The play

The Tempest

A play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.

First Folio

Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies is the 1623 published collection of William Shakespeare’s plays. Modern scholars commonly refer to it as the “First Folio”.

In film

Wikipedia lists 14 screen adaptations of  The Tempest for TV and film.In our creative process, two films can be highlighted.

Tech productions

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) along the technological support of Intel, produced The Tempest using ground breaking live motion capture technology to recreate the spirit, Ariel.

Narrative arcs and excerpt

The play is structured in several story threads. For the experiment, we chose a narrative excerpt from the original play.