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Immersive Storytelling Experiences - Research Symposium
Sign up to reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/immersive-storytelling-experiences-research-symposium-tickets-50433970363 About the Event and a call for speakers "Immersive experiences require novel narrative mechanisms & new language of production... The best technology will not produce the change needed without equal excellence in content production and understanding of immersion as a narrative form" - Creative Industries Review 2017 This half day research symposium will explore how researchers, developers and practitioners are approaching the emerging mediums of virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality for storytelling. Looking at languages of production, narrative mechanisms and approaches to engaging audiences in experiential media across the spectrum of immersive technology. It will be of interest to people developing work across a number of areas: from film and documentary, to performing arts and theatre, to arts, culture and heritage and people experimenting with the future possibilities of storytelling. We are looking for presentations, case studies and work-in-progress talks that address the following areas: -- Approaches to Narrative, Storytelling & ‘Storydoing’ in VR, AR, MR & 360 media --- Methods of R&D in Immersive Storytelling --- Methods of R&D in across Immersive Visitor Experiences, Heritage and Digital Placemaking --- Approaches to Audience and User Experience with Immersive Technology. --- Working with Emerging Processes in Immersive Practice (Performance and Volumetric Capture, Sensor-based media, Haptics, Spatial Interfaces, Holographic Projection, Games Engines and real-time rendered media) ----Uses of immersive storytelling to engage with the wider areas such as health, sport, retail and other sectors. ---- Speculative Arts Practice and Provocations that explore the future of Immersive Storytelling Issues in Academic/Industry Collaborative R&D If you'd like to talk or demo a project please send a short blurb of what you would like to talk about (c. 250 words) and a brief biog to [masked] by October 31st 2018. Sign up to reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/immersive-storytelling-experiences-research-symposium-tickets-50433970363

The Redmonds Building (LJMU)

70 Mount Pleasant · Liverpool, L3 5UR

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    What we're about

    This is a networking group for everyone in the region interested in Immersive Technology including Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, XR, Virtual Reality and emerging interfaces (Haptics, VUIs).

    The aim is to bring together people working across the digital and creative sectors in Liverpool, including artists, developers, creative technologists, researchers, designers, content makers, businesses, freelancers and emerging talent to think about the future opportunities that immersive technologies can bring to various sectors in the region. We are also keen promote the pioneering immersive work coming out of the regions businesses, Universities and organisations.

    In particular, the group should interest anyone looking at building work across the spectrum of mixed reality and augmented reality devices. Especially people working with Unity, Unreal, Hololens, ARKit, ARCore, Vuforia, Meta and other software, SDKs, MR headsets, peripherals and haptic devices related to Immersive Technology.

    Our aim is to develop a community that shares ideas, skills, resources, funding information, demos and knowledge in the growing immersive sector and to help people meet like-minded folk to talk about developing new projects, experiments, experiences and applications.

    You can also join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/immersiveliverpool/

    Or use the hashtag #immersiveliverpool (https://twitter.com/hashtag/immersiveliverpool) on twitter to let the group know about anything that might be of interest

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