List of immersive shops, creative technologists and folks who are making amazing things with story and code.

lance weiler
Dec 11, 2017 · 11 min read
Klip Collective — Nightscapes at Longwood Gardens

In November I turned to Facebook asking…

Could use some help… I’m working on a list of immersive shops, creative technologists and folks who are making amazing things with story and code. This is intended to be the start of an open resource. The work can be diverse — docs, brands, installations, product, experimental narrative, art and/or culture jamming. The hope is that this can be focused on the teams and/or individuals, not just the work. You can list yourself if you like too.

All suggestions welcome. I’ll compile the results and combine them with the research that we’re doing at the Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab. If possible can you please help to spread this? Thanks so much in advance.

The following list was curated from various responses to the post and direct messages I received. Big thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion! Please let me know if I’ve missed anything. Thanks!

Folks exploring story & code

Steve Berrick

Notable work: StickMan, The Automobile Lab

Campfire

Notable work: The West World Experience, Resistance Radio

Denman Digital

Notable work: Legacies 150 (a project by the NFB)

Electric South

Ensemble

Notable work: The Benevolence Machine

Fake Love

Notable work: Station to Station, Music Lifts you Up

Felix & Paul

Notable work: MIYBUI, Nomad Herders

Jam3 collaborated on The NFB’s Bear71

Future Lighthouse

Notable work: Tomorrow

http://futurelighthouse.com

Hackastory

Hyphen-Labs

Notable work: NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism (NSAF)

Jam 3

Notable work: Dunkirk WebVR, Bear71

Julian Jungel

Notable work: KRITZELBLOCK, Lagging Legs,

Klip Collective

Notable work: Passage: Migration, Nightscapes

Kaho Abe

Notable work: Hotaru, the Lighting Bug Game

Laura E. Hall

Notable work: Resident Evil Escape Experience, Spark of Resistance

Steve Berrick and Stelarc collaboration StickMan

Local Projects

Notable work: The Frontiers of Augmented Reality, A Museum of Collective Memory

New Reality Co.

Notable Work: Giant, Tree

Nest Collective

No Mimes Media

Notable work: Imagine Dragons Destination Unknown

Novo

Notable work: NovoReality

Nyxxx

Notable work: Tactical Meditations

One More Story Games

“For us, the story comes first. We’ve been working on developing our storytelling platform with a team of gamers, geeks, storytellers (and programmers!) to work towards a community for collaborative story game creation. With StoryStylus, you’ll be able to create living, breathing interactive story worlds with photographs, videos, and audio. But most importantly, people will get to experience rich narrative, make decisions that impact their experience of the story and dive deeper into the storyteller’s imagination.”

Notable work: Danielle’s Inferno

Party NYC

Notable work: Evolution of Imagery, Rhythm of Love

RAYCASTER

Notable work: Tzina:Symphony of Longing

ready salted code

Notable work: Musical Gloves

Kaho Abe — costumes as game controllers

Sandpit

Notable work: The Story of a Lamp,

scatter

Notable work: Zero Days VR

Second Story

Notable work: Thomas Cole Parlor

Stitch Media

Notable work: Together Tales

Story Hacking Lab

The Project Factory

Notable work: Sherlock the Network

VRTOV

Notable work: Turning Forest

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lance weiler

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Storyteller working with Code - Founding member & Director of the Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab - curates @creativemachines

Columbia DSL

Exploring new forms and functions of storytelling at Columbia University School of the Arts' Digital Storytelling Lab

lance weiler

Written by

Storyteller working with Code - Founding member & Director of the Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab - curates @creativemachines

Columbia DSL

Exploring new forms and functions of storytelling at Columbia University School of the Arts' Digital Storytelling Lab

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