Sinopse

Lumina is a series about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories.Our host is the Head of Curation at Tedx Sydney Fenella Kernebone, a former presenter at ABCs Radio National and Triple J. In the series, Fenella speaks to a carefully curated brainstrust of storytellers about why technological developments in the industry, and in our society, are something to be excited about, not daunted by.Across a dozen interviews, Fenella investigates topics such as the future of books, how interactive stories can be made for Smart Speakers, whether creatives should fear the rise of Artificial Intelligence and why Virtual Reality is a powerful tool for empathy. Throughout the episodes, Fenella becomes the test bunny, plugging herself into biometric readers and experimenting with interactive sci-fi podcasts, to get to the bottom of how storytelling is rapidly changing. Our talent are at different stages of their careers, some have a creative practice, others belong in the technology development, but all are storytellers at heart.Lumina is produced for AFTRS by Audiocraft, with Selena Shannon and Jess OCallaghan. Our sound engineer is Ryan Pemberton, and our Executive Producer is Kate Montague.

Episódios

  • S2 E5 | Creative ideas in the global economy

    S2 E5 | Creative ideas in the global economy

    11/11/2019 Duração: 23min

    How can creative work influence Australia's image on the world stage, and why should practitioners care?Australian Hollywood producer Greg Basser (Gentle Giant) explains the value of thinking of your creative career as an international one — and the economic, diplomatic and social benefits of being major creative players.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • S2 E4 | The value of a creative idea

    S2 E4 | The value of a creative idea

    11/11/2019 Duração: 20min

    How can I harness, and protect, the value of my intellectual property? Creative ideas are valuable. But as a creative it can be hard to know what is worth protecting and when it’s worth sharing IP to get things made.Hear from Wendy Zukerman of podcast Science Vs, who sold the idea to US company Gimlet Media and Animal Logic’s Zareh Nalbandian, on why IP generation is good business.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • S2 E3 | Social problems with creative solutions

    S2 E3 | Social problems with creative solutions

    11/11/2019 Duração: 21min

    How can creatives make work with a real social impact? Creative skills can have economic value, but they can also have real social value.Hear from Comedy Central’s first head of social impact Erika Soto Lamb and filmmaker Christopher Nelius on his initiative the Lion’s Share.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • S2 E2 | Problem solving with creative brains

    S2 E2 | Problem solving with creative brains

    11/11/2019 Duração: 16min

    How can I spot creative opportunities in non-creative business? Skills like problem solving, lateral thinking, storytelling are valuable outside traditional creative industries — learn about how practitioners can seek opportunities out and approach old problems in new ways. Hear from James Boyce from Grumpy Sailor about their collaboration with the TAC, tackling the ambitious goal of zero deaths on Victorian roads with technology, experience and storytelling.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • S2 E1 | The value of creativity

    S2 E1 | The value of creativity

    11/11/2019 Duração: 15min

    What are your creative skills worth to the future Australian economy? Hear from Russel Howcroft and Dr Georgie McClean about AFTRS Creativity Manifesto and a new approach for thinking about the role creative skills can play in traditionally non-creative arenas.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Lumina Season 2: Coming soon

    Lumina Season 2: Coming soon

    29/10/2019 Duração: 01min

    This new season of Lumina is about the business of storytelling — how to thrive as a creative in Australia's evolving economy.As the economy changes, the value of creative work is increasing. Over five episodes, you’ll learn how to spot creative opportunities in non-creative business, hear from people applying storytelling skills to social problems and explore the role creative industries play diplomatically and economically on the world stage. With guests including: Russel Howcroft (PwC, AFTRS), Zareh Nalbandian (Animal Logic), Wendy Zukerman (Gimlet Media), Erika Soto Lamb (Comedy Central) and Greg Basser (Gentle Giant Media Group). Subscribe now to get all episodes when they drop on Wednesday 13 November.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 3: Can’t get you out of my head

    3: Can’t get you out of my head

    07/11/2018 Duração: 18min

    Do machines have what it takes to create music that taps into human emotion? Tech is increasingly aiding human creativity, but is there an x factor to great stories and art that machines can’t replicate? The team at Uncanny Valley shows us how they’re teaching computers to understand human emotion, and Peter Clay tells us about the human intuition at the heart of programming feel-good station smoothfm, where he’s head of programming. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 4: Immersed in the story: Part one

    4: Immersed in the story: Part one

    07/11/2018 Duração: 22min

    The story is all around us—more than ever before we have the power to make stories that engage multiple senses, and toss the audience into a whole new world where they feel they’re part of the action. But does immersion using technology like binaural audio, virtual reality or augmented reality lead to a great connection to story? Chris Panzetta from S1T2 explains the difference between a gimmick and an engaging immersive reality and Screen Audience Research Australia measures audience reaction to immersive experiences. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 5: Immersed in the story: Part two

    5: Immersed in the story: Part two

    07/11/2018 Duração: 17min

    Sink deeper into the world of immersive storytelling—now that we know an immersive story, well told, can make us feel ‘present’, can these stories bring us closer to each other? Can experiencing a story using immersive technology increase our empathy for people with stories very different to our own? Scott O’Brien thinks so, he’s the founder of VR and AR company Humense, and sees this emerging tech (when used well) bringing us closer together. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 6: Coming back to craft

    6: Coming back to craft

    07/11/2018 Duração: 16min

    When change is so constant and tech so alluring, it can be easy to forget the skill at the core of every good story. How can practitioners of all creative industries look past the tech and just get really good at what they do? Filmmaker and screenwriter Natasha Pincus loves to experiment with all sorts of new technology, but carves out time to hone her craft. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 7: The stories formerly known as TV shows

    7: The stories formerly known as TV shows

    07/11/2018 Duração: 21min

    We may not watch them on the box in the living room anymore, but the show runners, writers and directors behind great Australian TV are creating some of the best screen-based entertainment around. What’s the secret to creating and pitching a great TV show in 2018, when the gatekeepers are platforms like Netflix or Stan (or gone entirely)? Hannah Lehmann (The Out There) and Chloe Rickard (Jungle Entertainment) share their secrets. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 8: Artificial creativity

    8: Artificial creativity

    07/11/2018 Duração: 18min

    Can artificial intelligence create art that’s as good as a humans? And if they could - would we even care about it, without that beating heart, that authentic human experience at its core? Professor Toby Walsh from UNSW and CSIRO’s Data61 explores the capabilities of AI-composed stories, and whether we will care about them when they get here. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 2: The essentials of story

    2: The essentials of story

    07/11/2018 Duração: 19min

    The way stories are delivered and experienced is changing, becoming less linear, more interactive. But even in these new forms, there are good stories and bad ones. What sets a story apart, keeps someone turning the page, watching the TV show or answering their smart speaker? Nicky Birch from BBC R&D has found that even the weirdest of interactive experiments need a few storytelling essentials at their core. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 1: Telling stories in new ways

    1: Telling stories in new ways

    06/11/2018 Duração: 21min

    Since the first time someone told a story around a campfire a lot has changed about how we tell stories to one another. In this first episode of Lumina, Fenella Kernebone talks to two creatives rethinking the way we tell stories; Tea Uglow, Creative director at Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney and Mikaela Jade, CEO and founder of augmented reality company InDigital. Both think screens are just a stepping stone on the way to a world full of interactive stories we can barely conceive of yet. Lumina is a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories, produced for the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Lumina Trailer

    Lumina Trailer

    10/10/2018 Duração: 02min

    Coming Soon - Lumina, a podcast from the Australian Film Television and Radio School A six-part series on how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories. Hosted by Fenella Kernebone, former presenter at ABC RN and Triple J, current head of curation at TEDx Sydney. Lumina is produced by Audiocraft.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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