Karen Palmer is an Award Winning Multi-Disciplinary Immersive Filmmaker. Her digital films fuse storytelling and technology. 2016 the RIOT prototype with Facial Emotional Detection premiered at Festival of The Mind then The Future of Storytelling New York. RIOT received great reviews including the New York Times and extensive articles in NBC and The Guardian respectively.
Karen is a respected international public speaker on New Tech and Storytelling as she shares her vision for the future of Gaming/ Film / Wellbeing and Technology. She has been invited to the Google Cultural Institute in Paris to talk about her work and has been a TEDx Australia Speaker at the Sydney Opera House. Her talk on the future of gaming, film and technology titled “Your Brain is a Remote Control” was a TEDx Australia highlight. She has been a keynote speaker at DiGRA 2015 The World’s Leading Academic Digital Games Conference Germany. Her neurogaming installation SYNCSELF 2 was exhibited at the V&A and The Sheffield International Doc Festival 2015. Commissions include the 2012 London Olympics Cultural Lead and an HBO Award nominations at Filmteractive Festival in Poland.