June 28, 2017

SEATS OPEN FOR FALL 2017: IML 575, World Building and Applied Storytelling

This fall, the Division of Media Arts + Practice will be offered a section of IML 575 entitled "World Building and Applied Storytelling." The course will be taught by Trisha Williams and Joe Unger of Pigeonhole Productions.

Interested students may register via the Web Registration system. D-clearance is not needed.

IML 575: World Building and Applied Storytelling (4 units)
Section 37473 | Tuesday | 2:00 - 5:50 pm
Professors Trisha Williams and Joe Unger

Creating and building virtual worlds and prototyping potential reality is the defining workspace of the 4th industrial revolution. Founded, and pioneered through work in blockbuster film, the design practice of World Building is a holistic, collaborative, cross-discipline production method.  World Building practitioners Trisha Williams and Joseph Unger bring their expertise in games and mixed reality development to lead the lab in applying the lessons of earth in 2050 to the world around us today. Students should expect to gain an extensive knowledge of cross disciplinary collaboration; understand the application of fiction as a tool in discovering solutions and opportunities; experiment with the development of world building as a mixed reality workspace and evolve the skills needed to generate world building narrative and interaction.

Contact Information

Name: Sonia Seetharaman
Email: sseetharaman@cinema.usc.edu
Phone: 213.821.5700