New Advances in Transmedia Storytelling in Spanish Fiction. Case Study of the Television Series ‘El Ministerio del Tiempo

  • Mª Isabel Rodríguez Fidalgo
  • Adriana Paíno Ambrosio
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46068-0_23

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 503)
Cite this paper as:
Rodríguez Fidalgo M.I., Paíno Ambrosio A. (2017) New Advances in Transmedia Storytelling in Spanish Fiction. Case Study of the Television Series ‘El Ministerio del Tiempo’. In: Freire F., Rúas Araújo X., Martínez Fernández V., García X. (eds) Media and Metamedia Management. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 503. Springer, Cham

Abstract

If there is one thing that characterises transmedia storytelling, it is without any shadow of doubt, making way to great creative potential. Essentially, it opens a door to all the possibilities connected with the part the spectator-user plays within the narrative. Fiction television series have not overlooked this new way of telling a story, and there are several examples which can be found both in national and foreign TV channels. The series ‘El Ministerio del Tiempo’ (Spanish for ‘the Ministry of Time’) which is broadcast in Spanish national TV (RTVE), is a clear example of the creation of a transmedia TV series. It offers innovative storytelling elements within a TV fiction series. This article, using the methodological structure of a case study, aims to analyse the narrative structure of this production, where the followers have become the new main characters of this elaborate fictional universe.

Keywords

Transmedia Prosumer Entertainment Fiction series Fan phenomenon 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mª Isabel Rodríguez Fidalgo
    • 1
  • Adriana Paíno Ambrosio
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Salamanca (USAL)SalamancaSpain

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