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Transmedia Storytelling

Transmedia Storytelling

London College of Communication
Taught by
A respected industry expert


Transmedia storytelling is the technique of telling a single story or story experience across multiple platforms and formats using traditional and digital platforms.This interactive, inspiring course will introduce you to transmedia storytelling and multiplatform writing.

From an advertising point of view this means deconstructing a brand story and using each communications channel (digital and print media) in the most effective way to reinforce and extend the marketing reach.

Over four days you will analyse and critique case studies, research, create, write and art direct ads for posters, print, digital media, TV and radio.Each activity will require you to select the most appropriate concept and content for the channel.On this course you will gain a deep understanding of these changes and learn how to develop a story that can be told on many platforms. This will be done by learning how to develop a brief, working on a live project and writing one element of a story world, producing media content and then launching it via social media.

Topics Covered

  • Latest developments in the advertising industry
  • Strengths and weaknesses of each communications channel (TV, radio, digital media, print)
  • Effective ways to use TV, print and online marketing
  • Transmedia campaign conception

Course Outcomes
By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Understand how brand stories across different platforms are linked
  • Create brand stories from different perspectives for different media
  • Pitch and explain your concepts to clients with confidence

Who Should Attend
Those working in or studying advertising, marketing, PR, digital media or fundraising wishing to see how transmedia storytelling is transforming advertising.

Intermediate: You should have some professional background or a basic knowledge of the communications industry.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may be interested in learning more about advertising and marketing in Creative Thinking for Advertising, or Social Media Marketing

This course is also available as an online course: Transmedia Storytelling for Branding and Marketing (Online).

Customised Training

We also offer bespoke transmedia storytelling courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.

Tutor Description

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

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