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Transmedia Storytelling With Jen Begeal: What’s Now, What’s Next and How to Do It

Cross-platform storytelling. Multiplatform storytelling. Transmedia. Regardless of which term you use, it all means the same thing: integrating digital technologies and creating cross-platform experiences to enhance content.

Please join us for an evening with transmedia producer Jen Begeal, who will answer your questions about current trends and innovations in this field. Through case studies as well as a hands-on mini project, you will also learn how to incorporate interactive elements in your own projects.

Jen Begeal 
is a social media director and transmedia producer. Her recent projects include developing the digital strategy for a documentary on migraines, building a social media campaign for an experiential education project called Robot Heart Stories, and producing a cross-platform storytelling campaign for the film Zenith. She works as a social media director for WRNN TV. Begeal has spoken at conferences, including the University of Wisconsin's Film & History Conference, the Mobility Shifts Conference at The New School, and the Columbia MBA Media and Entertainment Conference. She has written for the Tribeca Film's Future of Film blog and Huffington Post.

Produced by Zaindria Yarborough and Ylana.
To read more about transmedia storytelling, take a look at the article How Transmedia Storytelling Could Revolutionize Documentary Filmmaking by Amanda Lin Costa, a NYWIFT Board Member (Director, Communications).

NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.