The New Storytellers

Tuesday, January 29, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Filmmaker Lodge, 550 Main St. (2nd floor)

With scientists employing a range of popular media platforms and storytellers finding imaginative new ways to render science narratives in film, television, and emerging media, have we entered a great new era of public understanding of science—one that’s finding fresh ways to spark popular imagination? Sev Ohanian (writer/producer of Searching), Heather Berlin (neuroscientist, professor, and host of Science Goes to the Movies), Kerry Bishé (Halt and Catch Fire), Paula Apsell (executive producer of NOVA), and Janna Levin (astrophysicist, writer, and host of the NOVA feature Black Hole Apocalypse) will explore the surge in popular science narratives and captivating voices.

Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


Sev Ohanian
Heather Berlin
Kerry Bishe
Paula Apsell
Janna Levin
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