Mixed bag: Trans-media production blends film, drama, photo documentary and video games
It’s a drama. A film. A radio play. Twitter improvisation. A photo documentary. Live “streaming.” Video games.
“It’s a whole new movement toward energizing the arts,” said Luke Bolle, a University of the Pacific student and eager participant in the process. “At least it’s a new pathway opening up.”
Lisa Tromovitch and Gary Armagnac — two Pacific professors staying “ahead of the curve” — expect it’ll ultimately resemble a cyberspace superhighway of creativity.
“We’re looking to create a newer, fresher approach to theatrical work,” said Tromovitch, now leading Pacific’s theater program as a producing artistic director and trans-media producer. “And broaden the film-production game as trans-media storytelling.