Master Course in Transmedia Producer
Start date: April 2014 | Duration: 12 months - Full Time | Language: English
The transmedia producers are experts in active storytelling in the audio-visual and new media fields, and in multiplatform productions addressed to entertainment, communication and information.
As authors, they conceive, write and transform the creative ideas into editorial projects influencing different communication media at the same time.
As producers, they are able to realize their products in formats that can be shared by different platforms (movie, TV, web, mobile, book), and to promote them on different devices (app. social network, gaming).
As directors, they coordinate the editorial project and know the main 0mechanisms on which the movie, TV, and new media industry is based.
The Master in Trasmedia Producer is addressed to filmmakers and authors of fictions, websites, comics, movies and videogames. The project scope is also perfect for professionals working in the marketing and communication fields who want to realize advertising campaigns and promotions based on complex creative universes addressed to the multiple audiences of the digital media. The use of the storytelling applied to the communication makes the course an important training experience even useful for the realization of program schedules and multiplatform editorial projects addressed to entertainment, communication, news and artistic and cultural promotion.
The Master aims at allowing the students to conceive, design, produce and promote projects for the entertainment, communication, information and art fields that distribute contents and experiences through different media at the same time
Methodology and Structure
The Master develops all the steps of the creative, design, production, distribution and promotional process of the transmedia work and project.
From the creation to the promotion of the final product and to the management of the content delivery platforms, didactics deals with all the important moments of the story and of the development of the narrative and production moments through workshops, simulations, case studies and on-going tests of the results achieved.
Moreover, in order to develop a higher awareness of the use of the different platforms, theory is integrated with video editing, web editing and game editing practical laboratories, and with the collaboration with representatives of broadcasters and production and distribution 0companies.
The course includes practical exercises and the realization of a final project work launching a movie or a multiplatform audio-visual production.
The course is divided into 10 training modules during which successful case studies will be analysed.
During the same period students will have the possibility to take part in events of the sector. Moreover, the Master will host important people working at public and private broadcasters as well as majors 0of the transmedia field.
Project and thesis
The final thesis will be a professional document (the so-called project reference document, i.e. an individual paper consisting in about 30 sheets) explaining the different steps followed to conceive and realize the final project work.
This document describes the project to all the people involved in its realization.
The project will be realized in collaboration with a company working in the field.
TRANSMEDIA COMMUNICATION FOR BRANDS, COMPANIES, AND INSTITUTIONS
TRANSMEDIA FOR GOODS
FINAL PROJECT WORK
Max Giovagnoli - Coordinator
In the United States, Max Giovagnoli was defined “one of the thirty voices that are changing the way to tell stories all over the world” (D. Davidson). Author and transmedia designer, he worked with Disney, Sony, Warner Bross as well as with European TV broadcasters (RAI, EBU). He coordinates the three-year Course in Interaction Design at Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome, and he was Italian speaker of the TEDx world Conference dedicated to Transmedia. He published Transmedia. Storytelling e Comunicazione (Transmedia. Storytelling and Communication) (2013) and Cross-media, Le nuove narrazioni (Cross-media. The new stories) (2009) both edited by Apogeo/Feltrinelli. He is author of novels and TV fictions, he writes for the magazine “Script” and he is editorial consultant for ROMICS and the Festival Cartoons on the Bay dedicated to animation and transmedia fiction.
Promotion Manager, 20th Century Fox, Italy.
Maria Elena Canzoni
Universal Pictures International Italy.
Marketing manager Coming Soon Television.
Promotion Manager, Warner Bros. Pictures Italia.
Special guest Head of Interactive, European Broadcasting Union 3 European Broadcasters Representatives (UK, France, Sweden)