“DEVELOPING CONTENT TODAY – HOW DO YOU APPROACH THIS?” PANEL WITH LEA SCHÖNFELDER AND HELENA WITTMANN
Game designer Lea Schönfelder engaged in a lively discussion with film-maker Helena Wittmann, a jury member at the 76th Locarno Film Festival, on their approaches to developing content. The panel discussion and subsequent dialogue with the public were hosted by media consultant Marcy Goldberg.
The speakers focused on the differences and similarities in storytelling in the two formats of “films” and “games”. Who thinks about their audience during the development process? Who approaches constructing a story like an architect? Who finds it important that the content shown sparks a feeling in its viewers? Does male storytelling differ from female?
If their interaction showed us one thing, it is that every tale told, regardless of the format, lives and dies by the desire to engage in narration and crafting a story.