Immerse Sheffield #5

We’re carrying on, even in lock down! Join us on Zoom to learn about the art of Storytelling in VR and AR

We have a number of speakers on hand to talk to you about their process and experiences with storytelling.

About this Event

This time we’re looking at the art of Storytelling with Immersive Tech, and we’ll be doing it from inside of lockdown!

Join us on Zoom for our first virtual meetup!

Speakers this month include;

  • Lucas Rizzotto @_LucasRizzotto will be joining us for a Q&A about his latest award winning VR experience “Where Thoughts Go” available on the Oculus Store.
  • Ben Carlin – MegaVerse – Our very own Immerse Sheffield co-organiser will be talking about his VR projects, in particular his new production, which he was due to speak about at SXSW last month.
  • Kirsty van der Plas is Head of Production for VR Days Europe and also on the International Film Festival Rotterdam team as a producer for the narrative content programme (IFFR Pro x VR Days)  that connects the two festivals . Kirsty will be giving an overview of the festival and different programmes within it.
    • New additions to VR Days 2020
    • Outline of IFM (Immersive Funding Market) which includes the narrative content market usually done in conjunction with IFFR
    • Outline of the Creator’s Lab usually done in conjunction with Astrid Kahmke
  • Emma Hamilton – DVGroup – Using two of DVgroup‘s pioneering experiences as case studies (Alice, The Virtual Reality Play and The Horrifically Real Virtuality), Emma will cover key elements that made each successful, explaining how the blend of immersive theatre and XR technologies can harmonise to create great storytelling potential and captivate audiences, while touching on the various obstacles that accompany such a challenging genre.


  • 6:30pm Kick Off
  • 6.35 – A conversation with Lucas Rizzotto about his award winning VR experience ‘Where Thoughts Go’.
  • 6.45 – Q&A Lucas Rizzotto: questions from the audience.
  • 6.50 – Ben Carlin – Megaverse
  • 7.00 – Kirsty Van De Plas – VR Days Amsterdam
  • 7.10 – Q&A with Kirtsy
  • 7.15 – Emma Hamilton DV Group presentation – Paris
  • 7.25 – Q&A with Emma
  • 7.30 – Wrap up

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