4:30–6pm / Oct 5 / C-LEVEL (ROOM C-201)

FREE WORKSHOP: Empathy Machine – VR/360° Video Storytelling Mechanics

Philip Sanchez

Photo courtesy of the artist

Empathy Machine – VR/360° Video Storytelling Mechanics: Sitting on a VR story idea but don’t know where to start? See the process and learn more about this new and growing storytelling platform through a hands-on demo of VR/360° video production for writers and directors. Gain a practical understanding of the technology to help better shape your next digital story idea.

Philip A. Sanchez is the founder of Blurred Media, a creative shop dedicated to supporting independent artists. He has produced VR/360° videos across a number of genres including op-eds, narrative shorts and travel, and has filmed in challenging environments ranging from the windy plains of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to the bustling streets of Havana, Cuba. Previously, Philip was the Associate Director of Philanthropic Investments at Time Warner Inc. He served on the board of the nonprofit Native Americans in Philanthropy from 2008 to 2014 and is currently on the advisory board of UNRESERVED American Indian Fashion and Art Alliance. Philip is an enrolled tribal member of San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies and Sociology from Brown University.

Advanced registration for this event is 30 people. Additional attendees will be let in off of a wait list space permitting. All workshop groups will meet in the lobby of the CUNY Graduate Center 10-15 minutes before the workshop begins. An usher will be there to guide you to the event space.

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