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Introduction To Transmedia

Course Description

This one-month seminar focuses on the current state of transmedia, its history, IP creation and pitching as well as exploring the components of transmedia-friendly properties.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate varying examples of transmedia for content and form.
  • Analyze how transmedia-friendly properties differ from average TV or Film properties.
  • Critique and parse the unique conventions of the medium in understanding how pioneers of this movement produce content.
  • Evaluate the most common media platforms upon which transmedia properties are built — comics, games, web series.
  • Implement and integrate elements unique to transmedia into writing exercises and idea creation.

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Class of 2014