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Vassiliki Khonsari

iNK Stories
Co-Founder / Director / Producer
Director/Producer/Co-Founder of iNK Stories––the award winning interactive storytelling studio Fast Company calls an “innovation agent”. Known for paving the way for a new wave of cinematic participatory experiences recent titles include the genre defining location based multi-sensory installation, Hero (Winner of Lumiere Award ‘19, Sundance '18, Winner of Tribeca Film Festival Storyscapes Award '18); Fire Escape, Interactive VR series made in partnership with Google (Telly Award, Tribeca '18, Winner of Infinity Film Festival, Winner of Nexon Award, NYFF, Indiecade Finalist, International Mobile Game Award Nominee, NYC Game Critics Finalist), Blindfold, Interactive VR, (Sheffield; FoST, Oslo Freedom Forum, Games For Change, CPJ, Human Rights Festival), 1979 Revolution, a cinematic video game, (BAFTA nomination, Facebook's Game of the Year, Sundance, Tribeca, UNESCO, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (DICE), International Mobile Game Awards, IndieCade Winner).

A visual anthropologist, Khonsari's documentary work has broadcasted in more than 20 countries on Netflix, ESPN, Sundance Channel, Discovery, TLC, MTV.

A member of the Academy of Interactive Sciences, PGA WIN’s Culture Shift contributor, Fellow of Sundance Institute New Frontier Story Lab, recipient of support from the The Doris Duke Foundation, IFP, MADE IN NY Innovation Grant. Khonsari contributes to the landscape of technology, story and social impact to reframe an equitable future––at labs, workshops and institutions such as the Sundance Institute, United Nations, Princeton University, Yale University, SXSW, FoST, Phi Centre, Johns Hopkins ISET Summit, CPH:DOX, Oslo Freedom Forum, Produced By Conferences, IDFA, Telly Awards, Jury for One World Media Festival and more.