David Johnston
Lead Technologist Digital Catapult

David Johnston joined BBC R&D in 2017. Prior to this he’s worked in Film post-production on features such as Casino Royale, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them and The Chronicles Of Narnia. David studied Computer Science at the University Of Essex for a year followed by a BA in Film & Literature.

Working in Future Experiences as the Senior Product Manager for Virtual & Augmented Reality, David is looking at how VR/AR and other immersive technologies can be applied to the BBC Public Service as well as enabling other areas of the BBC and the wider digital economy.


Oct 17

13:00 - 13:45

Hall 2
Main Stage

XR's impact on Storytelling & Journalism

Mary Matheson | Arizona State University

Alexandra Hussenot | Immersionn

Angie Davis | Anicca Media

David Johnston | Digital Catapult

Kay Meseberg | ARTE

Thomas Seymat | Euronews