Immersive Media: The New Language of Enchantment
Jeff Gomez, Starlight Runner Entertainment
Immersion is the moment that your audience members become participants in your communication or narrative. It is when they are surrounded by a three-dimensional experience, where their sense of touch joins sight and sound. While video games, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies have inched us ever closer to true immersion, many of these have come up short due to sensory confusion or abstraction. In recent years, Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez has worked with clients such as the Walt Disney Company, to revive the graphic arts as a vital component in dynamic immersive entertainment projects. For the first time in this exclusive talk, Gomez will share new techniques and a new language for immersive media. He will present case studies in story world development and narrative design that leverages graphic arts technologies to help create compelling experiences that fully surround, enchant, and thrill each participant, and can be perceived differently by each audience member.