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Wednesday, August 2 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Well Played: BLINDFOLD, by iNK Stories.

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iNK Stories will share their latest VR experience, BLINDFOLD, on stage in a unique “Well Played” interactive session followed by a panel discussion. BLINDFOLD is set during the events of the Iranian Revolution in which the player embodies a photojournalist who is being held in Evin Prison and is charged with making propaganda against the state.

Moderators
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Drew Davidson

Director & Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center
Drew Davidson is a professor, producer and player of interactive media. His background spans academic, industry and professional worlds and he is interested in stories and transformational experiences across texts, comics, games and other media. He explores the art, design and sc... Read More →

Speakers
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Navid Khonsari

Founder/Creative Director, iNK Stories
Raised in Tehran, Navid Khonsari is the founder and creative director of iNK Stories, the New York City/LA studio that Fast Company calls an “innovation agent” -- where inspiration meets storytelling and technology. Known for having developed the cinematic look and feel for groundbreaking AAA Video Game Franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, The Warriors, Midnight Club, Manhunt, Red Dead Revolver, Alan Wake, Homefront and more... Read More →
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Courtney Radsch

Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Dr. Courtney Radsch is the Advocacy Director at the Committee to Protect Journalists. As a veteran journalist, researcher, and free expression advocate she writes and speaks frequently about the nexus of media, technology, and human rights. Dr. Radsch has worked as a journalist i... Read More →


Wednesday August 2, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Tishman Auditorium

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