Workshop
Professional Workshop:
New Digital Tools for Storytelling

Friday, January 25, 2019
4:30–6pm
FIAF Skyroom

Meet French entrepreneurs at the forefront of the digital animation industry, and learn about the latest cutting-edge digital technologies and techniques in use as storytelling tools in the entertainment and cultural sectors, and beyond.

INTRODUCTION
4:30pm
Fabien Robert, Deputy Mayor of Bordeaux in charge of Culture and Heritage, will introduce the panel and speak about France’s major contributions to animation and digital technology, highlighting Bordeaux’s special place in the industry as a hub for talent, creativity, and innovation.

TALKS & DEMOS
4:35pm

Historical Reconstruction in Real-Time through Virtual Reality
Led by Emmanuel Linot, (CEO at SolidAnim, Bordeaux)

The Storytelling Potential of Mixed Reality (XR) Technology in Entertainment
Led by Aymeric Castaing (CEO of Unanimation, Founder and president of transmedia cluster Cats)

Contribution of Video Games to the Evolution of Virtual Reality
Led by Olivier Palmieri (Ubisoft in Montreal, Creator of the VR game Eagle Flight)

DISCUSSION + Q&A
5:30pm
Moderated by Emmanuel Quillet, film producer at the Bordeaux-based company, Marmitafilms

PREVIEW & RECEPTION
6-6:45pm
Enjoy an exclusive preview of the Video Games and Virtual Reality experiences in the FIAF Gallery, and mingle at the wine reception.