66 episodes

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.

Future of StoryTelling Future of StoryTelling

    • Arts
    • 3.9 • 309 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 49 min
    Cristina Jones

    Cristina Jones

    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.

    • 32 min
    Nonny de la Peña

    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.

    • 31 min
    Chris Alden

    Chris Alden

    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.

    • 31 min
    Frank Rose

    Frank Rose

    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.

    • 29 min
    Thorny Games

    Thorny Games

    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.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
309 Ratings

309 Ratings

ajastrze ,

awesome and informative

10/10

bozoisintown ,

The world needs better stories!

We need better stories now more than ever, and FOST delivers consistently!

hopemg_ ,

10/10 recommend

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!

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