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David Olusoga to direct an immersive storytelling experience | News

David Olusoga is leading an initiative in which 50 creatives will create immersive storytelling experiences in 15 locations this summer.

Inspired by Olusoga’s 2020 MacTaggart Conference, Royal Holloway and the NFTS’ StoryFutures Academy are launching StoryTrails with support from organizations including the BBC and BFI.

The 50 creatives will create augmented story walks in city centers, build immersive installations and develop virtual reality experiences to bring “untold” stories from the past to life, supported by an array of archival materials.

Olusoga, the executive producer of StoryTrails, said it would help pioneer creative storytelling on the 3D internet.

“StoryTrails represents a direct commitment to changing the face of the industry to reflect the diversity of talent across the UK and to use that talent to make the UK a world leader in immersive storytelling,” said he declared.

Professor James Bennett, Director of StoryFutures and StoryTrails, added: “We want to empower and enable diverse talents to become leaders in this new field of national innovation and culture and StoryTrails will offer these creative 5o’s the chance to let their Mark.

StoryTrails will run from July 1 to September 18 and culminate in a film presented by Olusoga which will be released in cinemas and via BBC iPlayer.

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Duncan Cowles

Dundee

Mobile AR TrailMaker

DJ McDowall

Dumfries

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Joe McStravick

Omagh

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Hafsa Naib

Bradford

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Gemma Thorpe

Sheffield

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Leo Mercer / Joseph Doubtfire

Blackpool

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Adam Dixon

lincoln

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Neil Cullen

Dundee

Spatial StoryMapper

Lucy Wood

Dumfries

Spatial StoryMapper

Catherine Brogan

Omagh

Spatial StoryMapper

Karol Wyszynski

Bradford

Spatial StoryMapper

Sile Sibanda

Sheffield

Spatial StoryMapper

Kezi Gardom

Blackpool

Spatial StoryMapper

Emma Osman

lincoln

Spatial StoryMapper

Imane Samson

Sheffield

Spatial StoryMapper

Jabbar Jay Younes

Quagmire

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Sian Macfarlane

Wolverhampton

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Will Hewitt

Swindon

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Patricia Lalla

Lambeth

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michelle hudson

Lewisham

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Jay Bedwani

Swansea

Mobile AR TrailMaker

mohamed miah

Newport

Mobile AR TrailMaker

Lucy Fulford

Bristol

Mobile AR TrailMaker

kenya scarlett

Quagmire

Spatial StoryMapper

Grace Gelder

Wolverhampton

Spatial StoryMapper

Lucinda Rouse

Swindon

Spatial StoryMapper

Naresh Kaushal

Lambeth

Spatial StoryMapper

Nina Perry

Lewisham

Spatial StoryMapper

Owen Richards

Swansea

Spatial StoryMapper

George McDonagh

Newport

Spatial StoryMapper

Marcus Smith

Bristol

Spatial StoryMapper

Simon Daw

Charisma

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Lara Kobeissi

ShroomStudio

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Alison Bown

no ghost

RV placement

Lucy Wheeler

indigo storm

RV placement

Eva Auster

Diverse interactive

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Aylin Delemen

Peripheral vision

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Jessie Mangum

View

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Nathan Williams

Looped television

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Tessa Ratuszynska

electric sky

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Catherine Brindley

script editor

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Sara Missaghian-Schirazi

script editor

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Lucie Yandoli

Searcher

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Colette Gardner

Production assistant

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Jay Darlington

3d designer

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Pallavi Dave

Digital content assistant

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Sergio Robles Guzman.

3D generalist

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Rachael Mascarenhas

digital designer

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Nora Sandor

Marketing assistant

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