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Saturday, April 21 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Keep the World Interesting — Solving the Problems of Immersive Storytelling, Conversation 1151

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The popularity and gripping nature of immersive storytelling has grown over the past decade. With Hollywood investing in immersive experiences from some of the industry's most lucrative intellectual properties, narrative pieces are becoming a new and dynamic method of filmmaking. For first-time immersive directors, the transition from storytelling in 2D to storytelling in multiple dimensions is challenging. Hear tips from expert immersive storytellers on how they troubleshoot in 360 degrees and provide solutions to a new generation of makers.

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Miles Perkins

Perkins is the VP of Marketing Communications for Jaunt VR. Previously, he was a 23-year veteran of Lucasfilm where as Head of Corporate Communications he was responsible for the development and implementation of communications and public relations across all Lucasfilm companies globally... Read More →

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Michele Barnwell

Writer/Storyteller Barnwell is a television showrunner and executive producer. She has worked as a producer in nonfiction multi-episodic television, short-form branded entertainment, web-series, music videos, pilots and specials. Her work has aired on the CW, MTV, HBO, Fox, TLC, Lifetime... Read More →
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Alton Glass

Glass is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of GlassRock Entertainment. Black Enterprise awarded Glass the 2017 Tech ConneXt "Breakout Star of The Year" Award. In 2014, Glass' ground-breaking drama "CRU" made history at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) with a win in every... Read More →
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Patrick Meegan

Meegan is a filmmaker, game designer, and translator between creative and engineering teams. He has collaborated with researchers at Microsoft Research, Intel Labs, and USC’s World Building Media Lab on interactive cinema, augmented and virtual reality projects. For the past two... Read More →
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Kamal Sinclair

Sinclair serves as the Director of the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Labs Program, which supports artists working at the convergence of film, art, media and technology; as a Consultant to the Ford Foundation's JustFilms program; and as artist and producer on Question Bridge... Read More →