The seventh edition of the annual program delves into innovative modes of storytelling via interactive experiences, featuring Virtual Reality, Immersive Cinema, AI, and more.
All VR projects take place in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater and the Rose Studio (CMS, 10th Floor Rose Building).
World Premiere · Free and Open to the Public!Ingeniously weaving virtual reality and conventional 2D filmmaking, Jongsma and O'Neill fuse two discrete documentaries about the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival into a singular whole, and suggest that our dreams may have staggering, real-world consequences.
Q&A Following Each ScreeningThis cutting-edge adventure from inkStories (Hero and 1979 Revolution), shown for the first time in its entirety, blurs the lines between game, film, and episodic storytelling, all while creating something entirely new.
Free and open to the public!It was an innocuous challenge, issued by Lord Byron 200 years ago, that sparked Mary Shelley’s imagination to bring Frankenstein to life. Join Columbia University School of the Arts' Digital Storytelling Lab as they bring this spark to NYFF Convergence with a special lab session mixing story, play, design, and AI.