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Wednesday, August 12 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Transmedia Storytelling

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Transmedia storytelling uses multiple media platforms to engage participants in new models for narrative. Engaging audiences interactively and even using them as part of the narrative is fast becoming a common structure in modern media. This seems to connect directly to what new models for community media will entail. But what are practical examples of transmedia projects that CMCs can use as inspiration to evolve their own media instruction, tools, and projects?

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Steve Peters

Chief Creative Officer, No Mimes Media / Niantic Labs at Google
An Emmy®-winning experience designer, Steve Peters has worked on some of the biggest and most innovative interactive experiences to date. Currently at Google’s Niantic Labs, he’s also co-founder of No Mimes Media and hosts the StoryForward Podcast, a show about the future of entertainment.
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Aaron Sanchez

CEO, Somnio Media
Aaron M. Sanchez the Creator and Co-Host of "The Hollywood Social Lounge" has been described as a natural, multi-talented, playful and personable host. His multiple years of hosting and producing various projects with NBC News KCAA 1050AM started with the "The Morning Show" as the Entertainment Reporter, which led to a shot at filling in as the co-host of the show. That opportunity led to the weekly one hour talk show, "LIVE with Aaron and Kelly... Read More →
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Craig Sinclair

Digital Media Manager, Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Craig has worked in multimedia IT and Humanities academia since the late 90s, harmoniously integrating the two worlds in his myriad pursuits. | | He connects people and technologies, translating theorists and developer speak for end users (and vice versa), as an academic, designer, editor, film maker, speaker, and technical writer. | | Craig is an enthuser and advocate for open source, free speech, media literacy, and Balearic music.
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Francesca Marie Smith

Research Fellow/Creative Swiss Army Knife, University of Southern California/Annenberg Innovation Lab/Niantic/Ground Zero P
Drawing on over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry and in academia, Francesca explores the past, present, and future of storytelling, including the ways technology interfaces with imagination. Currently, she designs and consults with major studios and media companies (including Niantic, the former Google startup that created the mobile ARG Ingress), while also working as a research fellow at USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab, a... Read More →



Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:00am - 11:30am
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