Doc Edge presents “The Power of Storytelling and Collaboration"

Date: Saturday 2nd September

Time: 1:05 – 2.50pm

This panel was curated by Alex lee, Director, Doc Edge.

Examining the emotional aspects of game and experience design, this panel of world-class creators discusses how they harness the power of cross-disciplinary collaboration to craft impactful immersive experiences that challenge perceptions and reveal humanity’s complexities.

Panellists will share their expertise and insights on how storytelling, form, technique, and technology can intersect to convey powerful narratives and promote social impact.


John Paul Marin, Webby, SXSW Interactive and Walkeley award winning Executive Producer, Product Manager Founder Distil (Australia)


Michaele Ternasky-Holland, Consultant/ Emmy, Webby, and Sheffield Doc award-winning Award winning XR/metaverse creator

Kat Lintott, Ngai Tahu,  Founder Wrestler, Board Member WIFT NZ

Ryan Green is a digital interactive artist, programmer, and video game designer currently focused on narrative VR, serious, and accessible games. Ryan currently serves as a Creative Director and Head of Narrative for Numinous Games, a studio he co-founded in 2012. Numinous Games first title, That Dragon, Cancer, was created as a poetic memorial to Ryan and his wife Amy’s third son Joel, and Joel’s fight against terminal brain cancer. That Dragon, Cancer, went on to receive broad critical praise, winning a BAFTA award in 2017 for innovation as well as a 2016 Peabody / Facebook Futures of Media award.

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