Festival of Culture


Immersive Stories

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 03 June 2019

Immersive Stories

Interested in experiencing VR? Attend this lunchtime session to sample immersive technologies and some professional VR experiences.

This event is free.

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Festival of Culture Team


South Wing, 1st floor - room 7
UCL Wilkins Building
Gower Street

UCL was the first university in the UK and one of the first in the world to start to teach immersive factual storytelling. In 2017, UCL Anthropology (Open City Docs) MA Ethnographic and Documentary Film launched ‘Studio 4: UCL 360’, led by a senior BBC immersive producer with a team of leading industry innovators, facilitating the creation of non-fiction Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality projects at UCL. The programme is now entering its third year, and a number of £4500 bursaries are available for home and EU students wishing to study on this pathway. Those with an interest in experiencing VR can attend this lunchtime session - hosted in the studio’s immersive space - to pilot some of the latest immersive technologies and sample some professional VR experiences and software packages, as well as examples of the student work currently being created in this exciting new area. Students and tutors from ‘Studio 4: UCL 360’ will be present to introduce visitors to the world of VR.

Drop in - no booking required.

Image: © 'Nowhere' (Carolina Marconi, Ruogu Huang, Jiawei Gui, 2018)

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