Past Cambridge Event: VOL 1

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Stand Up - Find Your Voice

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Jon Torrens reveals how British stand up comics inspired him to find his voice. From Rik Mayall (who always performed in character) to Lee Mack and Francesca Martinez, who are very much themselves on stage.  

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Battle Rap - a History of Ritual Profanity

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Did you know that ritual profanity is as old as the hills? Well Rory Stobo does and he practices it in his spare time. Commonly known as Battle Rap, Rory explains what happens during contests, how rappers win and where this gritty, punchy and exhilarating art form is going. 

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3D Storytelling

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

James Uren takes us back to the future of 3D storytelling and how Avatar was the best and worst thing that happended to 3D cinema. He shares why audiences are still divided and what needs to happen if studios are to realize its potential again. 

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How to Find Your Thing

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Everyone has a thing but is yours the right thing? Ben Tristem explains how he got to where he is now, what he learned on his journey and how by following a few basic principles you can find your thing too. 

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Pacing in Games

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Why does pacing in storytelling matter and in particular, pacing in games. Pete Ellis uses classic scenes from films and one of his favourite video RPGs to show us how great pacing supercharges those emotional cliffhangers.  

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Stand for something beyond what you sell

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Jeremy Waite tells the story of how he got to where he is now, the change and turbulence of the digital market and how brands with purpose will be the ones that shape the future. 

Jon Torrens
Communication Coach in Cambridge, UK
Pete Ellis
Designer, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in Cambridge
James Uren
Director, Editor, Software Developer, Teacher in Cambridge
Ben Tristem
Internet Entrepreneur, Own Company in Cambridge
Jeremy ☁️Waite
Strategist in London
Rory Stobo
Copywriter, Sookio in Cambridge