The Evolution of Storytelling - A TEDx Talk by Sean Stewart

Sean Stewart is an award-winning science fiction novelist, a groundbreaking figure in transmedia storytelling, and one of the most experienced and influential writer of Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) in the world. He was an integral part of the creative team behind the ARGs “The Beast” for the film “AI” and “I Love Bees” for the game Halo.

Transmedia, deep media, cross media, whatever you call it, stories being so compelling they transcends the method of delivery have been around for thousands of years. With so many new technologies that interconnect everything a good story is very important for any message to get across.

We’ve only just begun to explore the many new ways in which a story can be told in the twenty first century.


Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit

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