Enroll Now for a Free Class on The Future of Storytelling

And then came Moocing (and the Future of Storytelling). 'To Go To Film School or Not To Go?' This is probably one of the most asked question in the last few years in our field, mostly because it's hard if not impossible to quantify what film school will give you. Unlike Law or Medicine, your ...

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By mentorless| 2 Comments | Directing and Directors, Filmmakers Tools, Personal Buzz, Transmedia, Writing and Writers
Scott Pilgrim vs the World: How to Tell a Story on Multiple Platforms Through Style?

Since Chuck Palahniuk just made his announcement that he was working on a Fight Club sequel, in the form of a graphic novel, it felt particularly appropriate to share From the Panel to the Frame: Style and Scott Pilgrim today. In this excellent 18 minute video essay, Drew Morton uses Sco ...

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5 Myths Associated With Viral Videos That You Should Let Go Of

Strategist and consultant Louisa Heinrich gave a very informative thirty minute speech at the MIP Markets about The Most Shared Videos in 2013. Sure, we are only half-way through the said year, but when it comes to viral videos (or 'social videos', the new official term), 6 months means a ...

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It’s Mouth Taped Shut Christmas Time: Let’s Get Emotional All Together One More Time (Please)

Important Note: in all fairness, if you are not a Mouth Taped Shut veteran, this article might make no sense to you. If you are a Tim Ferris disciple, save some time, learn Salsa (!) If you are curious and want to learn more about this mysterious Mouth-Taped-Shut thingy, click here and enter th ...

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Why Indie Storytellers Must “Think Like the Web”

It happened again, to my delight. One of my twitter followee tweeted out loud, sharing his thoughts process and creating a nice space for  reflection and debate if wanted.This time, it is Digital Media Consultant Chris Dorr that took upon himself to thought-tweet.In the  giant tweet ...

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By mentorless| 2 Comments | Directing and Directors, Editing and Editors, Filmmakers Tools, Personal Buzz, Social Media, Transmedia, Writing and Writers
Let’s Finish What We Started: An Open Letter to Sony Pictures and David Fincher

This is a guest post by @Star_Nubalo. Star was a key plant  player during the Mouth Taped Shut promotional campaign launched few months before Fincher's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo release. Eight months ago, she wrote the article closing the beautiful craziness we all went through duri ...

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By mentorless| 3 Comments | Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Transmedia
[MOTSM] Spidey Gets a Massive Recap, Brought to You by @0bFuSc8

If you  follow the light ARG page on mentorless you probably remember Anton's detailed Prometheus recap and how it felt like no recap could be longer...Ha.Meet @0bFuSc8's recap about what has been recently going on with #markofthespiderman's campaign. It is extremely detailed, and very ...

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Watch Live: Prometheus Trailer Premiere and Q&A With Director Ridley Scott

There is plenty to say about the growing buzzed about Promotheus, a prequel to Alien imagined by Director Ridley Scott long long time ago and finally seeing light (and, interestingly enough, with an all-International-leads casting). If you know nothing about it, you might want to tune in on Ma ...

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Looking For A Producer Or Distributor For Your Transmedia Project? Cross Video Days Market Might Be For You

I have some exciting news to mark this Leap Day: For the second year in Paris, during June 12 and 13, the Cross Video Days will take place in the Stade de France and offer a series of conference, workshops and a market.Why is this exciting for you? If like DIY Days C ...

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By mentorless| 2 Comments | Directing and Directors, Filmmakers Tools, Personal Buzz, Social Media, Transmedia, Writing and Writers
[MOTSM] What Did Peter Parker’s Backpack Hold? A Closer Look.

Hanging on to the last words tweeted by @markofthespiderman last Saturday:we are staying tuned. Something might happen today, although I am not sure how they are planning to keep up with that level of intensity until July 3rd if they were to do events every week from Monday to Friday. T ...

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