20 Feb 2022
In Pakistan, where 70 percent of the population lives in rural areas, access to education remains a major issue. According to a recent study, 22 million Pakistani children never complete their 10 years of compulsory schooling. They either drop out or never begin school. The telling of tales and legends from older to younger generations has long served as an educational vehicle in rural areas. But storytellers are gradually disappearing in Pakistan, ousted by competition from televisions and smartphones. Our correspondents report.
7 Feb 2019
Art of monetizing good storytelling through the media will showcase the development of immersive, interactive narratives across a multitude of platforms, devices, and media. Learning how age-old storytelling techniques are being utilized to develop cutting-edge content.