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Thomas Seymat

VR Editor
Euronews

Thomas Seymat is the VR editor of Euronews where he leads the implementation of an innovative immersive journalism workflow. Since June 2016 he has orchestrated the production of 145+ 360°/VR experiences. He has trained journalists and spoken at conferences throughout Europe, and is an ambassador of the Journalism360 initiative.
Before, he led Euronews‘ live-blogs operations, produced data-visualisations, and reported on European news. He has received a journalism award from the European Commission in 2009.
Starting from August 2018, Thomas will be a residential fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. There, he will develop a tool to gather research on how audiences respond to 360 videos and other VR content.

Session

Immersive journalism meets climate change. The story of our accelerator.

Session with the European Forest Institute 

Can a journalist with (near-to) zero experience in producing immersive stories become a 360 video rockstar in just half a year? And running a story on climate change, one of the most complex yet pressing issues of all time? The Global Editors Network and the European Forest Institute have joined forces to experiment this challenge […]

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Lookout360° — ‘Ask Us Anything’ with all Accelerator journalists

GEN Dome

Any questions for the participants of Lookout360°, the 6-month Climate Change Immersive Story Accelerator? They will all be in Lisbon together with the trainers and some mentors, so that they can share their hands-on experiences in becoming 360 video story rockstars in such a short period of time. Come join us for our casual Ask […]

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