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Week 2 roundup

In this article, Jude Brereton wraps up our second week of the course.
A close up shot of two Playstation controllers on a yellow background
© University of York; Jude Brereton

We hope you’ve enjoyed the second week of our course which investigates how digital technology is transforming the Screen Industries.

This week we focussed on something that’s key to all screen-based content we consume: storytelling.

We thought about why humans tell stories, how interactive and immersive stories are put together. We also encouraged you to write your own interactive story, and have a go at putting your own simple computer game together.

For those who are hoping to make a career in the Screen Industries we looked at the variety of roles in film, tv and games and helped you to develop your career toolkit further.

Next week we’ll look at the future of screen media: What will we be consuming next, and how?

© University of York; Jude Brereton
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