Visual horizons: AI’s journey to documentary Industry Training Talk in partnership with Documentary Campus and in cooperation with Bayerischer Rundfunk

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Exploring AI’s transformative impact on documentary content, this session highlights advancements in image enhancement and the creation of immersive multimedia experiences. This paves the way for detailed case studies and discussions.

Speakers and moderation

Robin Burgauer, Producer & Co-founder, Inlusio Interactive
Ellen Kuo, Head of the XR Market, NewImages Festival
Simon Staffans, Producer & CEO, ReThink – New Media Solutions

Moderated by Eva Wolfangel, Science Journalist

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Robin Burgauer
Co-Founder/Producer (Inlusio Interactive)

Robin Burgauer is the co-founder of Inlusio Interactive in Zurich that creates story-driven and interactive formats for social change. He has produced and co-directed cinema documentaries for over 10 years, in co-production with Swiss Television, ARD or National Geographic, and since 2012 has focused on the conception of digital and interactive story formats based on dramaturgical principles from the film industry. His projects have been featured several times by Apple, awarded Best of App Store and nominated at the European Digital Media Awards.

Ellen Kou
(Newimages Festival)

Ellen is the Head of XR Market at the Newimages Festival in Paris. She works closely with industry professionals to facilitate co-production and co-financing for immersive projects in development, as well as finished content for distribution. She is also an experienced XR producer and programmer, with a focus on exhibitions and art museums

Simon Staffans
(Rethink New Media Solutions Ab Oy)

Simon Staffans is the CEO of Finnish production company ReThink NMS. He has over 30 years of experience of all areas of the media industry, ranging from radio and newspaper journalism to documentaries, entertainment TV-formats as well as 360 and VR experiences. A special area of interest has always been new technologies, new audience habits and the best ways to combine the two. Over the past two years Simon’s increasingly been applying generative AI in productions, for instance enhancing the quality of the pan-Nordic success series ”F19 – Flying Aces and Double Agents” as well as incorporating it as a key element of the childrens series and Prix Jeunesse 2024 finalist ”A Christmas Miracle”.

Eva Wolfangel
(Eva Wolfangel)

Eva Wolfangel is a journalist, speaker and moderator, focusing on future technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality, computer science, cyber security, data journalism, interaction between digital and real worlds. In 2018 she was named European Science Writer of the Year by the Association of British Science Writers, 2020 she was awarded German Reporterpreis. She writes for major magazines and newspapers in Germany and Switzerland — including ZEIT, Geo, Republik and NZZ — and produces radio features. Eva’s specialty is to combine creative writing and complex topics in order to reach a broad audience. In 2019/20 she was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT in Boston/Massachusetts.