This is my (un)scientific, (non-)comprehensive, and (not at all) objective overview of the rise of collaborative storytelling: how we (more or less) got here, and where we may (kinda sorta) be heading. No particular axe to grind or agenda to sell, just my observations after watching this space for a few years. Buckle up, this […]
Thoughts on the FMX 2012 Conference
Earlier this month I attended my first FMX conference, an annual event focused on animation, effects, games and transmedia. Here’s my detailed wrap-up of my awesome time there.
SXSW Panel: “The Rise of Co-created Storyworld Communities”
I was thrilled to be invited by Esther Lim to join her and J. Craig Williams at SXSW to discuss collaborative entertainment, multi-platform interactive engagement, and how to bridge creatives and audiences. SXSW 2012 Panel: Rise of Co-created Shared World Communities from Scott Walker Don’t wait for my next blog post. I’ll deliver some […]
Panelist at Digital Asset Management conference
I was on the “Reducing the Digital Friction with Transmedia” panel at Createasphere’s DAM Conference February 23rd, 2012.
UGC Sucks (or, the Winter of My Discontent)
Warning: I’m donning ye olde cranky pants for this post. The culprit for my discontent? An increasing dismissal of audience contributions (i.e., user-generated content) to commercial entertainment as unfit for inclusion in professional entertainment experiences. The most common argument I hear against including UGC in any entertainment property fail is, “UGC is awful,” which reduces […]