An immersive gaming experience played online and in real life involving a mysterious Time Switch machine. Susan was the experience designer/producer of this alternate reality game created by members of Transmedia LA as a hands-on workshop. Funds for expenses were raised via a Kickstarter campaign. Running during the summer of 2012, the live game play [...]
A brief behind the scenes look at the ARG I created as a prequel to the WyrdCon arcade style LARP “The Hallowed Portrait.” The ARG told the story of how Roderick Usher & Virginia met — he stalked her through her social media accounts.
For the launch of the young adult novel “Feral Youth” by Polly Courtney, I used Conducttr to re-create the London riots in the words & voice of characters inspired by the book. The Twitter story played out over 75min at the book launch party in addition to a text-based “choose your own adventure”-type interactive story [...]
Presentation from the transmedia workshop I presented in conjunction with Startup Weekend Transmedia on January 30, 2012. Note: case study examples were offline video & are not included in this prezi. The MARCH 2013 version (3 hour class) can be found here.
At the Tri Wyrd convention June 21-24, 2012 in Costa Mesa, CA, Charon Pictures produced two paranormal-themed events involving the Los Angeles Ghost Patrol: LAGP: A Haunting in the Hotel For one night only, the Los Angeles Ghost Patrol invited first time paranormal investigators to participate in a realistic simulated haunting. Armed with actual ghost [...]
Charlie Parker (Kade Coates) is your ordinary 12-year-old baseball fanatic and curious kid. With his father away fighting World War II, his mother is forced to rent rooms out to make ends meet. But the latest boarder rouses Charlie’s suspicions and he tries to warn his mother to no avail. Snooping around the boarder’s room, [...]
A foray into a fictional universe with the Los Angeles Ghost Patrol, Carol’s Haunting is an alternate reality game (ARG). The first chapter of the game began with a plea for help from a character named Lukas which was emailed to certain Unfiction players. The story soon involved LAGP’s Carol, as well as the mysterious [...]
Charon Pictures has been working with the Los Angeles Ghost Patrol to build their brand and develop more commercial avenues for this local paranormal investigation team. Enthusiastic ghost hunters, the LAGP focuses on hauntings in the Southern California area. Their main website can be found at laghostpatrol.com, which features write-ups, video and photos of their [...]
A babysitter’s gift of a patchwork monkey begins a disturbing evening for eight year old Tommy and his big sister Carol as they suspect the monkey is more than just a toy. Adapted from the children’s horror story by Beverly Butler, “The Patchwork Monkey” explores the childhood fears that our toys might really be alive [...]