Future of StoryTelling | Reinventing the way stories are told Oct 6-8 Staten Island Snug Harbor

Future of StoryTelling FoST Festival Debuts Latest & Most Cutting-Edge Immersive Storytelling Projects & Technologies


There is nothing like getting lost in a great story. The world’s leading immersive storytelling event, FoST Festival, returns to New York from October 6-8th. Come lose yourself in over 100 immersive storytelling experiences, including exhibits, hands-on technology demos, interactive installations, live performances, conversation panels with leaders from marketing, technology, and communications, and much more. Designed to inspire, educate, and entertain, FoST Festival is open to everyone who is interested in experiencing firsthand the very latest and most cutting-edge immersive storytelling projects and technologies.


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The world’s leading immersive storytelling event is coming to Snug Harbor, Staten Island, October 6–8. Come lose yourself in the very best interactive, cutting-edge storytelling experiences from around the world, including:

  • Over 100 exhibits—many of them world premieres—including the best in VR, AR, mixed reality, haptics, AI, games, and interactive films
  • The latest immersive technologies from Microsoft, Oculus, Samsung, and others
  • Panel conversations with some of the hottest voices from the worlds of media, entertainment, technology, education, and marketing
  • Main stage evening entertainment featuring comedy, spoken word, music, dance, circus performers, and more
  • Amazing food experiences
  • Free transportation to and from Snug Harbor


Select highlights of this year’s FoST Festival will include:

  • Novo Reality, a 9-ton robotic arm that catapults you through space while you experience an original VR film
  • Edible Reflections, a multi-sensory audio and food experience that brings friends and strangers together
  • Broken Bone Bathtub, a powerful one-woman immersive theater performance that takes place in a bathtub
  • SPOONS, an otherworldly interactive VR experience set in a surrealistic pop universe
  • Magic Paint Mirror, an AR experience that transforms your body into a paintbrush
  • Riot 2.0, a live-action film with 3D sound that uses facial recognition and AI technology to change the film’s narrative based on your emotional responses
  • A multi-person VR theater, surprise live performances, and a dozen panel conversations featuring diverse voices from the fields of entertainment, marketing, and technology discussing hot topics in the storytelling world


Friday, October 6th – Sunday, October 8th10:00am-6:30pm ET

 Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

  1000 Richmond Terrace  Staten Island, NY 10301


About Future of StoryTelling

The Future of StoryTelling (FoST) is an organization that explores how storytelling is evolving in the digital age. FoST hosts two of the world’s leading immersive storytelling events: the invitation-only FoST Summit for C-suite executives, technologists, and brilliant creatives, and the public FoST Festival. In addition, FoST produces a wide range of content and programming, including curated exhibitions, an annual series of short films, Tech Tastings, and storytelling workshops. For more information, please visit: www.fost.org.


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