This past fall Upworthy featured this inspirational and heatbreaking interview with Lydia that Thinkr produced. Elements of the storyline for My Sky is Falling were drawn from the life of Lydia Joyner, who was once a foster child.
The following is a look at the interaction design behind the My Sky is Falling prototype by Sarah Henry who captured the process and worked on the team. For full details please see the White Paper that Sarah authored in collaboration with the Harmony Institute and Reboot Stories. This project system map is of an – Read More –
The summer issue of Filmmaker Magazine has a comprehensive write up on MSiF. “Nervous laughter fills the air as a box of surgical masks is passed. Everyone is instructed to take one and place it over their mouths. With masks in position, the group of 12 is quickly ushered into an elevator. After a few – Read More –
My Sky is Falling (MSiF) is an experience design that harnesses technology and story to create empathy for the challenges faced by foster care children. MSiF was presented at Envision on Thursday, April 11 as an innovative project going beyond the screen. Envision is a program of IFP in collaboration with the United Nations Department – Read More –
We’re thrilled to announce that My Sky is Falling will be staging a special immersive experience at the IFP and UN’s Envision event. Now in its 3rd year, Envision explores the power of storytelling as a vehicle for social good. Envision’s annual gathering connects UN experts and NGOs with some of the most creative minds – Read More –
Elements of the storyline were drawn from the life of Lydia Joyner, who was once a foster child. She is the writer/director/producer of the film Sunny Lane. Here she is debriefing with participants via Skype.
The following was originally part of a special series entitled “Wish for the Future” for GOOD Magazine written by MSiF Executive Producer and Reboot Stories co-founder Lance Weiler. This past summer, I discovered the NGO Orange Duffle Bag. When a foster child turns 18, they are pushed out of care and encouraged to start their lives outside – Read More –