Spotlight AR/VR 2016

2016-12-03 00:00:00 2016-12-04 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight AR/VR 2016 Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, Razer, Samsung Gear VR, PS VR, Leap Motion, Magic Leap.  The list seems intimidating; should you be paying attention to one, or to all of these new technologies?  Is virtual and augmented reality a passing phase, or… Toronto FITC Toronto



In this talk, Helen Papagiannis will present AR storytelling conventions looking at recurring themes/approaches (what we’ve seen so far), and emerging styles/mechanisms (what’s coming).

This presentation aims to inspire the evolution of storytelling at a time when this medium is still new and malleable, and to ignite the imagination of attendees to build and design the future of AR storytelling.


Review existing conventions and look at what’s around the corner for AR storytelling.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in AR storytelling experiences.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

An awareness of what AR is and ideally have experienced AR directly.