An odyssey into the American Wilderness with an Explorer, a Musician, and an iPad.
There’s something romantic about a hero in pursuit of an unattainable goal, chasing a myth or a dream – Percival Fawcett and El Dorado, Juan Ponce de León and the Fountain of Youth, Ed Wood and his cinematic masterpiece. Characters that charge ahead with an unwavering belief in their goal, no matter how unachievable, their passion
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
Storythings#5 Diesel Days To Live Website & iOS app Client: CP&B Partners: Anthony Dickenson, Pulse Films Lead Technologist: Dan Catt I thought that enough time had passed since the the Diesel Days to Live project launched that I really should get round to writing up some notes and thoughts about some of the thinking behind
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
We’re growing rapidly at Storythings right now, and will soon be announcing some exciting news about a new partnership, and what this will mean for the work we do. At the moment we’re working on two production projects – one for a major global charity, and one for an equally famous fashion brand – and
Storythings started as a company on March 18th 2011, so we’re just over a year old. Its been a fascinating year, working with some brilliant people and clients, and developing from a bunch of ideas and contacts into a real pipeline of work and a clear sense of what the company does, and how it
We’ve just launched Pepys Road, the first live project from Storythings. Its an online story to support the brilliant Capital, by John Lanchester, an epic tale of post-crash London recently published by Faber & Faber. Storythings was asked to come up with a way of keeping a conversation going around the book after the initial
In this month’s Wired UK there is a short article by us about TV & Data, building on some of the observations about attention and audiences in articles on this blog. It was good fun to write, and hopefully we’ll have future pieces in Wired UK about changing attention patterns, and how to create culture
After a brief glut of speaking at events in early October, we’re focusing back on projects for current and new clients. Storythings has just signed up some new clients for short pieces of consultancy, including an event for a major FMCG brand in Geneva, and a London workshop for a global broadcaster. Meanwhile, we’re in