Saturday 28 January 2012
Needed to do a word association with Disney... This is what came out.
A list of words linked to Disney...
A Bug's Life
A Whole New World
Alice In Wonderland
Be My Guest
Beauty And The Beast
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Big Hero 6
Circle Of Life
Cruel De Ville
Emperor's New Groove
High School Musical
It's A Small World
Lady And The Tramp
Let It Go
Main Street Parade
Mr. Potato Head
Nightmare Before Christmas
One Of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
Phineas And Ferb
Pirates Of The Caribbean
Someday My Prince Will Come
The Fox And The Hound
The Jungle Book
The Princess Diaries
Tour Guide Barbie
When You Wish Upon A Star
Winnie The Pooh
Wizards Of Waverly Place
You've Got A Friend In Me
Zip A Dee Doo Dah!
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Sunday 8 January 2012
Writer / Digital Producer, HOUSE OF LIES app for Showtime Networks, produced by Seven Publishing Ltd. Digital Team
Wrote content and concepts on 9 segments across all 7 chapters of the official app for the Showtime comedy drama, House of Lies, starring Don Cheadle, Kristin Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson and Dawn Olivieri.
(Including the BS Generator, Glossary, Meet The Team, A Year Of Your Life As A Management Consultant, Interactive Hostile Workplace HR Training Infographic, Expenses Cleanup, Travel, Swimming With Sharks, and Marty's Manifesto).
It's available here as an ipad app:
and will also be available on the Barnes & Noble Nook:
What's great about writing on a TV series app, is that you have to pull together and also balance a combination of three disciplines:
How it hits the eye.
High-end glossy magazine skills
Does it look great and match the design rules of the show?
How it hits the finger (and device).
App building and coding skillsets
Can it be done technically, and does it work?
And finally, where I sit...
How it hits the brain.
TV/Broadcast writing skills
Is it funny, and is it in the right character voice of the show?
We're still in frontiersland for this kind of work, but from where I'm standing, if any chapter of an app (ipad, Nook, or Android) excludes or leans too heavily on one of the three above... it just doesn't work.
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