Week 4 response_Summer Hatfield

The piece which I found most engaging this week was the Coming Soon! mixed-reality urban walking tour by Stephanie Rothenberg. I think work like this has the ability to really open up conversations in communities where people are always on the move. As a person goes around on the tour, they use a camera viewfinder […]

Response to Readings and Viewings_Summer Hatfield

My respect for multimedia as a powerful tool was first piqued after the Arab Spring began. It blew my mind that so much could be accomplished via platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Even still, I’ve always avoided them like the plague, I think because I never really saw how they could apply to my life […]

Week 1: Mike Plett response to reading/viewings

Social change through collaboration seemed to be the strongest theme connecting both the transmedia hangout discussion and the work being done at Scribe Video.

Although I’ve been living in a world of transmedia like everyone else, I’ve never heard of the term until this class. The concept of transmedia is still a bit fuzzy to […]

Week 1: Jarratt Taylor – Response to Google Hangout/Scribes Piece

The ability to dance in different worlds and have industries converge seems to be a major theme of transmedia.

Independent filmmakers who work at Scribe, and who typically might do a lot of their filmmaking on their own, must now work with people who don’t know much about filmmaking and don’t have the traditional tools […]

Week 1: Melissa De Lyser

The Scribe Video Center and the panelists involved in the Transmedia discussion are all about giving a voice to groups and issues that would otherwise be unheard. For example, Jo Elle Kaiser of the Media Consortium said the organizations’ goal was to direct public discourse to compel people to action. The example she provided regarding […]