Author Archives | mikevogel

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The Future of Storytelling at Portland Film Festival

Monday, August 24, 2015

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Technology has not only changed the way filmmakers tell stories, it’s creating new types of stories to tell. The Portland Film Festival explores this new wave ofstorytelling again this year with the Storyworlds program on Saturday, September 5th. Storyworlds invites you to learn more out more about transmedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, and ways to hone your creative idea to build an […]

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Phrenic’s Transmedia Storyworld Event | April 30th at The Mission Theater

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Join us on Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm at the Mission Theater in NW Portland! Free Admission! Add to calendar: iPhone/iCal | Google | Facebook | Outlook | more options One year ago, Phrenic launched in the App Store and became the first iOS thriller that users could watch, read, and play. This cloning thriller–created in Portland–is told using […]

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Phrenic Invites You to “Go Clone Yourself”

Monday, October 28, 2013

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  Phrenic–an iOS thriller you watch, read, and play–invites anyone to create a character by uploading a video or writing a very short story from the perspective of a human clone. Videos and stories can be submitted from the Phrenic app itself or on Phrenic’s page on Theatrics. A storyline about liberated clones was designed […]

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iOS Series ‘Phrenic’ Launches Version 2.0

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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The first-of-its-kind iOS app Phrenic has launched version 2.0 with a new episode, short story, and now uses Theatrics to allow anyone to become part of the story by creating their own character and submitting a video that will show up in the app and online. The new design also makes it easier to jump […]

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Transmedia Series ‘Phrenic’ Releases Two Episodes and a Choose Your Own Adventure Story

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Phrenic, a Portland transmedia series that premiered as an iPhone app last month, is releasing a portion of the experience online. The first two episodes are available as well as an interactive choose your own adventure story that puts the reader in the world of cloning and creepy talking dolls. The Doll has over thirty […]

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Phrenic: A Futuristic Thriller for Mobile

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Phrenic, my futuristic thriller made in Portland, premiered in the App Store this week. Not in a theater. Not on YouTube. In the same App Store where you go to download Temple Run or Angry Birds. I began thinking about creating a story for mobile devices last year when I realized I was watching fewer […]

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