Try a new Playmatics game at the New York Historical Society as part of their Meet the Presidents exhibit. Check it out here.
Author Archives: Nick Fortugno
As part of the Digital Storytelling Lab team at Columbia University, Playmatics co-founder Nicholas Fortugno was a co-winner of a Seed Grant for Project Immerse, an episodic web experience dealing with the ways misinformation manifests on the internet, built in web native technologies. Check out the news here.
Nick Fortugno returns to the New Frontier Lab (in virtual form this year) to work with the Sundance Institute advising 6 new and cutting-edge new media storytelling projects ranging from AI-driven narratives, embodied VR explorations, and installation and real world rituals. Find out more here: https://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2020-new-frontier-story-lab
As part of the DUMBO Improvement District’s Annual Meeting, DUMBO BID presented twelve awards to DUMBO-based companies who will take us into the next decade and beyond, and Playmatics is proud to have won one of these twelve Futurist awards. Thank you to the DUMBO BID for recognizing us at the Annual Meeting. Check out […]
Playmatics Co-Founder Nick Fortugno will be speaking at the inaugural Mixed/Augmented/Virtual Reality Innovation Conference (MAVRIC) on Tuesday, September 17th 2019. Nick is joining the East Coast’s top Corporate, Government, Research, and Startup talent in XR to present at the conference in Downtown DC. Featuring speakers and attendees from the fields of XR for Healthcare, Simulation […]
Nick Fortugno spoke at this year’s incredible Grey Area Festival in San Francisco on July 26th-27th, and Wired was there to cover it! And some giant dancing exoskeletons as well The article in Wired is here. And you can find out more about the Grey Area festival and the excellent work of the Grey Area […]
Nick Fortugno speaks as part of the School of Visual Arts MFA in Visual Storytelling Storyteller’s Series about The Waiting Game, a game co-created by Playmatics, ProPublica, and WNYC. In this talk, Nick will discuss how games can be a part of journalism, and how interactive experiences fit into investigative and advocacy based storytelling. The […]
Nick Fortugno recently spoke at GamesBeat 2019 about a project he is working on with Hello TeamSolar, the AR project Under the Sea. In this lightning talk, Nick discusses the possibilities of public augmented reality, and how he and Hello TeamSolar is working to create innovative and fun multiplayer AR experiences to play in public. […]
Nick Fortugno joins the Sundance Institute as an advisor this weekend, for the Sundance New Frontier Lab, a week-long immersive experience that empowers creatives with individual story sessions, conversations about key artistic, design and technology issues and case study presentations from experts in multiple disciplines. The Lab takes place May 16-21 at the Sundance Resort […]