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Marie-Espérance Cerda
Contract Lecturer

  • Office: RCC 141
  • Phone: 416-979-5319
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Marie-Espérance Cerda is a journalist working in virtual reality and online video. She is interested in engaging users through social and interactive storytelling and developing content for emerging technologies and platforms. She has given talks on how to approach VR from a journalistic perspective as well as on the basics for making a powerful immersive experience.

Master of Arts in Media Production, Ryerson University, Toronto (Ontario) Certificate in Journalism, Université de Montréal, Montreal (Quebec) B.A. in Political Science and Photography, Concordia University, Montreal (Quebec)

JRN 273 Boosting Media Techniques

“New Technologies, New Media, New Meanings for Journalism?” Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Intersections Cross-Sections Conference, Toronto, March 13-14, 2015

Guest Lecturer. “Comment faire de la réalité virtuelle en tant que journaliste,” Graduate Course Pratiques Innovantes en Journalisme given by the Department of Information and Communication, Université Laval, Québec, April 10, 2018

Invited Speaker. “How My Failures (and Those of Others) Will Help You Make Better Mobile VR/360 Video,” Hacks/Hackers Conference hosted by Connect Toronto, Sept. 24, 2016

Invited Speaker. “Storytelling in Virtual Reality,” Introduction to 360 and VR video workshop hosted by Charles Street Video, Toronto March 31, 2016

News and innovation, news narratives in emerging VR and AR media.