The first meeting of Story Code: Puerto Rico will take place at 6:30 p.m. today at the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust to explore immersive experiences with augmented reality, virtual reality and transmedia documentaries, organizers announced.
“We welcome filmmakers, advertisers, game developers, programmers, designers, graphic novel artists, entrepreneurs, educators, scientists, journalists, writers, and anyone in the Puerto Rican community of creative rebels who are interested in exploring emerging technologies to tell stories for 21st century audiences,” said Raúl Ríos-Díaz, organizer of Story Code: Puerto Rico.
StoryCode: Puerto Rico is part of a global movement and network for cross-platform, immersive and interactive storytellers that want to offer great stories with new experiences that includes augmented reality and virtual reality.
The local chapter is inspired by open-source culture, a commitment to shared learning and the power of creativity. StoryCode is a nonprofit dedicated to the future of cross-media storytelling, with chapters in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles and Europe. In Latin America, Puerto Rico joins Perú, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.