Not even a beautiful afternoon could keep crowds away from hearing Henry Jenkins speak at NYFF Convergence on the festival's first full weekend. Full audio from the Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide author is below.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled complete details for the program, now in its third year, taking place September 27-28. Convergence is a mix of unique films, panels, and immersive experiences.
The first three selections of NYFF Convergence were announced by the Film Society, including the North American Premiere of the interactive presentation of Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting’s The Last Hijack, a presentation of ITVS’s online series Futurestates, and a 30th anniversary screening of Diego Echeverria’s Living Los Sures.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Rockstar Games have announced two panel discussions and live concert tied to the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V, all part of the New York Film Festival's multi-day immersive media section NYFF Convergence.
Transmedia returns to the New York Film Festival this year with the second edition of NYFF Convergence. Spotlighting the intersection of technology and storytelling, the program offers participants the opportunity to experience a curated selection of new immersive storytelling projects.