All posts tagged transmedia

talk shop with ShopTalk

As a woman-owned studio, we’ve only been in a barbershop a few times. Every time, it’s been an experience – a mix of comedic antics, political discourse, and life lessons. A safe haven for black men in particular to share their opinions and raise their voices unapologetically. The haircut is just a bonus.

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#AFIDOCS Panel – Content that Matters, Engagement that Counts

The American Film Institute‘s Documentary Festival, AFIDOCS, was held June 18th-22nd in Washington, DC. The 5-day festival took place in various venues throughout the city and at the AFI Silver Theatre. The festival highlighted documentary film as a medium that harnesses the potential to inspire change.
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User Generated Content: How to Actually Receive Submissions

During the Q&A session of a recent talk about transmedia that I gave at Confab MN, someone in the audience asked about ways to get audiences to submit content. Her organization wanted to collect stories related to their mission and wanted to know some best practices. Continue Reading

Media that Matters Conference 2014

Our pc partners are doing lots of great things in 2014 and we’re happy to be in the mix. In a few short weeks, we’ll be front and center as The Center for Media and Social Impact at American University (CMSi) hosts their 10th Annual Media that Matters (MTM) Conference.

Held each year, the MTM Conference is designed for established and aspiring filmmakers, nonprofit communication leaders, funders, and students who want to learn and share cutting-edge practices to make their media matter. This year the conference will take the form of various workshop options. The two-day conference will be held February 6-7, 2014.

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Felicia Pride speaks at Confab Higher Ed 2013

Confab Higher Ed 2013 took place Nov 11 – 12 in Atlanta. As a featured speaker, Felicia Pride led a talk on Transmedia Storytelling in higher education, explaining how it can be used effectively in higher education institutions to engage with multiple stakeholders.

Participants explored what transmedia is and what it isn’t, and delved into how institutions can incorporate transmedia theories—cross-platform engagement, participation, immersion, and democratization—to engage multiple stakeholders and reach new constituents.

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You’re Invited: StoriesLab

Part of the goal for our StoriesLead initiative is to set the stage for those aha! storytelling moments.

That’s why we hail ourselves as catalysts for great storytelling, because we want to provide a multilayered platform where innovations in storytelling are front and center.

Enter StoriesLab. A half-day interactive exploration into the possibilities of story, StoriesLab is a project of StoriesLead and co-presented by Pride Collaborative and the Center for Social Media.

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Hanging out with Transmedia Players

Last week PC’s resource and education initiative, StoriesLead, tuned in to the first InterActs Live Hangout event by way of Google+ Hangouts.

The engaging conversation brought together transmedia players across disciplines to discuss how they utilize various platforms to engage audiences.
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Join us for DC Week

For DC Week, we’d thought it would be a great time to talk things we love: storytelling, media, technology, and risk-taking.

Join our founder, Felicia Pride, for an event that showcases some awesome examples in story innovation.

DC Week – Story Innovation: Transmedia, Web Cinema, and Participatory Storytelling
Pride Collaborative / The Create Daily
Friday, November 9, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
Washington, DC

Register here for this free event.

Advances in technology have provided storytellers with new platforms to play and experiment with. In this session, innovative storytellers will showcase their boundary-pushing projects, share their process, and discuss practical concerns like distribution, funding, and marketing.

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