Archives for 2015
At Storythings we work a lot with clients to help them understand how we tell and share stories now. One of the key insights is about how we’re moving from an era of traditional media distribution to an era of social circulation, and how importance fandoms are to this new era. Fandom is changing the
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It’s been a busy 2014 for Storythings, and we’ve been lucky enough to work on some fantastic projects with awesome people. This year we’ve been focusing on shifting the kinds of projects we do, away from one-off projects and on to longer projects that give us an opportunity to build loyal, returning audiences around great stories. We’ve
The end of April saw a couple of really interesting Storythings projects come to fruition, and a couple more kick off. First of all, we’ve been building an app for Penguin as part of Gruff Rhys’ epic ‘investigative tour’ project American Interior. If you were at The Story conference in Feb you would have seen
2014 is kicking off as a busy one for all of us at Storythings. We were very excited to end 2013 by launching our Uneditions, our project with Unlimited Theatre and the Product Research Studio at Dundee University. Uneditions is a new platform for publishing play scripts on mobile devices, using light and sound cues
Storythings is in New York again this week, attending the second Future of Storytelling conference, run by Charles Melcher at the beautiful Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Last year’s event was incredibly inspiring, and the line-up this year is just as good, with speakers including Kenyatta Cheese, Lisa Donovan from Maker Studios, Chris Milk and Alexis
Adam Westbrook commissioned Storythings’ Matt Locke to write an essay for the excellent Inside The Story. Thanks to Adam for the commission, and for allowing us to republish it here. The Stacks, The Patterns & The Money Why genre will drive the next stage of the content industries In his closing speech at the 2012
These notes are from a talk by Storythings’ Matt Locke at the Digital Shoreditch conference today. Thanks to Helen Bagnall from The Salon for the invitation to talk, and to Ogilvy Change for sponsoring the day Before starting Storythings, I worked for just over a decade in broadcasting, at the BBC and C4. As a
Happy New Year!
At Storythings HQ, 2013 has kicked off with the start of a fantastic project for a very cool client in New York. Its part of our partnership with Pulse Films, who we also worked with on a very innovative interactive film project for Diesel that launches on Monday 14th Jan, so look out for more
Storythings’ first publication – Vacuum Days by Tim Etchells – arrived from the printers in Croatia this week, and it looks *gorgeous*. We are huge fans of Tim Etchells’ work at Storythings, and feel very honoured to be publishing Vacuum Days as our first book. The book is based on his 2011 web project Vacuum