Dylan Roberts, Stephen’s business and creative partner at Freelance Society, stood in front of me, smiling. A Texan by birthright, Roberts recently moved to Tulsa and will be at the Tulsa Overground Film & Music Festival to show off the virtual reality (VR) technology behind his reporting techniques and give insight to the possibilities VR brings to the storytelling world.
The 27-year-old has traveled the world, started his own video production and 360 VR company, and had a mortar land on the hood of a military vehicle he was inside of in northern Iraq....
Dylan Roberts always has felt compelled to tell stories through a lens. And the more dangerous the venue, the better. He has been to places such as Iraq,
Christian Stephen is behind the first-ever virtual reality film from a warzone ‘Welcome to Aleppo’, capturing a 360-degree-view from the most dangerous city in Syria. Christian is the Global Editor at RYOT, a digital news platform reporting worldwide. He has been documenting conflicts for the past 5 years in Gaza, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Central African Republic and many more. He has worked for various organizations, such as VICE, MSNBC, and Vocativ.