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Expanded Realities Symposium 

Date: 7 September 2018 08:00 - 7 September 2018 17:00

The Expanded Realities symposium brings together creators, innovators and researchers for a conference focused on bridging the gap between the worlds of technology and storytelling.

Join us on Friday, 7th September 2018 for a day of talks featuring pioneering figures from around the world who will speak about pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the cross-media space.

Presented by Open City Documentary Festival and Digital Catapult, the Expanded Realities symposium will bring together creators, innovators and researchers to bridge the gap between the worlds of technology and storytelling. Non-fiction storytellers are thriving in the immersive space, providing new ways of seeing and challenging our understanding of the world around us and through these technologies, audiences are being offered opportunities to enhance, expand and re-evaluate their experience of reality.

Who should attend?

This event is designed for for documentary makers, students and anyone curious as to how immersive technology is shaping non-fiction storytelling.

Why attend?

Discussions and questions surrounding empathy, accessibility, ethics and representation will be explored further at the event. The symposium will delve into the issues facing the industry as well as offering inspiration for any aspiring creators looking to move into the world of extended reality.

A little more info:

The symposium is free to attend but requires advance booking. Please register through Eventbrite.

For more information on Open City Documentary Festival, including their Expanded Realities exhibition, please visit