Curated by Phi and New York's Future of StoryTelling (FoST), The New Storytellers conference is gathering creative leaders to explore how storytelling is evolving in the digital age.
In parallel to the Echo exhibition, the creative community from the media, communication, entertainment, arts and culture industries is invited to a one-day conference addressing artificial intelligence and the future of making as well as storytelling through full-body immersion.
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On December 4, join us live at 12 PM on our Facebook page for a presentation of the morning highlights, in French, with Sandra Rodriguez and Fabien Loszach.
Schedule of the day
8 AM - Arrival and breakfast
9:15 AM - Word of welcome
9:25 AM - Keynote by Ted Schilowitz (Paramount Pictures): The Augmented Human
10:25 AM - Break
11 AM - Panel 1: Full Body Immersion
Dan Tucker (Sheffield Doc/Fest)
Andrew Mitrak (HaptX)
Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn (University of Georgia)
12 PM - Lunch
1:15 PM - Keynote by Doug Trumbull: Immersive Cinema
1:50 PM - Panel 2: AI & the Future of Making
Lance Weiler (Columbia University)
Douglas Eck (Google AI)
Heather Smith (StoryFile)
Anil Seth (University of Sussex)
2:50 PM - Break
3:25 PM - Panel 3: Meet the Artists
Charles Melcher (FoST)
Pete Billington (Fable Studio)
Aaron Bradbury (NSC Creative)
Jessica Brillhart (Vrai Pictures)
4:40 PM - Cocktail
The conference fee includes an exclusive access to the new Echo: The Sound of Space exhibition, which showcases virtual reality projects that are currently touring the globe, including Space Explorers, a collaboration between Felix & Paul Studios and NASA; all three parts of Eliza McNitt’s Spheres, presented in Canada in its entirety for the first time; and several creations by the speakers at The New Storytellers 5.