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Children’s Global Media Summit from Dec. 5 to 7 at Manchester

Children’s Global Media Summit from Dec. 5 to 7 at Manchester

Technology, VR
Top names from the fields of virtual reality and technological innovation will assemble in Manchester, UK next month to lay out a vision of the future of storytelling at the 2017 Children’s Global Media Summit that will go on from Dec. 5 to 7. This debate will be one highlight of the Summit’s unique program focused on the themes of education, empowerment, entertainment, innovation and freedom. Those who will participate in the What’s the Future of Storytelling? panel will be Gerard Grech, CEO at Tech City UK; Jan Pinkava, Creative Director at Google Spotlight Stories and Resh Sidhu, creative director for Virtual Reality at Framestore. The session will explore how virtual reality has changed children’s perceptions of the world. Spencer Kelly, who presents the BBC’s flagship technology sh
Google’s latest Spotlight Story is ‘Rain or Shine’ 

Google’s latest Spotlight Story is ‘Rain or Shine’ 

Animation
Watch the cute animated short ‘Rain or Shine’ which follows the story of Ella and her new sunglasses Rain or Shine is no regular animated short. It invites its viewers for a 360 degree stage in the streets of London. The story promises to pull android users into a cute little story of Ella and her seemingly cursed pair of sunglasses. Viewers can simply tilt their phones to look up, down, left or right, as if they were to use the phone as a window into an invisible world. “Rain or Shine” takes this idea of giving viewers agency over the story further, and allows them to unlock a number of subplots as they explore the square. “We really wanted to reward looking around,” said Google Spotlight Stories executive producer Karen Dufilho. Rain or shine is directed by Felix Massie. These Spotl