We are currently finalizing 2019 offerings and will publish more information soon! View the 2018 highlights for professionals interested in AR/MR/VR below.
Game Developers • Network Executives • Advertising Agencies • Online Media Channels • App Developers • YOU
AR/MR/VR on the Show Floor in 2018
AR/MR/VR in the Education Program in 2018
2018 Featured Speakers
2018 Session Highlights
It's a Wide Wide World: Capturing Immersive Images
Saturday, April 7 - 1:30 pm - 2:35 pm
Technology has advanced far beyond stereoscopic 3D. Motion images can now include detailed volumetric representations of the real world, with interaction by real characters. This session will provide an overview of the range of contemporary image capture techniques, including 360-degree cameras, photogrammetry, free view-point video and light field cinematography, including recent work in creating standards for image interchange.
Beyond Cinema - The Emergence of Location Based Entertainment
Saturday, April 7 - 3:05 pm - 4:15 pm
With the emergence of virtual reality and haptics, there have been a significant push to bring VR-based entertainment experiences to young audiences in urban environments. So far, experimental sites have ranges from highly-interactive gaming to immersive storytelling to environmental experiences – blurring the line between physical and digital reality.
Audio in VR From Production to Post
Sunday, April 8 - 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Start with a walk through the steps of audio production and finishing in VR and 360 Video environments. Learn best practices for recording in the field and finishing in your DAWs. Then take a Deep Dive into a project as we look at it from both the technical and creative perspectives.
Cinematic Virtual Reality: It's Not the "What" of Storytelling that Changes; It's the "How"
Monday, April 9 - 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Join renown cinematic VR producer, Brian Seth Hurst, Founder and Chief Storyteller at StoryTech Immersive, and walk through a case study in cinematic VR production. Some of the questions that will be answered...What techniques, if any from the 100-year history of film can translate into immersive storytelling? What new best practices are emerging? How do you ride the wave of changing camera technology and postproduction workflows? How much do you have to hack the tech do get what you want? How do you truly make sure that the technology is serving the story rather than distracting the audience? This session is for traditional filmmakers and producers to those already experienced the tale-telling potential of immersive content.
Immersive Content Gets Real
Wednesday, April 11 - 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Virtual, augmented, or mixed immersive content has been the talk of the town for the last few years as content producers vie to get in the game, but, what's the business model behind all of it? And if you build it, will they come? How do you drive distribution and engagement on a content platform that has new technology rolling out all the time? We'll hear from industry players on the state of the industry for marketing and how brands and publishers are finding great success as they use immersive content to drive ad revenue.
Featured 2018 Events and Highlights
Inspired and hosted by industry organizations, these curated meetups bring together a broad variety of professionals looking to connect through idea sharing, learning and networking.