February 2005

Wanna Perve on a Theorist?

From crossmedia communication:An excellent site, Games and Storytelling, has uploaded lectures from leading academics on...you guessed it...games and storytelling. The program investigates the two, highly contested areas, inviting top researchers to address:How do game-play and storytelling exactly relate to each other in different game genres and cultures? What are the interactive stances of play and…

Can U C iTV, itvt and IPTV?

The 3rd ceremony (I didn't know there was 1) for the International iTV Awards is happening in Cannes on April 13, 2005. 'The Awards competition has grown to incorporate all new formats of global television interactivity, through remote control, fixed and mobile phone.' I hope they have snippets of the works on the site after…

A Newsletter for all the cross-media researchers out there!

Yep, that is right, there is actually a newsletter with yummy tidbits of papers, conferences, articles and so on. The newsletter is dedicated to 'convergence' -- which is known traditionally as an environmental factor affecting cross-media storytelling. However, convergence is described in a manner that is close to our hearts:At its most basic—and most useful—definition,…
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