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Adi Marom / Second Story

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February 2017 Forum

February 21, 2017 - at 7pm
The Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
144 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023 Map


ONCE UPON A PLACE: STORYTELLING IN PHYSICAL SPACE
Second Story creates stories people can step inside of.

They design bespoke interactive experiences across cultural and brand spaces as well as across digital and physical mediums. While these experiences are story-driven, the process is lab-driven ensuring a human connection facilitated by technology innovation.

In this talk, Adi will share the story behind Second Story with a sneak peek into their storytelling and prototyping process.

An overview of selected client and lab projects will show a common thread, an invitation to participate and weave your own story: The Second Story.

ABOUT ADI MAROM
Adi is the Experience Design Lead at Second Story NYC. She designs innovative interactive experiences and responsive environments for brands and cultural institutions, leading efforts from conception through implementation. Previously, Adi lead the design of interactive installations at the LAB at Rockwell Group.

In addition to client work, Adi has been designing and prototyping new innovative user experiences. And her work has been exhibited at museums and galleries worldwide; including the MoMA in NYC. Whether in Second Story’s lab or while working on her own projects and shows, Adi is passionate to explore new ways to bridge digital and physical, high-tech and low-tech, tradition and innovation — with the goal of creating engaging user experiences.

Adi is an adjunct professor at the MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons, The New School for Design. She studied across three continents and across-disciplines earning a BFA in product design from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (Israel), MS in design engineering from The University of Tokyo (Japan), and MPS from the Interactive Telecommunications Program, at New York University (USA).

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Pitch event for VR projects in pre-production.

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VR Pitchfest #2

March 1, 2017 - 7pm
Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11201 Map

Need to get the word out about your VR project? Looking for feedback or connections as you produce it? StoryCode and our partners Kitsplit and Made in NY Media Center by IFP invite you to apply to present your project at the 2nd annual Virtual Reality Pitchfest!

The deadline to apply is February 10th, and you will be notified by February 20th if you’ve been selected to pitch.

The event will take place at Made in NY Media Center in Dumbo at 7pm on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, followed by drinks and networking for judges, audience members and participants. We invite submissions from VR projects at all stages of development, seeking to highlight nonfiction AND fiction VR projects that tell an amazing story. And we want to know why VR makes it better!

Come pitch your project to the movers and shakers, and the decision makers and funders of Virtual Reality. Selected teams will have five minutes to pitch their project to investors and other VR leaders, followed by five minutes of questions and feedback from the panel and audience.

VR Pitchfest details:

Submission Deadline: February 10th, 2017

Notification date: February 20th, 2017

VR Pitchfest Date & Time: 7pm on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Location: Made in NY Media Center in Dumbo, 30 John St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The judges include (we will announce more soon):

Prizes include:

  • A $300 event/class credit from IFP Made in NY Media center
  • A $200 KitSplit Rental Certificate

If you have any questions, please email contact@kitsplit.com or info@storycode.org.

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