901 Interactive Storytelling in VR

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday, July 28

Two of the more important elements in quality eLearning are interactivity and storytelling. Virtual reality enables you to take those two elements to new heights, but it also presents new and unique challenges.

In this session, you will learn the story behind The Price of Freedom, a mind-bending spy drama that takes place entirely in VR. You will learn about the challenges that came up in building the game and how the storytelling evolved. You will learn about what makes VR storytelling unique, and how to harness VR platforms to create new and immersive experiences.

Amy Stewart

Director of Engineering

Construct Studio

Amy Stewart is a director of engineering at Construct Studio and the lead writer and programmer of The Price of Freedom, a critically acclaimed VR narrative experience. She was also the lead writer of the 360-degree film Imago, a game designer for the award-winning Beatstep Cowboys, and a Unity instructor for Upload Collective. As a writer, programmer, and designer, Amy enjoys combining multiple disciplines to create immersive interactive narrative. She holds a master’s degree in entertainment technology from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied screenwriting and game design.

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