Transmedia Workshop with Lance Weiler

December 7, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 10am-5pm
at the WGAE offices, 250 Hudson Street, New York City

Story architect of film, TV and games Lance Weiler will present a full-day intensive seminar.  Recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology, Weiler was named “one of 25 people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood” by WIRED magazine. (Check out his PANDEMIC 1.0, which premiered at last year's Sundance Film Festival.)

Joining Weiler will be Chuck Wendig, equal parts novelist (DOUBLE DEAD, BLACK BIRDS, MOCKINGBIRD), screenwriter (PANDEMIC, HiM, COLLAPSUS), and game designer (Hunter: The Vigil).

  • What is transmedia?
  • Understanding shifts in authorship
  • Designing "with" instead of designing "for"
  • Story R&D:  how little bets can lead to big breakthroughs
  • Building a StoryWorld
  • Using technology creatively to tell your stories
  • Emerging opportunities and  market conditions writers

Who should attend: We have space for up to 50 members; prior experience is not required, although if the course is over-subscribed priority will be given to members with demonstrated interest in digital or transmedia work.

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