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Digital Production Buzz – December 14, 2017

Virtual Reality (VR) is starting to develop some structure as a medium, and story-telling is increasingly possible. Tonight, we talk with several creators who are deeply involved in discovering how to tell engaging stories in VR.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Kain Teitzel, Ryan Ritchey, Ian Forester, Nick Bicanic, and James DeRuvo.

  • The Challenge of Immersive Entertainment
  • VRonMac: An Online Resource
  • Interactive VR Story-telling
  • Writing the VR Script
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

The Challenge of Immersive Entertainment

Kain Tietzel

Kain Tietzel, CEO and Founder, Start VR

Kain Teitzel is the CEO and Founder of Start VR, a company that creates interactive cinematic VR entertainment for their clients. Tonight he talks about the difference between VR and filmmaking and their ability to create VR environments you can explore.

VRonMac: An Online Resource

Ryan Ritchey

Ryan Ritchey, Creator,

He didn’t want to do it – but there just wasn’t anything out there. So, Ryan Ritchey, editor and webmaster, created This brand-new, go-to resource covers everything you need to know to view and create VR on Mac systems.

Interactive VR Story-telling

Ian Forester

Ian Forester, Founder, VR Playhouse

Ian Forester lives about three months into the future; looking for the next wave of technology to inform story-telling. He, and his company, VR Playhouse, are looking for ways to use VR to create amazing stories. Tonight, he explains what they are doing.

Writing the VR Script

Nick Bicanic

Nick Bicanic, Founder, RVLVR Labs

How does writing a VR project differ from writing a traditional film script? Tonight, we talk with Nick Bicanic, founder or RVLVR Labs about that very subject.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo

James DeRuvo, Senior Writer, DoddleNEWS

James DeRuvo, Senior Writer at DoddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly DoddleNEWS Update.

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