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Wednesday, June 17 • 17:00 - 18:30
VR Journalism and Immersive Storytelling

Immersive storytelling is becoming a reality through new devices allowing to us to tell stories through stereoscopic 3D, 360-degree visuals, and 100-degree fields of vision. Virtual Reality journalism also encompasses interactive glasses and softer technologies. The goal of this bootcamp is to showcase all possibilities offered to editors and to analyse the latest experiments. Young audiences are the first targets of these news ways to tell stories but the scope will quickly expand. Tomorrow virtual reality can become a mass media. 


Moderators
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Roman Gallo

CEO, GalloMultiMedia

Speakers
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Nonny de la Peña

CEO, Emblematic Group & USC Annenberg
Nonny de la Peña has been called 'The Godmother of Virtual Reality' by Engadget and The Guardian, while Fast Company named her 'One of the People Who Made the World More Creative' for her pioneering work in immersive journalism. As CEO of Emblematic Group, she uses cutting edge technologies to tell stories—both fictional and news-based—that create intense, empathic engagement on the part of viewers. | | A graduate of Harvard... Read More →
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Mel Slater

Research Professor, University of Barcelona
Mel Slater is an ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona. He became Professor of Virtual Environments at University College London in 1997. He was a UK EPSRC Senior Research Fellow from 1999 to 2004, and has received substantial funding for virtual reality installations in both London and Barcelona. Thirty two of his PhD students have obtained their PhDs since 1989. In 2005 he was awarded the Virtual Reality Career Award by IEEE... Read More →


Wednesday June 17, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Sala Teatre