USC Cinematic Arts

This unique event is presented by USITT–Scene Design Commission in partnership with 5D | The Future of Immersive Design.

Breaking the Box is the sequel to the wildly successful session "The Future of Theatre Minds in Immersive Design" presented in partnership with 5D | The Future of Immersive Design Conference at USITT Kansas City 2010. We put to the test how technology has changed the way we think and work as collaborative artists within narrative design.

Participants in the Breaking the Box Collaboration Challenge will present their out-of-the-box projects, showing how narrative collaboration can be utilized in a variety industries. Join our distinguished panel of the most innovative minds leading the way and learn how they are altering the formula of narrative collaboration.


  • Moderator:
    Panela Leung
    Designer Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University