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Founder & Creative Director
Alison is a best-selling novelist, playwright and journalist, and a PhD researcher with a Masters in Creative Writing & New Media. She is Conference Chair for StoryWorld Conference LA, Exec Producer of Virtual Reality sessions for CMC and a two-time TEDx speaker. She is a BAFTA Guru and member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, The Writers Guild of Great Britain and Women in Film & TV.
Tuesday Workshop: Open to Virtual?
Discover what you need to know to get started in Virtual Reality, experience some VR for kids, and participate in a fun hands-on workshop with expert mentors to help you rapidly prototype an adaptation of a kids' story for VR.
The Ethics of VR – Inside a Child’s Virtual World
Is VR safe for kids? Explore the fundamentals of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality for children and its safety and suitability for young people of all ages.
Show Me the Money! The Business Realities of VR
Where are the real commercial opportunities in VR for children’s media in 2017? What does it cost and can businesses ever make a return?
VR: The Creative Challenge
Creating immersive stories and interactive playspaces in VR - experts share approaches to narrative, interaction and design-thinking in developing new immersive story experiences.
Opening Keynote: Nadiya Hussain
Nadiya Hussain, writer and presenter, will deliver this year’s CMC Opening Keynote…