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QWC | Screen Narratives: Writing for Games

Writing for games isn’t the same as other forms of writing; you need to develop several pathways through a story and create scenarios and characters that encourage interaction. And all this needs to be set within a detailed and immersive story worlds.Games writing requires extensive and on-going collaboration with a creative team. Learn how to […]
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“Art is a form of encryption.”

“Often people are victimized without realizing it. Sometimes, I hope, my work provides a tiny glimpse of what freedom could look like…” Laura Poitras is an award-winning director, producer, and journalist. Her film CITIZENFOUR, concerning Edward Snowden, received the Oscar for Best Documentary in 2015. One of three founding editors of The Intercept, Poitras is […]
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Intimate Mechanics: One Model of Electronic Literature

So having entertained some debatable claims about extremes, we can now turn to the far more interesting middle space…we find works like Mez Breeze’s _cross.ova.ing ][4rm.blog.2.log][_, Talan Memmott’s Lexia to Perplexia, and my own Under Language, where scriptonic expression fuses with the vocabulary and syntax of computational code. Source: Microsoft Word – Moulthrop – Intimate […]
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Google News Lab/StoryUp VR Present: A Conversation on Immersive Storytelling

Streamed live on Apr 8, 2016 Join The News Lab and StoryUP VR as we discuss Immersive Storytelling with panelists. Questions include: What challenges have you had to overcome with VR storytelling? What are some of the tools/cues you’re using to direct the audience’s attention? Should we be directing the audience’s attention? How is storytelling […]
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JJ Abrams says Half-Life, Portal Movies in Development

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams has confirmed that the stories are being written for movies based on Half-Life and Portal. The producer of 10 Cloverfield Lane and Star Trek Into Darkness said in 2013 that he and Valve’s Gabe Newell were interested in working together on game and movie projects. Source: J.J. […]