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Welcome to Week 2: How is technology transforming storytelling?

This week we’ll be focussing on the core theme at the heart of everything we do in the screen industries: telling stories.

Last week we looked at some of the different job roles in the screen industries, thought about representation on, and off, screen, and investigated some of the technology that underpins digital media consumption today.

This week we’ll be focussing on the core theme at the heart of everything we do in the screen industries: telling stories.

Why do we watch films and tv shows? Why do we play games? How are these entertainment experiences put together? How does the contemporary screen industry tell stories?

Ed Braman introduces these questions, and hints at some of the answers, before we delve deeper this week into the work of storytelling.

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Lights, Camera, Computer - Action! How Digital Technology is Transforming Film, TV, and Gaming

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