What Ever Became of the Transmedia Movement?

Transmedia guru Jeff Gomez has moved his theoretical framework away from the “hero’s journey” to a new and broader framework, “The Collective Journey,” as presented at StoryWorld3. By Nick DeMartino http://www.nickdemartino.net/ Remember “Transmedia”? At the beginning of this decade ‘transmedia’ was a buzzworthy catch-all term describing an emerging group of media formats and practices that seemed poised to become a major force within the entertainment business. I found myself pondering the fate of transmedia after...

Radio ITVT: YouTube Science Vlogger, John Michael Godier

In this recorded interview with ITVT Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, YouTube science vlogger, John Michael Godier, discusses his eponymous channel and the ways in which it is monetized.

TVOT SF 2018 Photos Now Available

ITVT is pleased to present photos from TVOT SF 2018 (June 13th-14th). A small selection can be seen below. The rest of the photos are available for viewing on our SmugMug page , where personal use low-res and commercial use high-res versions are available for purchase. Once again, thanks to all the sponsors, moderators, speakers and attendees, who made TVOT SF 2018 a truly memorable event! Stay tuned for announcements about our next show, TVOT...

Announcing the Winners of the 15th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

ITVT is pleased to announce the winners of the 15th annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television. The Awards were presented at The TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco on June 13th. The award for " Most Significant Newcomer " (i.e. the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year) went to Videa . The award for " Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product " (i.e...

TVOT SF 2018: Amazon, ACR, Ad-Supported VOD, Cord-Shifting, Measurement and More

ITVT is pleased to announce the following TVOT SF 2018 Sessions: 10:10-10:35AM, June 13th Hawthorn Room Sandeep Gupta, VP of Product Development, Amazon Fire TV, in Conversation with Janko Roettgers, Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent, Variety In conversation with Janko Roettgers, Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent for Variety, Sandeep Gupta, VP of Product Development for Amazon Fire TV, will discuss Fire TV's evolution, its integration of voice technology, the impact of OTA on consumer viewing habits, how...

TVOT SF 2018: TV and Mobility--Self-Driving Cars, Location Data, and More

ITVT is pleased to announce two TVOT SF 2018 sessions that will explore the intersection of TV and mobility. Here are the listings for the sessions from the show agenda: June 13th, Wednesday 11:55AM-12:20PM Cypress Room Driving the Future: Why New Mobility Matters to Digital Broadcast, Content and Services From connected cars, commuters and travelers; to data-rich partnerships between smart cities and multi-modal mobility providers; to the accelerating global race for true self-driving cars--all will...

TVOT SF 2018: AI-Powered Media Is Clearly the Future--But Is It the Present?

ITVT is pleased to announce the TVOT SF 2018 session, "AI-Powered Media Is Clearly the Future--But Is It the Present?" Here is the session's listing from the show agenda: Tuesday, June 13th 1:55-2:45PM Hawthorn Room AI-Powered Media Is Clearly the Future--But Is It the Present? In the past year, we have seen robust AI platforms and cognitive-computing solutions productized and packaged for content owners, distributors and advertisers. Cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM...

TVOT SF 2018: Thom Hartmann and David Bohrman on the Future of News, Political Discourse and TV

ITVT is pleased to announce a TVOT SF 2018 keynote fireside featuring two giants of the news business: David Bohrman , CEO of Political Voices Network ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bohrman ), and talk radio star, Thom Hartmann ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thom_Hartmann ). Here is the keynote's listing from the show agenda: June 14th, Thursday 12:40-1:10PM Hawthorn Room Fireside: David Bohrman , CEO, Political Voices Network, in Conversation with Talk Radio Star, Thom Hartmann David Bohrman, one of the most...

TVOT SF 2018: Insights from Otter Media, New Research from CTAM and Magid

ITVT is pleased to announce TVOT SF 2018 Sessions featuring insights from Otter Media and new research from CTAM and Magid. Here are the listings for the sessions from the show agenda: June 13th, Wednesday 11:55AM-12:20PM Hawthorn Room Presentation: Fandoms from the Future Fragmentation is the best thing that ever happened to TV--endless choices mean viewers only engage with the content and creators they love. As they shift from passive audiences to empowered fandoms, viewers...