|Session Name||VR Interactive Storytelling: Is it a Game? A Film? Or Neither|
|Speaker(s)||Claudia SouthMartin, Eric Darnell|
|Company Name(s)||Baobab Studios, Baobab Studios|
|Track / Format||Entertainment VR/AR|
Is there a difference between a VR game and a VR interactive film? How do you balance audience participation against focused narrative? What is your role in the experience, passive or active, as a character or an invisible spectator? Baobab Studios' Chief Creative Officer, Eric Darnell, director and writer of all the Madagascar films (netting >$2.5B in box office) and Producer Claudia Southmartin, the team behind the award-winning VR animation INVASION! and ASTEROIDS!, share their learnings from the front lines of this new revolution in immersive storytelling.