Rob Morgan

Creative Director, Playlines, United Kingdom

Rob is an immersive experience designer, digital dramaturge, and founder of Playlines. As a Lead Game Writer at PlayStation, Rob wrote the first hands-on PlayStationVR demo, and co-wrote with J.K. Rowling the Platinum-selling AR PlayStation title Wonderbook: Book of Spells and its sequel Book of Potions. Rob was also Content Editor for the multi-award-winning mobile game 80 Days (TIME’s Game of the Year 2015).

Rob wrote and narrative-designed the HoloLens experience ‘SlushPolis Story’ (Future of Storytelling Prize 2017) and wrote and voice-directed the acclaimed A Fisherman’s Tale (Game of the Year, VR Awards 2019), as well as writing and dramaturging several acclaimed VR/360° films.

Rob is currently acting as Dramaturge / Digital Dramaturge on new immersive productions for Arts Council Northern Ireland and Teatru Malta. As head of Playlines, Rob co-devised and directed the groundbreaking site-specific AR Grime opera ‘CONSEQUENCES’ (Official Selection, Raindance 2019) with record-breaking rapper Harry Shotta. Rob recently concluded Playlines’ 2020 residency at the National Gallery, and is currently helping to develop new “multichannel curation” tools for museums and galleries.


15:00-16:30

22 october 2021 - Day 4

Voices from the Cultural Management and Policy Community

Welcome and introduction by Isabel Verdet, ENCATC Research Manager

"Understanding and Supporting Creative Economies in Africa" presented by Roberta Comunian

"Playlines" presented by Rob Morgan

“Music production in European context: mapping of similar degree programmes” presented by Daniela Peclová

"Cuban-European Youth Academy" presented by Lea Jakob

“EU Heritage” presented by Paolo Montemurro

“EDUCRO - EDU Creating Customer Value Through Cross-Border Cooperation” presented by Olga Bogdanova