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Story Edge Sandbox No.5 - Creating Immersive Stories


Sat 1 Apr 2017, 1:00pm–4:00pm

Where: The New Zealand Film & Television School, 86 Vivian St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $15.00
  • Student (ID required): $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: docedge

Story Edge - Taking Story Into the Future

This Story Edge Sandbox will provide insights from Weta Digital and StoryBox directors on techniques to create immersive stories - the intersection of story and digital arts. Designed for anyone interested in extending their storytelling into new media, looking for inspiration and new directions. Learn about the world of immersive storytelling through the intersection of art, design and digital technology.

Open to all. Students welcome.

Weta Digital - insights from the work of this world-famous studio - a Q and A with a Weta FX designer and story-builder. Find out what a day-in-the-life is like at Weta Digital as they create immersive and compelling stories for worldwide distribution.

Storybox directors Rob Appierdo and Jess Feast on creating an immersive story: Get inspired by your own location as you discover insights into site-specific immersive installations at the intersection of art and design technology. After a brainstorming session with Storybox directors, walk away with ideas on how to develop your own site-specific adventure. Rob and Jess are the force behind some truly innovative stories and events including "The Woman Who Forgot", a Wellington Festival digital immersive project.

Story Edge brings together storytellers, designers, creative technologists and producers from across Aotearoa New Zealand to collaborate on transformative, immersive stories told across interactive digital platforms.

Story Edge is supported by the NZ Film Commission and NZ on Air.

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