Digital Storytelling 4e: A creator's guide to interactive entertainment

4th Edition

Carolyn Handler Miller

CRC Press
November 22, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 780 Pages - 3 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138341586 - CAT# K394245

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Summary

This fourth edition of Digital Storytelling: A creator's guide to interactive entertainment dives deeply into the world of interactive storytelling, a form of storytelling made possible by digital media. Carolyn Handler Miller covers both the basics – character development, structure and the use of interactivity – and the more advanced topics, such as AI (Artificial Intelligence), narratives using AR and VR, and Social Media storytelling. The fourth edition also includes a greatly expanded section on immersive media, with chapters on the exciting new world of the world of XR (AR, VR, and mixed reality), plus immersion via large screens, escape rooms and new kinds of theme park experiences. This edition covers all viable forms of New Media, from video games to interactive documentaries. With numerous case studies that delve into the processes and challenges of developing works of interactive narrative, this new edition illustrates the creative possibilities of digital storytelling. The book goes beyond using digital media for entertainment and covers its employment for education, training, information and promotion, featuring interviews with some of the industry’s biggest names.

Key Features:

  • A large new section covering various forms of immersive media, including VR, AR and Mixed Reality
  • Breakthroughs in interactive TV and Cinema
  • The use of VR, AR and mixed reality in gaming
  • New forms of voice-enabled storytelling and gaming
  • Stories told via mobile apps and social media
  • Developing Digital Storytelling for different types of audiences