Future of StoryTelling (FoST) is a passionate, creative community of people from the worlds of media, technology, and communications who are exploring how storytelling is evolving in the digital age. Future of StoryTelling Founder & Director Charles Melcher on the age of immersion.
Sam Gustman – Preserving the Stories of Our Past for the Future
In his work as Chief Technology Officer of the USC Shoah Foundation, Sam Gustman has pioneered data preservation techniques that will allow the testimonies of 55,000 genocide survivors to exist and be accessible for future generations.
Marije Vogelzang uses food as a storytelling device to explore people's memories and communicate their stories, taking advantage of taste and smell's unique power to bypass the processing parts of our brain and connect with our emotional self.
Candice Faktor - Mobile Storytelling: The Rebirth of Reading and Writing
“People say teens don’t read…I have some evidence to suggest completely otherwise,” says Candice Faktor. Wattpad has revolutionized the way novels are created and consumed. As a social platform, Wattpad offers writers an outlet to share their voice and have their stories resonate with a larger community, while allowing global access through mobile devices.
The streets of Snug Harbor reflect the light from the street lamps. VICKI enters the frame running, coming to a sudden stop against a lamppost. Her hand rests on her forehead in a feigned post of exhaustion. ROY enters, breathing hard.