New (co-authored) journal article (as @ 2015)
Kerrigan, S., & Velikovsky, J. T. (2015). Examining Documentary Transmedia Narratives Through `The Living History of Fort Scratchley’ Project. Convergence (online, January 19, 2015). doi: 10.1177/1354856514567053
Non-fiction transmedia draws on the same definitions as fiction transmedia (PGA, 2010), which accepts without dispute the reference to ‘fictional story worlds’ (Jenkins, 2007; O’Flynn, 2012).
By drawing attention to this grammatical oversight, we will review non-fiction transmedia literature, highlight the success of Go Back to Where You Came From (O’Mahoney, Australia, 2011) and provide a detailed analysis of the production of the The Living History of Fort Scratchley project (DVD documentary, i-doc, website, booklet, 2004–2008) against Henry Jenkins’ seven transmedia principles (2009b).
This detailed analysis applies transmedia ‘fiction’ criteria to ‘non-fiction’, challenging transmedia’s explicit reference to fictional story universes.
As can be seen from the Abstract, this article in Convergence journal proposes a definition for non-fiction transmedia, one which seems to be missing from the literature, up to now.
The article was co-authored with one of my Ph.D. supervisors, Assoc. Prof. Dr Susan Kerrigan.
Velikovsky of Newcastle
& Communication and Media Arts & Sciences Scholar
& CCIRP Partner Investigator
& BCE (Bio-Cultural Evolution) Creativity Scholar
& Transmedia… guy
It is presented here for the benefit of fellow creativity researchers
(including screenwriters, filmmakers, artists, and scientists).
For more, see https://aftrs.academia.edu/JTVelikovsky
JT Velikovsky is also a produced Feature Film Screensmith (screenwriter) & million-selling Transmedia writer-director-producer/screensmith.
He has been a professional Story Analyst for major filmovie studios, film funding organizations, and judge for the national writer’s & director’s guilds.
For even more (if you’ve not overdosed, yet) see his Transmedia Writology weblog:
Some more on The Newcastle School of Creativity is included in this video:
On Memes as HOLON/partons (in just 19 minutes, or – it’s FREE ! )
P.S. – In case you ever wondered why I write the year as 02020, rather than 2020 – see: