Schedule

MONDAY, June 9

9:00 –– Welcome session: introductions to faculty and students

9:30 –– Kate Pullinger – opening talk, stage-setting

10:15 –– Q&A, discussion with Kate

10:45 –– 15-minute break

11:00 –– Orientation to the technology: some foundational concepts about the Open Web Platform, plus practical info on our working environment

12:15 –– Lunch break

1:15 –– Orientation session continued: technical features, constraints; and discussion of how we will manage collaboration

2:00 –– Begin creative session, brainstorm ideas, goals for the week. Scoping out storyworlds, general narrative structure, hopes and wishes.

3:00 –– 15-min break

3:15 –– Creative session, pt 2

4:30 –– Reflections and reporting back, setting the stage for next day.

TUESDAY

9:00 –– Reflections, second-thoughts, and agenda-setting for the day

9:30 –– Guest: Kate Armstrong on interactivtity and generative fiction

10:00 –– Q&A, discussion with Kate Armstrong

10:45 –– 15-minute break

11:00 –– Discussion of DF, ELit genres, making distinctions and defining scope

12:15 –– Lunch

1:15 –– Creative session: sketching, storyboarding, visual scripts, piecing together the elements of our collaborative work

4:30 –– Reflections and reporting back, setting the stage for next day.

WEDNESDAY

9:00 –– Reflections, second-thoughts, and agenda-setting for the day

9:30 –– Haig Armen on multi-modal storytelling

10:15 –– Q&A, discussion with Haig

10:45 –– 15-min break

11:00 –– Discussion: developing details of the story and production

12:15 –– Lunch

1:15 –– Production time

4:30 –– Reflections and reporting back, setting the stage for next day.

7PM – 11PM Boat Cruise

THURSDAY

9:00 –– Reflections, second-thoughts, and agenda-setting for the day

9:30 –– Guest: Ryan Nadel on Transmedia storytelling

10:00 –– Q&A, discussion with Ryan

10:45 –– 15-min break

11:00 –– Discussion, scope-setting for the next two days; discussion of the magic that exists ‘in the gaps’

12:15 –– Lunch

1:15 –– Production

4:30 –– Reflections and reporting back, setting the stage for next day.

FRIDAY

9:00 –– Reflections, second-thoughts, and agenda-setting for the day

9:30 –– Talk on perspective – step back and breathe

10:00 –– Last-minute scope setting

12:15 –– Lunch

1:15 –– Plan for wrap-up, launch, what-have-you; and final production

5:30 –– All go to pub for send-off.