Upcoming Events

Storytelling Fundamentals and Narrative Design for Traditional & New Media

What makes for a memorable story? Why does it stick with us even after the experience is over? How does it happen in movies, video games, and VR?

Join award-winning writer and narrative designer Arthur Protasio as he answers these questions in this immersive storytelling workshop! Learn storytelling fundamentals and the challenges in crafting content for new media through Arthur’s experience working on the Cobra Kai video game, Emmy nominated “Now Generation”, and cooperative VR “Mickey Mouse and the Golden Heart”. Then, apply that knowledge to your own projects!

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Past Events

Fall Showcase 2018

Recap: The EML Fall Showcase 2018 Written by Samantha Peng Dec. 14, 2018 The Fall Showcase on Nov. 28 invited UBC staff, students and faculty to check out some of our in-progress and recently completed projects. The occasion was also an invitation to visit the new Emerging Media Lab in room IKBLC 183, an exciting […]

Motion Sickness in VR: Causes, Characteristics and Treatments.

Emerging Media Lab Lecture Series “Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality”   Ever wonder why you get a little sick when you put on a VR headset? Turns out there’s a science behind it and it’s not quite like regular motion sickness. KITE scientist and psychology professor from Ryerson University Dr. Behrang Keshavarz will explain the phenomenon and how you […]

Emerging Media Lab Summer Showcase 2019

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019| 2:00PM – 5:00PM Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Center, Vancouver Campus |1961 East Mall   The Emerging Media Lab (EML) is proud to present the annual Summer Showcase on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. UBC students, staff and faculty will have the opportunity to try […]

Staging VR, AR and MR in Public Spaces

Lecturer: Dr. Patrick Pennefather | Department of Theatre and Film; Centre for Digital Media Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019| 1:00PM – 3:00PM Location: UBC Studios | 0110-2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4     The popularity of emerging technologies and new ways to experience virtual worlds continues to grow. This talk will center on […]