Marvel Studios has shown that multiple franchises can work together to tell one story, and they’ve even played with a bit of transmedia by having Agents of SHIELD peripherally involved. But Star Wars is about to blow that out of the water; there have been big meetings setting the future of the Star Wars universe, and these meetings are going to impact everything we see from Star Wars moving forward.
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Now that the Web has made multi-platform programming possible, content creators like AMC, Scripps and Bravo are finding more clever ways to keep those viewers around.
“Transmedia storytelling has upped our network to an entirely new level, and it’s about platforms,” says Lisa Hsia, EVP digital for Bravo.
“East Los High,” the trailblazing, addictive and hugely popular Hulu original series, uses a range of digital media platforms to involve its audience in the lives, scandals and emotional traumas of Latino students.
Many experience its transmedia content, which is found on characters’ vlogs, extended scenes and websites.
Dia Sud Med, a project co-funded by Euromed Audiovisual as part of which audiovisual students from Morocco, Tunisia and Lebanon developed ten transmedia projects, has ended.
But its web series, storytelling websites and phone apps are just getting started.
Since its November launch, the Fort McMoney website has been viewed more than 500,000 times and drawn 30,000 active players. The project is a standout in transmedia storytelling, which uses multiple platforms to convey an engaging narrative, and increasingly applies to documentaries.
Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with Vice Media’s Motherboard to release three short films documenting what happened during the 10 years that have passed between “Rise” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”
The “Before the Dawn” short films will show fans what happened during that decade, which led to mankind’s descent into destruction.