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VR and AR Storytelling for Kids

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 15:30 - 16:30

HUBS Common Room

This session will share what has worked and investigate why it has been successful, as well as discuss the future potential of VR and AR in storytelling for children.

The session is in two parts. The first will showcase successful examples of VR / AR storytelling for children. In the second an expert panel will discuss extended reality, in particular what makes a good experience, important factors around storytelling in this medium, and creating content for younger audiences.

First the session will review some of most recent extended reality story based experiences for children, with a focus on showing examples that engage a child in the story or extend. As well as those that inspire curiosity and interaction with the story.

Then the panel will discuss the strengths of the new platforms. Highlighting elements or areas that should be considered when developing VR or AR content for children. There will be a focus on what makes a good overall experience and what key aspects to take into account when telling stories in the new space.

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