Student handbook for the ETC class that started August 28 2023.
Caitlin Burns is a producer, strategist and specialist in emerging media. A pioneer of the concept of Transmedia Storytelling in Hollywood, she is best known for her work creating multiplatform narratives strategies for major film franchises, AAA console games, television shows and global brands. In addition to supervising and coordinating these projects with global production teams, she produced original work on new platforms for these intellectual properties varying from immersive cruise line experiences, social and digital media, interactive eBooks, VR, MR, WebVR and more.
She has since been at the forefront of the production of new experiential technologies – working with companies and creators to connect audiences to engaging experiences and artists with sustainable business models. She also served on the Board of the Producers’ Guild of America’s New Media Council for 6 years, with 3 as Vice Chair. She is currently on the Advisory board of Carnage Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center Press and the board of commercial space tourism company, Space Nation,
Her past projects include Pirates of the Caribbean, Fairies, Descendants and Tron Legacy for Disney, James Cameron’s Avatar for Fox, Halo for Microsoft, Happiness Factory for The Coca-Cola Company, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for Nickelodeon and Transformers for Hasbro, Sony, Showtime, Pepperidge Farm, Diageo, Serial Box Publishing Reed-Midem, Televisa, FEMSA, Wieden+Kennedy, Reebok, Stratasys, Space Nation, EY, The Yale School of Medicine and UNICEF Kid Power.