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.
Third Rail Projects
Zach Morris, Tom Pearson, and Jennine Willett of Third Rail Projects on caring for the audience, incubating new work, and intimacy versus scale.
Chief engagement officer at Salesforce.org, Cristina Jones, weighs in on the power of listening to your audience, using storytelling for good, and why action leadership is the new thought leadership.
Nonny de la Peña
Peabody Awardee and “Godmother of Virtual Reality,” Nonny de la Peña shares her vision for the future of immersive journalism and virtual reality.
Chris Alden, founder of Palace Games, named one of the top escape room companies in 2020 by TERPECA, gives us a peak behind the curtain at how story, experience, and technology all factor into designing great escape rooms.
Writer and digital anthropologist Frank Rose shares his insights about how the art of storytelling shapes our world, changes with new technology, and is wired into our brains.
Kathryn Hymes and Hakan Seyalıoğlu, the cofounders of Thorny Games, discuss inventing games as children, play as an integral part of being human, and designing games that allow players to co-create the story.
awesome and informative
The world needs better stories!
We need better stories now more than ever, and FOST delivers consistently!
Recently discovered FoST and am so happy I did! I love that this podcast offers a wide variety of perspectives on storytelling from people spanning all industries/disciplines. Each episode is funny and captivating, and they always leave me with something new to reflect on. Highly recommend!