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Saturday, April 15 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
From VFX to VR: How to transition! Presented By Cinefex

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VFX to VR -- 360° Video/ Game Engine -- The Similarities, The Differences

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Bernice Howes

VFX Producer
Bernice began her career at The American Film Institute in Los Angeles and landed on such shows as the Emmy-winning hit series, thirtysomething. She has been producing visual effects for film and television for over twenty years and won an Emmy for her producing work on National Geographic’s “Predator’s at War”,Her production and post experience led her to explore the new frontier of virtual reality 360° projects. Last... Read More →

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emily cooper

Producer & Director, Holor Media
Emily Cooper got her start in virtual reality at Robert Stromberg's The Virtual Reality Company as their first outside hire. During her time at VRC, Emily focused on live action Virtual Reality. She worked with multiple Grammy Award winning artists, olympic athletes, and notable studios. She directed the VR for the 2016 Interactive Emmy Finalist project, The World Cup of Hip Hop: Take Back the Mic. She also served as the Production Coordinator... Read More →
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Ben Grossmann

Co-Founder & CEO, Magnopus
Ben Grossmann is co-founder of Magnopus, a VR content & technology company of more than 60 artists and engineers in Los Angeles. He is an Oscar-winning and Emmy Award-winning visual effects supervisor on feature films where his virtual production techniques have dovetailed into leadership in VR/AR projects. Through Magnopus’ work in virtual and mixed reality since 2014, he has contributed to the company’s success in an array of... Read More →
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Aruna Inversin

Creative Director & VFX Supervisor, Digital Domain
Aruna Inversin has been with Digital Domain for over a decade, and has been working in the visual effects industry for more than 20 years. Working around the world starting in Northern California, British Columbia, and Australia he is currently based in Los Angeles. His experience and expertise has contributed to his many accolades, including two Emmy nominations, and a Visual Effects Society nomination for the first Virtual Reality... Read More →
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Sam Macaroni

Director, Thundership
Prior to founding Thundership, Sam Macaroni was an Executive Producer/Director at The Walt Disney Company. He has written and directed successful branded entertainment campaigns for M&M’s, Windex, AT&T, Canon, JCPenney, Hot Wheels, Sony Pictures, Pepsi, Disney, the NFL, and many more. His recent work developing new standards in the budding VR space has garnered major press. | | Sam has written and directed original VR films for... Read More →


Saturday April 15, 2017 4:30pm - 5:20pm
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