Get access to trends and experts in immersive storyteller and network with UN/NGO experts to develop new project ideas for the global good.
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Fresh off participating in the Future of Storytelling Summit, Emmy-winning filmmaker and UN/NGO Storyteller/Arts Curator Lisa Russell hosts this weekend workshop focused on bridging the immersive storytelling and global development communities together for the global good.
The workshop will include:
Introduction to the exciting field of immersive storytelling.
Overview of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how to contribute your talent to creating a sustainable planet.
Guest presentations by award winning VR producers, UN/NGO experts and tech companies working on the cutting edge of immersive storytelling and social impact.
Exercises on basic 360/VR production and how to develop projects and get funding with UN/NGO agencies.
Feedback on individual projects or ideas to take them to the next level.
Presentation and discussion on responsible and ethical storytelling/narrative justice.
Filmmakers, artists, VR producers.
UN/NGO communications experts.
Public/global health and film students.
Confirmed guest speakers:
Shannon Carroll, VR Director, "Women on the Move" in partnership with CARE and VR for Good by Oculus.
Christian Delsol, Media Specialist, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), VR Producer for "Born Into Exile".
Marcos Dinnerstein, Editor of A Better Mousetrap Website/Newsletter, Former editor of Digital.NYC.
Kristin Gutekunst, UN Communications and Partnerships Consultant, Former Executive Producer for UNVR and the UN SDG Action Campaign.
Mary Matheson, VR Producer, "The Female Planet" for Google VR.
Tarik Mohammed, award-winning Immersive Media Specialist (VR/AR) and Founder of Captivision Media.
Saturday/Sunday, October 13/14, 10am-6pm each day.
Friday networking event (optional.)
NYC (Exact location TBD)
Transportation, meals and extra costs to be covered by participants.
Any questions, please email Lisa Russell directly at email@example.com.