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The Creative Production Pathways Workshop


Rachel Joy Victor and Anna Henson

SUN, JAN 7 | 6 PM - 7:30 PM (MST)
Ideation Studio

The Creative Production Pathways Workshop, led by designers Rachel Joy Victor and Anna Henson, is tailored for creators eager to transform their visions into reality across diverse industry landscapes. Whether you're navigating the intricacies of arts institution funding, harnessing the power of brand sponsorships, or pioneering startup ventures, this workshop offers invaluable insights. Participants will engage in interactive exercises, delving into the art of balancing stakeholder expectations, managing production constraints, and choosing the right storytelling mediums. By the end of this session, you will be equipped to not only refine your project pitch, but to also better understand what a sustainable creative practice could look like. Join us for a transformative experience that bridges the gap between concept and creation in the evolving world of gaming and theater.

From the Artists

Rachel Joy Victor and Anna Henson

Anna Henson is an artist, researcher, and educator in media arts and emerging technologies. She is Assistant Professor of Practice and founding faculty member of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where she teaches courses in visual and interactive media, extended theater, XR, projection design, media studies, and game engines. Henson has a background in creative production from award-winning experiential advertising and XR agencies, and has shown work at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Public Theater, and The Carnegie Museum of Art. Anna is the recipient of a 2023 Unreal Engine Fellowship in Animation from Epic Games, and is a Dedicated Mentor with the New Museum’s art and technology incubator, NEW INC. Anna is currently engaged in research collaborations utilizing media arts and co-creative processes within social and behavioral sciences through the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center at the University of Nebraska.