Distributed Databases: Tech Disruption That is Going to Give Media Producers a New Edge

Distributed Databases: Tech Disruption That is Going to Give Media Producers a New Edge

The Fellini film 8½ is perhaps one of the best films about the anxiety and creative crisis of making a film. In the 50 years since the film was…

Transmedia: The Snowden Effect

Transmedia: The Snowden Effect

The topic of Edward Snowden and his leaked confidential documents have resoundingly rippled through American foreign policy. The impact of Snowden’s decision to release confidential documents, that have revealed…

Big Data Hits Big Hollywood

Big Data Hits Big Hollywood

Big Data and Analytics have been creating more hype than a Hollywood premiere in the business and marketing world. Now it looks like that hype has come to Hollywood itself…

The Shallowing Hypothesis

The Shallowing Hypothesis

Source: Doug Ward Storytellers are challenged with capturing the essence of a story and delivering it to their audience in a convincing way. Story elements might include a mood, a…

Prometheus Second Screen App Part 2

Prometheus Second Screen App Part 2

This is the second half of a review of the Prometheus second screen app. The Prometheus second screen app home page is a simple navigation screen that lets you dive…

“Defiance”: A Big Transmedia Gamble

“Defiance”: A Big Transmedia Gamble

“Defiance” is a new science fiction television series/ massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that will be released on the SyFy cable network channel April 15th. Another…

The Prometheus Second Screen App

The Prometheus Second Screen App

Prometheus, the latest film from Ridley Scott has arrived on Blu-ray. This isn’t really news but one notable addition to the release is a second screen app…

Introduction to the Second Screen

There is a considerable amount of hype around the second screen experience for television and film. The basic idea is that we are fast becoming a culture that simultaneously consumes…