Experiential Storytelling

March 8-10, 2019 | Convergence Track

The Experiential Storytelling Track investigates how experimental strategies are redefining the ways in which audiences experience their world.

Emily Quinn during 2018 SXSW Session The ‘I’ Stands for Intersex, Not Invisible - Photo by Kumi Otani

Emily Quinn during 2018 SXSW Session The ‘I’ Stands for Intersex, Not Invisible - Photo by Kumi Otani

About the Experiential Storytelling Conference Track


Technology has opened up exciting new avenues for storytelling and immersive entertainment. This track investigates how a new generation of creatives is using these ideas to redefine how audiences experience their world, while keeping sight of the continued relevance and flexibility of more traditional methods and principles.

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Take a look back at 2018 sessions such as Black Gotham: Immersive Storytelling & Technology, Breaking the 4th Wall: Drone Swarms in Art ,and Reclaiming Indigeneity Through Virtual Reality.

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SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

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