Tag: storytelling

The ethics and responsibilities of fiction

Andrea Phillips is an award-winning transmedia writer and author of A Creator’s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling. Her work includes The Maester’s Path for HBO’s Game of Thrones with Campfire Media, The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Funtime Hour Quest with Stitch Media, America 2049 with human rights nonprofit Breakthrough, the independent commercial ARG Perplex City, and The 2012 Experience for Sony Pictures. She is currently working on The Daring Adventures of Captain Lucy Smokeheart, an e-published pirate adventure serial and treasure hunt.

Ethics of Immersive Digital Storytelling

She voiced concern over the ethics and responsibility of digital storytellers, particularly those who use media to trick/entertain viewers to enter into the story from different angles. (Transmedia is the idea of a story unfolded over different media, technology and platforms — the pieces joined together to tell a story, although each piece could stand on its own.)