(Read parts one and two.)

I’m sitting deep inside the bowels of the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center on west 65th Street. The Story Hack got off to a friendly start around 10:00 this morning with an orientation by Aina Abiodun, Mike Knowlton, and Film Society of Lincoln Center Executive Director Rose Kuo. We made sure everyone was on the same page and were told our final wild card, the Emily Dickinson quote “Fortune befriends the bold,” which has to be included in every hack. Aina’s opening thoughts also laid down the gauntlet when she said that our work in these twenty-four hours would initiate the growth of transmedia as much as anything else happening right now. It’s a bold claim–the hack’s…