Filmmaking - Transmedia


Building a Monster in Two Months: On Frankenstein AI: a monster made by many‘s Race to Sundance

Frankenstein AI

The lobby is packed. Within minutes of opening, a line has formed for Frankenstein AI: a monster made by many, and we’re completely booked for the day. Festival-goers curious about emergent forms of storytelling weave their way through the New…  Read more

By Jan 29, 2018

Sex Crimes and Virtual Reality: Best VR Storytelling of 2017, Gina Kim’s Bloodless


Nabbing Best VR Story at Venice, Bloodless is veteran filmmaker Gina Kim’s (perhaps best known for 2007’s Vera Farmiga-starring Never Forever) 12-minute immersive stunner. The US-South Korea coproduction was also selected as part of this year’s IDFA DocLab Digital Storytelling…  Read more

By Dec 22, 2017

Interactive Video in a Gallery Experience: Lisa Truitt on National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

The 3D Bait Ball room at National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

For years the space at 226 West 44th Street in Manhattan was known as Discovery Times Square; it served as a tourist-oriented gallery space that housed temporary exhibits that alternated between artifacts like the Dead Sea Scrolls or Chinese terracotta…  Read more

By Dec 18, 2017

Making VR that Matters: Johns Hopkins’ New Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technologies Program

In last summer’s print issue of Filmmaker I wrote about the ways that university film and computer science departments are adapting to teach virtual and augmented reality in their classrooms. In schools all over the world, students are finding ways to…  Read more

By Nov 22, 2017

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