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Artistic Research Café – Emerging storytelling formats

March 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Emerging storytelling formats for fiction and documentary

(NB: dette arrangementet er på engelsk)

Researchers from the Norwegian Film School present innovative, interactive formats for storytelling, from Artificial Intelligence (AI), co-creation, playful narrativity and immersive journalism to Virtual Reality (VR).

14.00 – 14.05 Welcome

Karin Julsrud (Dean, Norwegian Film School) and Fredrik Graver (Vice Dean, Norwegian Film School and Head of the Centre for Excellence in Film and Interactive Media Art (CEFIMA).

14.05 – 14.30 Maureen Thomas: Narrativity and Interactivity

Maureen Thomas, story architect and former professor in narrativity and interactivity at the Norwegian Film School has a background in screenwriting and narrative 3D installation. She will speak about her current research into interactive game as storytelling medium.

14.30 -14.50 Bendik Stang: AI and Game Story

Bendik Stang, Game Designer and Creative Director at Snowcastle Games speaks about the intersection between the art of storytelling in video games and personally created narrative through play assisted by creative AI.

14.50 – 15.10  Elin Festøy: Interactive Documentary

Elin Festøy, artistic researcher and creative producer of the documentary-based game “My Child Lebensborn” talks about immersive journalism and her VR project telling the story of Children Born of War in an interactive form.

10 min break

15.20 – 15.40 Cecilie Levy: VR Storyspace

Cecilie Levy, a filmmaker with emphasis on screenwriting, educated at the Dutch Film School and Amsterdam based, speaks about her exploration into storytelling for Virtual Reality.

15.40 -16.00 Nadja Lipsyc: Storydiving: techniques for engaging 360 narratives

Nadja Lipsyc, narrative designer and creative director with a background in games, theatre, film and neuroscience, speaks about techniques for engaging and meaningful 360 experiences.

10 min break

16.10 – 17.00 Round Table Discussion, moderated by Ellen Lyse Einarsen, graduate of the Norwegian Film School, COO of Expology Oslo, with a background in writing for screen and games as well as experience/exhibition design.


March 25, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Den norske filmskolen


Den norske filmskolen – Oslo
Sandakerveien 24C
Oslo, Norway
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