Prof. Lena Thiele

Writer | Creative Director Miiqo Studios

Lena Thiele, writer and creative director of the Berlin-based creative studio Miiqo Studios has been developing socially relevant and internationally acclaimed immersive media formats for over 25 years. Her productions received numerous awards such as the SXSW Innovation Award for the best visual media experience, Grimme Online Award and the Prix Italia. Her latest project, the VR-Experience “Myriad. Where we connect.” was in the official selection of the “Venice VR Expanded” section of the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

She additionally works as a trainer for international programs and universities and as consultant to the international media industry. 

At the intersection of storytelling, digital technologies and artistic implementation, her work is characterized by an interdisciplinary, holistic, systemic approach to create new emotional perspectives to the complex issues of our time. Since 2016 she has been a professor for Digital Narrative – Art & Design at the ifs international filmschool cologne.

Programme

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Up to 60,000 air miles a year and CO2-neutral. The poetic VR experience MYRIAD explains the global migrations of animals - and how they are changed by humans.