iPad storyteller Joe Sabia introduces us to Lothar Meggendorfer, who created a bold technology for storytelling: the pop-up book. Sabia shows how new technology has always helped us tell our own stories, from the walls of caves to his own onstage iPad.
Jim Bull, Co-founder and chief creative officer of Moving Brands, discusses his own professional path. He was instrumental in developing an innovative approach to branding, storytelling and experience design. His deep understanding of how to create successful brands has enabled Moving Brands to help define internationally known brands such as Apple, Google, Nokia, Microsoft and Stella McCartney. In this dynamic lecture, he speaks about his 16 years of running a creative, global business—when to take risks, how to win work and why you need to pick a leader.
Transmedia storytelling is the practice of designing, sharing, and participating in a cohesive story experience across multiple traditional and digital delivery platforms - for entertainment, advertising and marketing, or social change. Have you ever read a book, seen a movie, watched a television show, or played a game that centred around different aspects of a larger story or universe? You may be familiar with popular examples of such universes like Star Wars, Marvel, and The Walking Dead (to name a few). How do the professionals develop such expansive narratives? How do they ensure that each element stays true to the original story? How do they innovatively use different technologies to share the stories, grow audiences and create an active and involved community of fans?