects that will be covered here. He probably forgot that I have championed all types of transmedia for years, from any industry. But his query alerted me to the fact that perhaps should overtly outline the range that will be covered here. so, here are what I consider the four key types of transmedia. I discuss these types in my PhD (I give them big word terms, so we need to come up with industry-friendly terms as well), and I will be discussing the different story design techniques one employs for each one of these types when I mentor at the Pixel Lab in the UK in July. But here is a quick overview:
Clear as mud? That is why I spoke about films and live events, as well as ARGs in my first two posts. That is also why I’ll talk about and encourage discussion about projects that are designed to be transmedia at the very beginning, and those that become transmedia after a mono-medium one has been created.Let me know if I should elaborate or if you have some other views.
I also want people to know that if you post here, you can cross-post on your own website at the same time. Also, I’d be happy to repost some of the great posts that have already been published by others elsewhere, but which may not have reached the readers of this site.
Anything else suck?