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Past events

DocLab Live: Immersive Showcase 22 Nov 2016 at 20:00

Immersive storytelling is going through an unprecedented evolution. But where does the hype end and do new art forms take shape?

Industry Session: Putting Your Audience in the Story 22 Nov 2016 at 12:00

Virtual reality pioneer Zillah Watson tells you all about storytelling in emerging consumer technology.

Industry Talk: The (Un)defined Business of Interactive 22 Nov 2016 at 15:00

With over 10 years of digital non-fiction art production behind us, this talk explores future developments of interactive storytelling and how to fund it.

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Zillah Watson

Editor at BBC Research & Development

Zillah Watson is a leading BBC expert on virtual reality, which draws upon her expertise developed in BBC Research and Development, and in previous senior editorial roles in journalism in TV, radio and web. She’s an experienced public speaker and has recently spoken at Global Editors Network Conference 2016, Sheffield Documentary Festival 2016, Geneva Documentary Festival, Munich Documentary Festival, iDocs, Wikimania, and chaired Dutch VR days. She leads on innovative approaches to digital storytelling, including pioneering 360 storytelling for BBC News and creating the BBC’s first VR story experiences. She’s developed relevant and practical approaches to transferring emerging technologies into TV, radio and web production.

Profile details

Works at: BBC Based in: London, United Kingdom Website

Field of expertise

Journalism, Virtual Reality, Research