StoryWorld 3.0 : Topics, Talks & Titles — Stephen E. Dinehart IV, Wonderfilled

May 15, 2018 · 4 min read

With special guest Stephen A. Dinehart V

Shenanigans — Day 3: Sunday 20th May 2018

Interactive Narrative & Mixed Reality

Stephen E. Dinehart IV is an industry leading technologist, game maker, screen writer, mixed-reality developer and the original ‘Narrative Designer’ trained at USC School of Cinematic Arts.

His works range from lands for major theme parks, VR for music festivals, mobile and AAA video games to interactive and brand development for Toyota, NBC Universal, Saathci & Saatchi, Warner Brothers, Marvel and Nintendo. Dinehart has worked with franchises and characters ranging from Mario Kart and Batman to Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Learn more @

S. Aris Dinehart V has played assistant to his dad since their first project together, Pinky Elefante, an experimental crowdfunding campaign in 2015. He continues not only to provide quality assurance services, but creative as well, proposing various attractions for NBC Universal’s upcoming Super Nintendo World. He’s an avid gamer and consumer of content from foreign markets, with a specific focus on Asia.

Interactive Narrative and Mixed-Reality

In an world exponentially crossing the lines between mediums we increasingly have to ask ourselves what is real and was is not.

In this talk Stephen & his son/assistant will cover some of the basics of reality and medium, and how to structure narrative and story within it.

The promise of the StoryWorld 3.0 : Reunion, ‘Retreat’ & Shenanigans is summarized in this mission statement:

StoryWorld 3.0 Reunion, ‘Retreat’ & Shenanigans is an intimate gathering of pioneers in the business of storytelling, experience design, creativity and more.

We bring together leading innovators, design-thinkers, problem-solvers, companies, startups, influencers and rising stars along with CEO’s and entertainment industry VP’s to share insights and good times, through conversation and shared-experiences.

Hosted in unique locations, from the arts-district of DTLA to a stunning villa in the Malibu hills, there are no conference rooms, no formal presentations, no panels.

There are no attendees, only participating guests & friends sharing stories and experiences, knowledge, expertise and insight to inspire fresh perspectives, new ideas and an ongoing intellectual community around story, experience design & emotional design.

See our other awesome participating guests and friends @


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Transmedia Storytelling, Narrative, Experience & Emotional Design, Creative Direction, Franchise Development, StoryWorld Conference