Immersive Storytelling: 360 and Virtual Reality Masterclass

Get up to speed with the best, practical VR and 360 storytelling, with Michelle Johnson, a former editor for the Boston Globe, and Professor of Communication at Boston University. This masterclass is not to be repeated.

Prof. Johnson will take delegates through:
• 360 and VR International trends
• The promise and the possibilities (together with the drawbacks)
• Formats for 360 storytelling
• The differences between 360 and VR, including equipment and distribution
• Best practices from media around the world
• How to make VR without special equipment

About Michelle Johnson
Michelle Johnson, a former editor for the Boston Globe, was part of the team that launched the Globe's award-winning regional website, Prior to moving into online media, she was an editor for the Metro, National, Foreign and Business sections of the newspaper. For more than 15 years, Johnson has taught numerous multimedia workshops for both professional journalists from news organisations across the US and student training programmes. Prior to joining the faculty at Boston University, Johnson was a Journalist-in-Residence at Emerson College where she also spent several years as technology manager assisting in the renovation of the department into a multimillion-dollar, cross-platform facility, as well as helping to revise the department's curriculum. She also lectured as an adjunct in the journalism department at Boston University from 2003 to 2006.

Date: 20 February 2018
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel, Johannesburg
Cost: R2,800 (excl. VAT)

Contact: Prudence Tlhale
Company name: frayintermedia
Telephone number: +27 11 888 0140
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