Media Innovation Day 2016 #MID16: Virtual Reality & 360°

Save the date! Media Innovation Day 2016, 3.Oktober 2016, 9:00-16:00, Wien.

Wie kann man (neue) Wirklichkeiten in den Journalismus einbinden?

Beim Media Innovation Day 2016 betrachten wir die wichtigsten Entwicklungen in Virtual Reality und erarbeiten gemeinsam mit nationalen und internationalen ExpertInnen, wie Virtual Reality und 360° Videos die journalistische Arbeit bereichern und verändern können. Gemeinsam erproben wir Tools und Programme und erörtern, wie wir sie in der Praxis einsetzen.

Über den Media Innovation Day

Der Media Innovation Day ist eine internationale Medienkonferenz in Wien.
Konferenzsprachen sind Deutsch und Englisch.

Das Programm des Media Innovation Day 2016 wird von Daniela Kraus, Gunther Müller, Lidiia Akryshora, Rosa von Suess, Siegfried Steinlechner, und Andreas Perotti kuratiert.

fjum veranstaltet den Media Innovation Day #MID16 in Kooperation mit der Virtual Reality Association Vienna und freundlicher Unterstützung durch die Telekom Austria.

Vortragende unter anderem:
Photo: Maggie SmithTaplinRobert Hernandez
is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice at USC Annenberg, but he’s not an academic… He’s more of a “hackademic” and specializes in “MacGyvering” Web journalism solutions. He has worked for,,, La Prensa Gráfica, among others. His most recent work includes Augmented Reality, Wearables/Google Glass and Virtual Reality — he and his students produce VR experiences under their brand: Jovrnalism. He is the recipient of SPJ’s 2015 Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award.
Twitter: @webjournalist / @vrjournalism

LoïcSuty1Loïc Suty is Director at Turbulent. He has always been fascinated by the possibilities of conceptual, creative and narrative innovations in the digital world. He has directed The Unknown Photographer (2015), a VR experience about WWII. As a music enthusiast, he has worked as a Web editor in a music research lab and as a Web Marketing Manager for a big indie label in France. He has also created sound installations and composed music pieces for theatre and documentaries.
Twitter: @loicsu
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Andrea Fronaschütz is Chief Operating Officer and partner of Österreichisches Gallup Institut which was founded as the first market and opinion research institute in Austria in 1949. Before joining Gallup, she worked for various companies with a strong orientation on marketing, holding international positions across Europe in sectors as diverse as FMCG, the automotive industry and the retail business.

Marcus Bösch is Co-Founder of the award winning game studio the Good Evil and partner at the Berlin based Virtual Reality Startup Vragments. Marcus has worked as journalist with Deutsche Welle, Germanys International Broadcaster, also has trained a lot of journalists in the art of mobile reporting and has organised several Hackathons on Newsgames and VR Journalism.
Twitter: @m_boesch
Stephan GenschStephan Gensch is a Co-Founder of Berlin startup VRagments Virtual Reality Studio, where he is Head of Product Development. His primary focus is on the development of software products that enable journalists to easily create intriguing VR stories. He also leads VR projects for customers from media, education and industry sectors on multiple platforms.
Twitter: @HelrenPDM

Alexander Knetig is editor in chief of ARTE Creative, the young cultural platform of the European broadcaster ARTE. Before joining ARTE GEIE in Strasbourg, he used to work as editor in chief of the web department of ARTE France in Paris, where he got involved in some of the channel most award winning interactive programs (f.e.: the webdocs Prison Valley, Fort McMoney and Do not track; as well as the videogame Type:Rider).
Twitter: @aknetig

Andreas FraunbergerAndreas Fraunberger is creative Media Technologist. He is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Junge Römer Inc. Creative Studio, as a lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna (seminar “Perception in Motion”). Producer of benchmark interactive and cross media projects for media and tourism industries. Accounts: ProSieben Sat.1 Media Group Munich, Red Bull TV, Servus TV, Disney, ORF, Tyrol Tourism Advertising Board, BMW and more. Recently working on interactive 360 degree video projects.

Twitter: @jungeroemerwien

Profile-Jean-Yves-ChainonJean Yves Chainon is Head Producer of the Global Editors Network, photographer and filmmaker, Chainon’s work has been featured in publications such as the Washington Post. He is the founder of OOAworld, a website dedicated to original and creative multimedia storytelling, and CEO of JYC, a production studio dedicated to virtual reality content. Since 2015, Chainon has been producing 360 video documentaries including co-productions with Currently works on 360° video Series about Rio 2016 Olympics and Portraits of Paralympic Champions.

Twitter: @OOAworld

Das vollständige Programm finden Sie hier zum Download: #MID16 – Programm

8:30 Registrierung und Kaffee

9:00 Begrüßung

9:15 Robert Hernandez: Current developments and milestones in VR and 360°

10:00 Andrea Fronaschütz: VR-Markt Österreich. Präsentation aktueller Gallup-Daten

10:30 Pause

10:45 Parallel Sessions:

  • Marcus Bösch: Rapid Prototyping “So erstellen Sie einen Prototyp für Ihr eigenes VR-Projekt” (Workshop auf Deutsch)
  • Jean Yves Chainon:How to use 360° Video & Virtual Reality in the Newsroom: a practical introduction” (Workshop in English)

12:00 Parallel Sessions:

  • Jean Yves Chainon:How to use 360° Video & Virtual Reality in the Newsroom: a practical introduction” (Workshop in English)
  • Marcus Bösch: Rapid Prototyping “So erstellen Sie einen Prototyp für Ihr eigenes VR-Projekt” (Workshop auf Deutsch)

13:15 Lunch

14:15 Parallel Sessions:

  • 14:15 – 15:45 Loїс Suty Case study: “The Unknown Photographer” (Presentation and discussion in English)
    * Presentation
    * Expert discussion: The line begins to blur. Using gaming tools for non-gaming experience
    Expert discussion: Immersive audio & Storytelling in VR
  • 14:15 – 15:00 Alexander Knetig Case study: “Notes on Blindness” (Präsentation auf Deutsch)
  • 15:00 – 15:45 Andreas Fraunberger & Philipp König: “360 Video Workflow Tutorial: Hands-on Tipps aus der Praxis” (Workshop auf Deutsch)

16:00 Wrap Up! mit Alexander Knetig: VR und Herausforderungen für klassische Medienunternehmen

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News zum Media Innovation Day, das Line-Up der Speaker und Infos zum Programm finden Sie auf Twitter unter #MID16 bzw. @fjumwien und auf Facebook unter

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