#PASSION TELLING BIG STORIES IN TWITTER AND BEYOND
I like ideas that join up. The best toys I had when I was a kid were
the ones that you could get books, TV shows, board games (yeah, yeah
there were no computers) and it all made sense.
When I got a Spectrum, I played the Hobbit on it endlessly, and then read the book, then another then another.
Stories engage us in so many ways, through plays, telly, film, jokes in the pub or the playground, gameshows and dramas alike.
collaborated in the past on several innovative content projects. Lots
of people talk about cross platform media - far fewer actually focus on
trying to make it work. Mike always does - and always with a |
|MARK ROWLAND CEO INDIETV|
has been at the forefront of creative online and TV ideas for years. He
always delivers great ideas that are unexpected, interesting and
compelling. The events he has organised and the talks he give are
worth turning up for. Top guy.
|MARTIN TRICKEY BBC |
are few people who I've met who seem capable of being able to
communicate between computer geeks and those of the artistic
temperament. Mike is one of them and he is able to make complicated
things seem very simple|
| CHARLIE GAUVIN EYE FILM&TV||I
see multi-platform content like that, joined up, it's about thinking
about the viewer/user/player and wondering how much cool stuff you can
give them to do around your stories.
The stories I'm playing with at the moment are:-
#PASSION : Telling the Easter story from the point of view of the witnesses to it, in a new way on Twitter
BB MAG : A collaborative magazine for Facebook, created by celebs and fans
COOKING IN HIGH HEELS : A new tool using video and planning and shopping to make life a better place to wear shoes in
TXT : A boy who can 'see' all the data around us - and it sees him
GAJT: A community of Q's building gizmos to defend the world
(TOOLS, GAMES, TV, COMMUNITY)
BALLS : An Englishboy in New York, joins a girls soccer team to make friends
Queen Arthur: When England needs King Arthur he returns, as a 16 year old girl
Tempting Fates: The gods haven't deserted us, they are busy watching telly.
Chanjlings: We make Elecktrickery from Majic - and the Chanjlings are angry about that.
(GAME AND TV)