Harry Potter is trans-WHAT?

So one of the main reasons we are interested in Harry Potter (apart from the general awesomeness of the whole franchise) is its transmedia qualities. And as some of you may have noticed, our last two blog posts mentioned someone named Henry Jenkins. He is a scholar who, for some time, has worked on developing the concept of transmedia storytelling.

TRANSMEDIA STORYTELLING IN 100 WORDS OR LESS

Transmedia storytelling is the art of telling a story using multiple media platforms to tell different (mostly) independent parts of the story. Transmedia storytelling is ideal for stories that require a high degree of world building. One of the most famous examples is Continue reading Harry Potter is trans-WHAT?

5 Reasons You Re-read Harry Potter…again… and again and again…

You know the feeling. You’ve just sat down in your favourite armchair with a cup of tea, some cookies and Philosopher’s Stone, getting ready to immerse yourself in the world of Harry – when your mom/roomie/significant other walks in and exclaims: ‘Really? Again?’

The Ravenclaw proudly presents: 5 Reasons You Re-read Harry Potter. Continue reading 5 Reasons You Re-read Harry Potter…again… and again and again…