Digital storytelling

Choose Your Own Digital Adventure

Storytelling is as old as mankind. From cave paintings to the fables, myths and legends whispered around campfires, we look to storytelling to illuminate pain, joy, love and sorrow — the emotions that make us human. At the USC Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) here in Playa Vista, researchers are exploring brand new methods for telling stories through virtual reality, augmented reality, digital technology, graphics and interactive media. On Nov. 15, the 9th annual International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) brought more than 75 researchers from around the world to ICT’s Waterfront Drive offices for groundbreaking discussions about interactive fiction, virtual characters and untapped intersections of technology and narrative. ….[READ]