Moving Tales New App Release “To This Day” Based on Viral Video
Vancouver, Canada – Moving Tales, the producers of innovative poetic 3D animated story apps and enhanced Ebooks, including the world-wide bestselling ‘The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross’, have released their newest iPad app, a collaboratively animated spoken word poem by Shane Koyczan. The To This Day App is based on a viral video of the same name, that has had over nine million views. This powerful anti-bullying themed iPad App is now available for free from the App Store, where it is listed in the New and Noteworthy section.
“We are very proud to be part of this important endeavor, bringing this anti-bullying message to an even larger audience. Shane’s poem is powerful, the animation wonderful, the music subtly effective, the message universal and timely.” says Moving Tales founder Matthew … Read More »
VANCOUVER – (April 03, 2013) – Innovative digital story creators Moving Tales today released “Elly’s Lost & Found Sounds” as a free browser based interactive story for desktops and laptops. Written and illustrated by best selling author Jacqueline O Rogers, like its iBook precedent, “Elly Online” seamlessly brings together an enchanting story, original sounds, music, animation, and magical interactivity. Through this test of free and open distribution, Moving Tales is exploring the meaning and value of stories in today’s hyper-connected and abundant content world and what role creators like Moving Tales play in it.
Creating a browser based interactive story experience was a new challenge for the company, who are renowned for their iOS Apps and Ebooks, including the critically acclaimed and best selling “The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross”. … Read More »
Vancouver – (March 20, 2013) Innovative digital story creators Moving Tales are releasing a new experiment in online story sharing April 3rd, 2013. Renowned for expanding storytelling in the digital era, Moving Tales is re-issuing its first Ebook children’s title, “Elly’s Lost and Found Sounds”, as a free Web App. Expanding on their best selling and critically acclaimed iOS apps and iBooks, like the bestselling “The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross” in which the company re-imagined an age old fable for the iPad and iPhone through filmic animation and multiple languages, “Elly’s Lost and Found Sounds” Web App allows Moving Tales’ to continue exploring what a digital story can be and how interactive ideas can be spread and sustained online.
“We’re bringing Elly to life on-line as an experiment in distribution and audience engagement.” said Matthew Talbot-Kelly, Moving Tales founder and creative … Read More »
VANCOUVER – (April 30, 2012) – Innovative iOS content creators Moving Tales’ release three Ebooks available through Apple’s iBookstore, “The Classic World Tales Trilogy”, “The Unwanted Guest” and “This Too Shall Pass”. A collection based on Moving Tales’ three animated storytelling apps, “The Classic World Tales Trilogy” Ebook is packed with digital innovations including reformatted wide screen images, user enabled Read Aloud functionality with high-lighted text, auto page turning, built-in dictionary, word search, index, bookmark, as well as a user enabled soundtrack.
“We are excited to release the Enhanced Ebook Trilogy collection of the three tales from our beloved storytelling apps of the same names”, said Moving Tales’ Matthew Talbot-Kelly. “We brought ‘The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross’, ‘The Unwanted Guest’ and ‘This Too Shall Pass’ together in one amazing feature rich Ebook volume.
In addition to the completely reformatted wide screen … Read More »
VANCOUVER – (March 26, 2012) – Innovative iOS content creators Moving Tales’ have released free learning resources based on their world-wide bestselling ‘Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross’ tale. Moving Tales has implemented a “Sharing” section in their recent web site relaunch, whereby the text, images and an innovative lesson plan based on ‘Pedlar Lady’ are released under Creative Commons License. This CC license agreement allows teachers, librarians, parents and creatives from any discipline to legally download, copy, manipulate and ‘share-alike’ the material without fear of copyright infringement.
“Its a lovely idea to ‘return’ the Pedlar Lady story into ‘the commons’.” says Moving Tales’ founder Matthew Talbot-Kelly. “The seeds of the Pedlar Lady tale are found in the oral storytelling traditions and are part of our common cultural legacy. In this digital age, the Creative Commons License makes sense. We are saying, … Read More »
October 17th, 2011
VANCOUVER – (October 17, 2011) – Innovative App creators Moving Tales’ first eBook has been named “New & Notable” in the U.S. iTunes Book section. Based on the bestselling App of the same name, the eBook edition of The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross is a cutting edge implementation of the ePub standard. Featuring 53 fixed layout pages, audio narration, music, sound effects, searchable text and built-in dictionary, the eBook Pedlar Lady is now available for $3.99 through Apple’s iBookstore for the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone.
“We have completely reformatted our beloved Pedlar Lady tale as an eBook.” said Moving Tales founder Matthew Talbot-Kelly. “We recomposed the artwork as high resolution stills that the reader can zoom into and explore in detail. With the built-in Read Aloud functionality, the user is able to enjoy the pitch perfect narration, accompanied … Read More »
December 9th, 2011 – Vancouver (BC) Canada
Moving Tales Inc today released a completely reformatted “Twas the Night Before Christmas” iPhone app, their full colour 3D animated telling of the classic American Christmas poem. This innovative and richly detailed animated app presents the classic poem as you have never seen it. For this specially reformatted iPhone version, there are new features and a whole new level of interactivity where the user changes from one animated scene to the next by shaking the device. The app sells for $2.99 for the iPhone and iPod touch.
December 8th – Vancouver, BC
Moving Tales the creators of the innovative worldwide best selling App The Peddlar Lady releases one of the world first Interactive eBooks: Elly’s Lost & Found Sounds!