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Earlier in the week I began a discussion with filmmaker and transmedia developer Robert Pratten; we talked about why transmedia is more than a buzzword and why forward-thinking filmmakers should be planning for their next project to reach across multiple mediums. In this second part we talk about the initiative as an artist to develop not just “products” (e.g., feature films) but also “byproducts” (e.g., transmedia software) in order to self-sustain. In case you missed it, here’s part one of the interview. And here’s part two: More »

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Robert Pratten is a UK-based San Francisco-based, UK-born filmmaker who has directed two features, London Voodoo and Mindflesh. His posts on transmedia and the independent filmmaker at the Workbook Project should be required reading, and he is currently launching TransmediaStoryteller, an online platform for designing and delivering transmedia experiences. Here, Robert answers why forward-thinking filmmakers should be thinking about transmedia, and why it’s much more than a buzzword. He gives some great in-depth answers to my questions, so I’m splitting the interview into two parts – think of this as 3.25 Questions With. More »