Apr 15, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Join us for a very rare inside look at a collaboration between the creative technologist and director Lance Weiler and one of the most fascinating sci-fi minds in film, David Cronenberg.
A pioneer in immersive storytelling, Lance Weiler stepped into yet another frontier as Creative Director on the Body/Mind/Change project when he combined data, storytelling and the "internet of things" to create a one-of-a-kind fictional experience based on biotechnology which appeared in Cronenberg's work.
It's a play on the quantified self and an experiment in data-generated objects and “It plays into the whole data movement and our obsession with it and the narcissistic qualities of it.
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Lance Weiler is a storyteller, entrepreneur and thought leader. An alumni of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, he is recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology. WIRED magazine named him “one of 25 people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood.”
BUSINESSWEEK named Lance “One of the 18 Who Changed Hollywood.” In 2011, Lance was nominated for a International Emmy® in digital fiction for his work on Collapsus: the energy risk conspiracy.
Lance sits on two World Economic Forum steering committees; one focused on the Future of Content Creation and the other examines the role of Digital Media in Shaping Culture & Governance. In addition, Lance teaches at Columbia University on the art, craft and business of storytelling in the 21st Century and is currently working on a slate of next gen storytelling projects.