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From Literary Novel to Radio Drama to VR Project

The thousand autumns of Jacob de Zoet
  • Mirjam VosmeerEmail author
  • Alyea Sandovar
  • Ben Schouten
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11318)

Abstract

For this study we investigated if and how the merging of VR with radio drama can provide general insights into storytelling for VR. In order to present the student project The thousand autumns of Jacob de Zoet as a case study, we discuss environmental storytelling, and storytelling in relation to VR and radioplay. We conclude that the traditional lean back medium that is radio drama may benefit from the lean in quality of VR and we discuss a number of strong concepts that can be explored in order to gain further knowledge about storytelling for VR.

Keywords

Virtual reality Radio drama Environmental storytelling Design research Reflective design 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This research project is funded by SiA RAAK – Nationaal Regieorgaan Praktijkgericht Onderzoek. Special thanks to the student team consisting of Rowenna Roelofsen and Dionne Dol for creating the VR experience. We also want to thank AVROTROS and De Hoorspelfabriek for their cooperation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lectoraat Play & Civic MediaAmsterdam University of Applied SciencesAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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