Narratives of Life & Death in Immersive Technology

How Immersive Storytelling Explores Social Issues


Jeffrey Jones

Peabody Awards

Amy Green

Numinous Games

David Eisenmann

Google Spotlight Stories

This panel features two winners of the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award--Google Spotlight for VR (Pearl) and Numinous Games for Video Games (That Dragon, Cancer). Peabody highlights Stories That Matter. Both Pearl and That Dragon, Cancer led users to particularly moving experiences of joy and pain, life and death. The creators discuss their approaches to narrative, the difficulties of crafting such user experiences, and the feedback they have received for their award-winning work.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced
Online: Slides