The Opening Industry Day 2018

NEW REALITIES – NEW WORLDS – NEW EXPERIENCES

“The Realities of Storytelling for Kids in VR” - an Immersive Storytelling Experience produced by storycentralLABS

In cooperation with KIDS Regio 
during The Financing Forum for Kids Content

13. March 2018, Malmö
 

Programme

MEET UPS hosted by Amila Cirkinagic:
Producers meet Producers 
Decision makers meet Decision maker

PART 1  // REALITIES OF STORYTELLING FOR KIDS IN VR 

Welcome Hosts: 
Annette Brejner, The Financing Forum for Kids Content
Viola Gabrielli, KIDS Regio

NEW REALITIES - VR genres & why VR?
Narrative Design, Experience Design & Emotional Design
Animation vs live action vs rollercoaster vs documentary vs game
Signposts as game design throughout the experience Speaker: Alison Norrington (United Kingdom), storycentral, Creative Director & Founder.

NEW WORLDS 
A showcase of intriguing immersive artworks of VR for children that will share secrets on the fundamentals and challenging aspects of telling stories in VR for children.
 
Five Speakers introduce themselves and present their VR stories Projects/Speakers: THE SENSELESS FAIRYTALE – Anita Fontaine + Geoffrey Lillemon (Netherlands), W+K, Dep. of New Realities; FEED THE TITANOSAUR/LOST CAMERA – Peter Caddock (United Kingdom), Director of VR at Immotion; THE GARDEN OF THOUGHTS – Pernilla Belfrage (Sweden), Creative Director VR and Visual Artist, ; VIRRY VR – Martin Percy (United Kingdom), Unit 9, Creative Director.

NEW EXPERIENCES
A guided tour through 4 VR stations together with the artists and Young ExpertsThe Financing Forum for Children’s Content branded Google Cardboard headsets

PART 2  // BRING EXPERIENCE INTO PRACTISE

IMMERSIVE STORYTELLING EXPERIENCE
In co-creation with Young Experts & Experts Guided by Alison Norrington and our international experts, participantswill experiment in small groups together with Danish, German and Swedish children from 9 – 16 years on how stories can be transformed into a 360/VR.

The Opening Industry Day 2018 has been evolved by the close collaboration between The Financing Forum for Kids Content and KIDS Regio. It has been established as an annual knowledge exchange hub for professionals dealing with the development of children's screen content. The objective is to support and improve the development, production, financing, distribution and access of media content for children by recognizing the specifics of the young audience interests and increase young audience’s engagement and viewing of innovative, high quality and multi-faceted children’s content across Europe.

The Opening Industry Day 2018 is also held in collaboration with Creative Europe Desk Netherlands.