Frank Alsema works as a creative producer in his company 4xM: the Mixed Media Match Makers (www.4xM.nl). He is specialized in cross media, games, digital storytelling, mobile and interactive television. He has worked for VPRO TV as director, producer and writer on a wide variety of TV entertainment programs in many different forms for 20 years. In 2000 he joined IJsfontein Interactive Media as partner responsible for producing games, educational software, installations, cross media, and formats for iTV and the Internet. He is now active as independent international creative producer on several cross media projects, some of which will be discussed during his presentation. Several of his projects have won national and international prizes. He is also a tutor for Media funded trainings like X-Melina, Sagasnet, Pygmalion, and EMMDIS. And lectures at international universities and academies in topics such as interactive writing, interaction design, project management, producing & publishing for iTV, and cross media. He is a speaker at national and international conferences on new media, integrating media, museums & events with games, and learning & tools and is a jury member for various international new media awards.
- Frank Alsema