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Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Andy Miah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment ... More


More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

Bob Rehak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479813155
eISBN:
9781479897070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813155.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Today’s franchises of fantastic media depend on visual effects for their existence, not just in their local textual homes (a feature film, a TV episode, a videogame) but across multiple screens and ... More


Conclusion: Spiritual Romance Today

Jane Naomi Iwamura

in Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This final chapter explores and American’s continuing embrace of Oriental Monk figures. These include images aimed at a younger audience, e.g., Kung Fu Panda (2008) to the media presence of the ... More


Episodes of Madness: Representations of the Joker in Television and Animation

David Ray Carter

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

While the Joker’s current transmedia persona is overwhelmingly a dark and violent one, David Ray Carter suggests that we move beyond contemporary interpretations and consider the deeper history of ... More


Microgenres in Migration: Special Effects and Transmedia Travel

Bob Rehak

in More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479813155
eISBN:
9781479897070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813155.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The movement of special effects among media texts is the focus of this chapter, which argues that certain well-known special effects should be approached as “microgenres” that emerge, evolve, and die ... More


Conclusion: The Effects of Special Effects

Bob Rehak

in More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479813155
eISBN:
9781479897070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813155.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This conclusion considers the larger set of changes confronting cinema and its siblings at this juncture between the analog and digital eras. Restating the book’s central argument that special ... More


Digital Spectators in Augmented Realities

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines how spectator encounter digital technology in sport, which reveals a blurring of participation and spectating. It also proposes that spectating is changing through the ... More


“It’s Perfect. It Looks Just Like the Book!”: Scott Pilgrim, Stylistic Remediation, and Transmedia Style

Drew Morton

in Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the process of stylistic remediation at work in the adaptation of a comic book to a film and how it is used by a media conglomerate as a means to unite its transmedia ... More


The ‘Zooniverse’ and other (furnished) comic worlds

Leon Hunt

in Cult British TV comedy: From Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719083778
eISBN:
9781781705865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083778.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

According to Umberto Eco, the cult text must provide a ‘completely furnished world so that its fans can quote characters and episodes as if they were aspects of the fan’s sectarian world.’ While Eco ... More


Walkout Warriors:: Transmedia Organizing

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is an in-depth study of the media practices of the college, high school, and middle school students who organized the largest wave of student walkouts since the Chican@ Blowouts in the ... More


Define American, The Dream is Now, and FWD.us:: Professionalization and Accountability in Transmedia Organizing

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the mainstreaming of transmedia organizing through case studies of three professional transmedia immigrant rights campaigns: Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and undocumented ... More


Conclusions

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the book's key points, with a short section on each. 1. The immigrant rights movement, like all social movements, operates within a rapidly changing media ecology. ... More


. Pragmatism Vs. Sentimentality: Amelioration in the Postfeminist Cycle

Michele Schreiber

in American Postfeminist Cinema: Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748693368
eISBN:
9780748696772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693368.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Two considers one of the most fundamental and recurring concerns of the contemporary cultural landscape and that is the interaction between, and blurring of, ideas of reality and ideas of ... More


Network Aesthetics

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction to this book contends that the problem of connectedness in the early-twenty-first century cannot be understood independently of the formal features of a network imaginary: that is, ... More


Improvisational Aesthetics: Alternate Reality Games

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the alternate reality game (ARG). Unlike video games, ARGs are a more experimental form of gaming that emerged in the early years of the twenty-first century. ARGs can be ... More


<i>Jane Eyre</i>’s transmedia lives

Monika Pietrzak-Franger

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The ongoing interest in Jane Eyre and its various adaptations, appropriations, mash-ups and sequels are indicative of the fact that the story and the main character have loosened themselves from ... More


Sensational Remediations

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes the decade of the birth of cinema, the 1890s, as a vantage point and tackles the question of how, by that time, the slum has become a topic of high visibility in various media. The ... More


This haunted house: intertextuality and interpretation in Mark Danielewski’s House of Leaves (2000) and Poe’s Haunted (2000)

Mel Evans

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Mel Evans explores the media network surrounding House of Leaves, focusing in particular on the intersection between Danielewski’s novel and his sister Poe’s musical album Haunted, also released in ... More


Candies, Premiums, and Character Merchandising: The Meiji–Atomu Marketing Campaign

Marc Steinberg

in Anime's Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675494
eISBN:
9781452947525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675494.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines how the formal characteristics of anime allowed it to expand outward, creating ties between diverse media and commodities. It addresses the following questions: How did anime ... More


Material Communicationand the Mass Media Toy

Marc Steinberg

in Anime's Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675494
eISBN:
9781452947525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675494.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter takes a detailed look at the specificity of transmedia communication. It argues that media interconnectivity or convergence does not always depend first and foremost on users. In order ... More


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