#21 Real World VR Panel + Demos + Party

This session we celebrate some of the best virtual reality films, arts, music and games in the industry over a panel discussion, Q&A session and demonstrations of work. Network with like-minded individuals over a drink – nibbles provided. Must register on Eventbrite.

Real World VR is one of Melbourne’s flagship XR-VR/AR/MR events. The event showcases some of the most inspiring leaders working with new technologies in Australia. This session, we discuss virtual reality filmmaking, gaming & AR simulation. Includes demos and networking + Kaiju Beer specials.

Panellists:
– Michael Beets – VR filmmaker
– More speakers to be announced
– Leah Bunny – Moderator

Demos & VR films:
– To be announced

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Michael Beets
Michael Beets’s is an award winning director. His virtual reality projects, music videos, and films have been screened at festivals around the world including Venice Film Festival, Cannes, Busan, Toronto International Film Festival, and the Melbourne International Film Festival. In 2018 his interactive VR work titled ‘The Unknown Patient’ was nominated for two awards at the 75th Venice Film Festival, and won the VR Award at the Adelaide Film Festival. He also won audience choice award for his music video Gordi: Bitter End at the St. Kilda Film Festival. Michael was also nominated for a 2019 ADG award for best direction in an immersive experience.

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+ Virtual Reality Experiences:
To be announced.

Previous guests have included Oculus/Facebook, HTC, Opaque Media, Zero Latency, Facebook, Google, Bob Brown Foundation, Marc-O-Matic, VRTOV, ABC, SBS VR, Start VR, MIFF VR, Film Victoria, Jumpgate, Humense, Staples VR, Phoria, PLOT Media, Transitions Film Festival, Melbourne University, NSW University, Ballarat Tech School & numerous award-winning filmmakers & producers.

Supported by HTC Vive, Staples VR, Loop Project Space & Bar & Kaiju Beer

Nov 12