Considered to be one of the leading voices in 21st Century storytelling, Lance Weiler has been involved in some of the most innovative projects in the space (Pandemic 1.0, Bear71, Collapsus, Lyka’s Adventure and Wish for the Future).
An alumni of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, he is recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology. WIRED magazine named Lance Weiler “one of 25 people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood.” Always interested in experimenting with new ways to tell stories and engage audiences, Lance Weiler has designed experiences that have reached millions of people via theaters, mobile devices and online. In recognition of these storytelling innovations, BUSINESSWEEK named Lance Weiler “One of the 18 Who Changed Hollywood.”
Lance Weiler sits on two World Economic Forum steering committees; one focused on the Future of Content Creation and the other examines the role of Digital Media in Shaping Culture and Governance. Most recently, GOOD magazine named Lance Weiler one of their GOOD 100, a gathering of people inspiring and moving the world forward. Lance Weiler teaches at Columbia University on the art, craft and business of storytelling in the 21st Century and is currently working on a trilogy of participatory storytelling projects that centers on digital literacy and cross-generational learning.
Lance Weiler’s newest project is a collaboration with David Cronenberg, TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and the CFC Media Lab entitled Body/Mind/Change, which will kick off a global tour later in fall 2013. Lance Weiler works with large brands, agencies, studios, publishers, and gaming companies to help them shape their media holdings for the 21st Century. “Building Storyworlds: the art, craft & biz of storytelling in 21c” is based on a course that Lance Weiler teaches at Columbia University on the future of storytelling.
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