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Friday, August 14 • 10:00am - 11:00am
VR Storytelling: A New Frontier

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Virtual reality once seemed like a trend, but it's here to stay. Learn from leaders in the field, technologists and journalists about how newsrooms can produce VR storytelling. Hear about what's worked, what hasn't, how to engage your audience with emerging VR technology, and what the future holds for the medium. 

Speakers
avatar for David Anderman

David Anderman

Chief Business Officer, Jaunt
David is responsible for business and revenue development and dealmaking at Jaunt. Prior to joining Jaunt, David was the COO and General Counsel of Lucasfilm Ltd., where he was responsible for the day-to-day business of Lucasfilm and all of its subsidiaries, including Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound, and Lucasfilm Animation Singapore. | | In 2012, he negotiated the $4 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm by The Walt Disney Company... Read More →
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Niko Chauls

Director Applied Technology, Gannett Digital
@0kin | At Gannett Niko is responsible for applying emerging technologies to create experiential storytelling experiences. Virtual reality, 360 video and other immersive environments are his current playground. As International Programming Director at Microsoft he was responsible for coordinating global editorial initiatives across MSN in 50+ markets. Prior to that he was Director of Original Programming for MSN & Bing Video, responsible... Read More →
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Nonny De La Pena

CEO, Emblematic Group
@ImmersiveJourno | Nonny de la Peña, CEO of Emblematic Group, has been called “The Godmother of Virtual Reality” by Engadget and Fast Company named her “One of the People Who Made the World More Creative” for her pioneering work using virtual reality for intense storytelling and journalism.  A graduate of Harvard University and a former correspondent for Newsweek, de la Peña has more than 20 years of... Read More →
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Anh-Hoa Truong

2015 JSK Fellow / Science Journalist, John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships
@AnhhoaTruong | Anh-Hoa Truong is a French science journalist with a passion for emerging technologies. As a 2015 John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he has been exploring the potential of Virtual Reality for science storytelling. He has co-created prototypes, and has given talks about this topic on and off campus.


Friday August 14, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
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