Story-Telling and Emotions in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Friday, April 20
8:15 - 10:00 AM
International School of Helsinki, Selkämerenkatu 11, Helsinki
Scriptwriter, Director and Showrunner
Emma Taulo is a scriptwriter, director and showrunner who works with new ways of storytelling in both fictional and non-fictional programming. Her work concentrates on themes and topics related to national identity, collective myths and rarely heard historical stories.
Her latest works include the drama series Seventeen (Yle 2017), which tells the story of Finnish independence, and a mobile game olivia_18, which continues the story of 1917 online. At the moment, Taulo is working on a sequel for the mobile game and a radio show about cultural identities. She shares her time between Helsinki and Berlin.
Saku Tuominen founded Broadcasters, one of the most successful Finnish independent TV production companies, with Juha Tynkkynen in 1989. In 2009-2010, he was Chief Creative Officer of Zodiak Entertainment, the world’s third largest TV production company, based in London. During his 20 years in television, he has produced thousands of hours of programming and created nearly 100 TV formats.
In 2009, Tuominen founded Idealist Group, a production company of ideas, whose mission is to improve the world with bold, well-executed ideas. Currently he is fully concentrated on improving K12 education globally through his education company HundrED. He has taught creativity and innovation in more than one hundred companies around the world, as well as Aalto University. He shares his time between Helsinki and Paterno, Italy.