You are invited to VR | irl – Virtual Reality and Storyteller Mash Up with SQ & QUT Creative Industries (15 April | 4-6pm)


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You are invited to VR | irl – Virtual Reality and Storyteller Mash Up

with SQ & QUT Creative Industries

Get in quick – only 50 tickets available! First in, best dressed.

Screen Queensland (SQ) is thrilled to be working with QUT Creative Industries to bring to you a special panel event on Friday 15 April, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, taking you further inside the world of Virtual Reality.

With the launch of the SQ and SBS Virtual Reality (VR) initiative Untold Australia Season 2 (deadline extended to 5.00pm, Monday 18 April 2016) – SQ understands the importance of bringing technology creators and screen practitioners together in a physical space to ensure stories and ideas can manifest in the virtual space.

SQ and QUT Creative Industries aim to bring local VR contacts and companies together to start collaborations for immersive Queensland stories in the world of Virtual.

EVENT TAKEAWAYS

Local studios and technicians:

> to give you an overview of main production options for VR.

> to demonstrate VR technologies (options, access, capacity) in sound, camera, HUDs, 3D Engines, editing.

> to discuss how they could assist and/or collaborate with content makers – and aspiring VR film and TV makers.

> to encourage connections with local content makers and VR producers.

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** EVENT DETAILS **

Screen Queensland and QUT Creative Industries – VR | irl – Virtual Reality and Storyteller Mash Up

Date: Friday 15 April 2016

Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm

4.00 – 5.00pm – main event featuring:

> Thomas MacNamara from Light Weave (formerly CodeLoaf)  –  VR game developers working with Oculus, Vive and Unity

> Phil Hagstrom from Khemistry who will be demonstrating 360 degree filming, cameras and editing processes for VR display

> David Gaylard from Wild Blue Sound who will demo and present 3D sound recording, editing and localisation for VR environments

5.00 – 6.00pm – networking event

Location: The Cube, QUT Gardens Point Campus, P Block Room 419 (The Forum), 2 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

RSVP*: Click here to register via the Eventbrite page.

Tickets are limited to this FREE event and therefore get in early to register!

*If you register for the event and can no longer make it, please ensure to let SQ know by emailing screenqld@screenqld.com.au or phone SQ at (07) 3248 0500.  This will allow SQ to notify those on the event wait list.

** If you have registered and do not turn up to the event (without having let us know beforehand) you will be added to an automatic waiting list for future events so that we can be fair to those people who wish to attend our events.