How will virtual reality, augmented reality and other disruptive technologies shape new entertainment experiences and transform the media landscape in the years ahead? With billions being invested into companies like Oculus Rift, HoloLens, Magic Leap and others are we witnessing the birth of a new revolution in immersive content, or will the audience ready?
Each day a different area of new technology will be examined as we explore its impact across conventional media industries including television, film, games and publishing. The course is intended to offer students:
- Exposure to new technologies disrupting media
- An entrepreneurial approach to the media industry as a producer or manager of a content creation company
- An understanding of the storytelling process
- Insights and learning from preeminent guest speakers from the media industry
Adjunct Professor of Business
Sharad Devarajan is a creator, producer and media entrepreneur. His latest company, Graphic India, is the culmination of his lifelong dream to launch superheroes and stories that tap into the unique creativity and culture of India but appeal to audiences worldwide. In the same way the West has created superheroes or Japan launched anime, Graphic India is transforming the perception of India in character...