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Tim Carter, Contradiction Films
Writer and producer; co-owner of Contradiction

Tim Carter is a Canadian writer and producer based in Vancouver and Los Angeles. He has worked extensively within the US studio system as well as on independent projects. Best known for his work adapting video game titles and writing video games, he is a frequent speaker and panelist at the San Diego Comic-Con and other fan-based events. In 2010 he produced the groundbreaking digital series MORTAL KOMBAT: LEGACY, which has been viewed more than 100 million times on various channels. More recently he wrote and produced two Dead Rising digital features and produced the digital series ELECTRA WOMAN & DYNA GIRL for Legendary Pictures and Fullscreen.

www.contradictionfilms.com and @tbcart

 
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VR Keynote: Katy Newton
Storytelling within Immersive Media

Katy Newton is an experience design consultant, that uses human-centered-design methods to help clients expand their reach and connect with audiences in meaningful ways. 

Katy currently enjoys prototyping audience engagement tools for virtual reality storytellers; previous work includes Stanford's d.school Media Experiments Residency, Senior Design Researcher at IDEOJohn S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford and Emmy-nominated Visual Journalist at The Los Angeles Times

 

 
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