The Future of StoryTelling is a passionate community of people from the worlds of media, technology, and communications who explore how storytelling is evolving in the digital age. Each year we host a two-day summit in New York City that brings together top executives, world-renowned creatives, and cutting-edge technologists to have conversations about the changing landscape of media.
During the course of the podcast, we will be releasing a series of conversations between FoST founder and director Charlie Melcher and some of the world’s brightest storytellers, focusing on how stories can help provoke positive and lasting change in the world.
Activist and political commentator Van Jones discusses the influence of Marvel comics on his life and activism, the power of virtual reality to create empathy and understanding, and why the future of human civilization is the future of storytelling.
To learn more, visit https://www.futureofstorytelling.org/story/van-jones-ep-42
Master storyteller Brian McDonald shares his thoughts on narrative structure and the inner workings of stories.
To learn more, visit https://www.futureofstorytelling.org/story/brian-mcdonald-ep-41
Celebrated poet Jasmine Mans discusses her new collection, her artistic process, and the realities of being a poet in the age of the internet.
To learn more, visit https://www.futureofstorytelling.org/story/jasmine-mans-ep-40
Disney Imagineering Studio Lead and Creative Portfolio Executive Scott Trowbridge discusses his work on the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land at Disneyland and Disney World, what it means to be a Disney Imagineer, and what it takes to design immersive experiences that will be visited by tens of millions of fans.
To learn more, visit https://www.futureofstorytelling.org/story/scott-trowbridge-ep-39
Danny Cannizarro and Samantha Gorman
Tender Claws co-leads Danny Cannizzaro and Samantha Gorman discuss their approach to XR storytelling and their project "The Under Presents," a unique blend of virtual reality and live theater.
To learn more, visit https://www.futureofstorytelling.org/story/danny-cannizzaro-samantha-gorman-ep-38
Two Bit Circus cofounder Brent Bushnell shares his thoughts about the current state of the experiential entertainment industry and where it might be headed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
To learn more, visit https://futureofstorytelling.org/story/brent-bushnell-ep-37