Canada and England: Alternative Realities
Immersive storytelling in Toronto, Ontario and Sheffield, England (Sheffield Doc/Fest)
Dialogues of Civilization, Summer 1, 2018 (May 7 to June 16)
This dialogue will engage you in the emerging field of immersive documentary/journalistic storytelling with an emphasis on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). You will work in teams to produce three working prototypes in collaboration with artists and media makers in Toronto, Ontario. Then you will attend Sheffield Doc/Fest, a top-five international documentary festival and home of the Alternative Realities Exhibition and Alternative Realities Summit. Prior experience with programming, video, or immersive technologies is not required.