Kim Leigh Pontin

Narrative Design for Immersive Storytelling


As Creative Director at Nexus Interactive Arts, Kim-Leigh specialises in directing interactive volumetric capture experiences, as well as interactive narrative design for emerging tech. Kim-Leigh’s background is in XR, interactive TV, emerging technology interaction design, and interactive storytelling. Kim-Leigh brings ideas of embodied interaction and speculative design to the world of television production and product design. Previously she was at Sky VR Studios, the BBC, Amazon and Apple. She studied Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Kim-Leigh has won a BAFTA, Emmy & D&AD for interactive TV work, and three VR pieces that Kim-Leigh directed were recently shown at the Venice Film Festival (2017, 18 & 19).