Convivial | Emerging Media Design Studio

Emerging media design and prototyping focusing on deep social impact storytelling projects

About Convivial

Convivial’s Name

Convivial is inspired by ideas in Ivan Illich’s Tools for Conviviality (1973).

Patricia G. Antelles

Patricia G. Antelles

As an emerging media creator and evangelist Patricia works on cutting edge experiential media projects.  As a story-based Content Media Producer, she is a frequent collaborator with filmmakers, artists and groups producing participatory story-based experiences. Her passion for emerging technology research, design and prototyping experiences is renewed when asked to promote engaging and important immersive works in public space conferences and exhibits.

Melinda Hess

Melinda Hess

Melinda Hess is a Jewish artist, film editor and currently Director and producer of documentary films. Her career spans thirty years in film, video and interactive media. She extends her editing skills to interactive as a time-based media creator. Her background as a film editor inspires her interactive video sensibility and narrative approach to non-narrative storytelling. Melinda is filmmaker in Residence at San Francisco The Jewish Film Institute.