FORMS AND FUNCTIONS: BETTER UNIONS IN CREATIVE PROCESS



In the last decade, accelerated development in consumer electronics and computational technologies have radically altered platforms for storytelling.  Expanded presentation outlets and new production models, decentralized distribution channels, and rapidly attuned attention economies are fundamentally changing the ways in which we create and receive stories. Despite media frenzy and venture capital gold rush, compelling story paradigms remain rooted in archetypes that may be simply conveyed, regardless of medium. What is the best way to marry worlds of creation and production, style and subject, form and content for the development of outstanding experiences? 


Dr. Thomas Oberender - Artistic Director / CEO Berliner Festspiele
Stephanie Riggs - Author of The End of Storytelling; Creative Director, Experiential Refinery29
Johannes DeYoung - Artist, Assistant Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University
Kay Meseberg - Head of Mission Innovation, ARTE