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Past events

DocLab Live: Bloodless – Guided by the Ghost of a Korean Sex Worker 25 Nov 2017 at 17:00

Special presentation on VR installation Bloodless, in which director Gina Kim and guests discuss the influence of American military presence on the South Korean people since 1956.

DocLab Live: Order, Chaos and Everything 21 Nov 2017 at 20:00

Join Jonathan Harris on a secular pilgrimage: from physical reality to the chaos of YouTube, and a digital simulation of consciousness.

Industry Session: Making VR Work for Audiences 20 Nov 2017 at 10:00

Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor for Virtual Reality at the BBC, on how to make VR work for audiences.

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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