The StoryCode Ten:

Short-form interviews with leading immersive storytellers around the globe

Last Hijack
Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting
Last Hijack
Last Hijack is a hybrid documentary / interactive film created by Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting of Submarine Channel, that tells the story of Mohamed, your average middle-aged man trying to make ends meet in his homeland: the failed state Somalia. This gripping tale of piracy and wealth inequality exists in two forms: a linear feature film, and an online experience.
Upian
Alexandre Brachet, Margaux Missika and Gregory Trowbridge
Upian
Established in 1998, Upian is a design studio and interactive production company known for its award winning projects including Alma - A Tale of Violence, Prison Valley, and Generation Quoi? For this interview three of Upian's producers—Alexandre Brachet, Margaux Missika and Gregory Trowbridge—take us behind the screens as they describe their process and the development of their projects.
Empire
Eline Jongsma and Kel O'Neill
Empire
A hidden synagogue in the mountains of Indonesia. A Dutch-style village in the Sri Lankan rainforest. A white separatist enclave in the South African desert. These are just a few of the communities brought to light in Empire. Shot in ten countries over four years by project by the Dutch-American filmmaking team Eline Jongsma & Kel O'Neill, Empire employs a broad range of storytelling techniques to unearth the contemporary aftershocks of the world's first brush with global capitalism.
The National Film Board of Canada
Loc Dao and Hugues Sweeney
The National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada is one of world's the leading producers of immersive and cross-media documentaries. Loc Dao and Hugues Sweeney give an in-depth look into the process behind their award-winning projects A Journal of Insomnia and Bear 71 and discuss the past and future of the NFB as well as its role in the global media ecosystem.
Billie Goldman - Intel Corporation
Billie Goldman
Partner Marketing
Intel Corporation
The Beauty Inside was a worldwide social film, produced by Intel and Toshiba, that was a mash-up of a blockbuster-Hollywood produced film and social networking. It allowed everyone in the audience the chance to play the lead role and to interact with the lead character on Facebook over an eight and a half week period in July and August, 2012. It achieved over 70 million views, making it the 6th most watched advertisement of 2012. Billie Goldman produced The Beauty Inside and its predecessor, The Inside Experience.
Christopher Sandberg
Christopher Sandberg
Chief Creative Officer, Founder
The company P
"...to be completely honest, I'm not super-mesmerized by anything I hear about right now. The first wow-seeking transmedia projects are becoming rapidly outdated, and we are all scrambling to figure things out to find the next dimension of participatory storytelling. Though it feels like we are seconds away from something radically new."
Morgan Bouchet
Morgan Bouchet
VP Transmedia & Social Media
Orange
"Transmedia is one of the ways we decided to explore and test projects that offer new experiences for consumers. This includes everything from experiments to multi-screens experiences, to games and cloud gaming, Social TV and more."