What VR Can Learn from Theatre and Film

Friday, January 25, 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Box at The Ray, 1768 Park Ave.

What happens when a traditional documentary filmmaker and a theatre troupe dip their toes into VR for the first time? How can classic forms of storytelling help make VR both meaningful and entertaining in ways traditional formats have perfected over centuries? Join Academy Award–winning director Roger Ross Williams, theatre director Tara Ahmadinejad (Piehole), and VR creators Sam Gorman (Tender Claws) and Félix Lajeunesse (Felix & Paul Studios) as they examine this convergence of forms that continues to elevate the craft of VR. The panel will be moderated by Yelena Rachitsky

Presented by Oculus from Facebook


Roger Ross Williams
Tara Ahmadinejad
Sam Gorman
Félix Lajeunesse
Yelena Rachitsky
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