CSI is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the world’s leading immersive storytelling event, Future of StoryTelling (FoST) Festival, which will gather the most innovative work from the fields of technology, education, marketing, arts, media, and entertainment as they relate to storytelling. The event will be coming to Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6 through 8.

The FoST Festival will feature

-Access to morre than 100 exhibits including the best and newest in VR, AR, AI, Mixed Reality, haptics, sensors, games, interactive film, etc. (with more than 40 world and U.S. premieres)

-The latest technology from Microsoft, Google, Oculus, Samsung, PlayStation, and many others

-Panels and conversations with leaders from the worlds of marketing, media, education, technology, and entertainment, including such visionaries as writer and director Steven Soderbergh; Richard Marks, Head of PlayStation Magic Lab; and Sam Esmail, creator of Mr. Robot 

-Main stage evening performances, including a night of music from NPR and a performance from an all-star cast of comedians, including Chris Gethard

-Immersive experiences, pop-up performances, food, and more.

As partners of FoST, CSI students, faculty, and staff will receive 50% off their tickets online with promo code CSI17.