Technology and entertainment have always been entwined; from the Greek amphitheater to the printing press, to the motion picture camera, the revolutionary technologies of the age have inspired storytellers, and changed the way that we, the audience, experience stories. And it is still happening.
Today’s explorers are expanding the boundaries of story with digitally built worlds and immersive experiences. Using the world of Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan, the USC World Building Media Lab and Intel Labs are exploring this new territory, where complexly imagined creations are hinting at the possibility of a new world of story. A place where artists and technologists collaborate, integrate, and create together from the earliest inception of story. A place that offers audiences unique avenues of immersion into stories and worlds they delight in.