Archive for Storytelling

Telling Stories: Coderunner for iOS

Pick up your phone. Put in your earphones. Walk outside and live the story. That’s the idea behind Coderunner for iOS by RocketChicken Interactive. The walls between fiction and reality collapse around you as your town becomes the setting of an intense alternate-reality, GPS driven…

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Telling Stories: Top Gun for First for Women

This is a television advertisement. It’s only a minute long but it tells a story. Thankfully, under the direction of Anton Visser, it is told very well. The scene is flipped almost immediately when the serious setup of an airforce patrol is interrupted by an…

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Telling Stories: The Case

The Case is a charming short film that appears in the credits of J.J. Abrams’ 2011 film Super 8. Much of Super 8′s narrative involves the making of The Case as an entry for a film competition. Tragically, the 48 Hour Film Project I was…

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The 48 Hour Film Project Johannesburg 2012

This year Tam and I are writing for a team that is entering the 48 Hour Film Project. On top of writing for the film, I’ll also be running the transmedia side of the marketing for the film. The 48 Hour Film Project is a…

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LAPA’s next step in transmedia storytelling

Building on the successes of the Thomas@ project that I directed, Etiket has another exciting project with LAPA publishers. Leon van Nierop – a well-renown Afrikaans author and lecturer – is writing a new novel – Snydokter (The Plastic Surgeon). Only he has hit a…

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