Audi Ireland and ADIFF (Audi Dublin International Film Festival) are providing festival-goers with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the future of entertainment with an exciting new Conference and Exhibition on virtual and augmented reality, taking place between 21st February and 4th March 2018 in Dublin.
Speakers at the event will include Diana Williams, Content Strategist at ILMxLAB, and Curtis Hickman, Co-Founder The VOID, both part of the team behind the amazing hyper reality experience Secrets of the Empire currently open at Downtown Disney at Disneyland, Disnet Springs at Walt Disney World and Westfield in London (read our review here).
Here’s all the details….
Immersive Stories: Conference brings world-class experts in virtual and augmented reality felds to Dublin for an inaugural two-day conference in the Round Room at the Mansion House. The concept for the event and bursary was inspired by Audi Ireland’s commitment to technological innovation and their interest in the evolution of flm and entertainment.
Focusing on the future of immersive entertainment, the Immersive Stories conference will explore how innovative and purposeful cross-platform storytelling allows us to shift from being passive observers to active participants in a story and how it is shaped. It’s not just about the exciting possibilities in telling new stories, but the chance to offer unique and thrilling new perspectives on existing ones.
Curated by Eoghan Cunneen, a senior software engineer at Lucasflm in San Francisco, speakers will include; Diana Williams, Content Strategist, Lucasflm & Creative Development Executive, ILMxLAB; and Curtis Hickman, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Offcer at acclaimed immersive entertainment company, The VOID.
Other Speakers include Colum Slevin, Head of Experience at Oculus VR; Solomon Rogers, Founder and CEO of Rewind; and Pink Kong Sudios Co-Founders Aoife Doyle and Niamh Herrity.
Pink King Studios, alongside writer Denis James Ryan, were recently awarded a bursary of €30,000 by Audi Ireland, ADIFF and Screen Training Ireland to produce their virtual reality concept Aurora which will premiere as part of Immersive Stories.
• Immersive Stories: Conference Early Bird: €80/€40 conc
• Immersive Stories: Conference Full Price: €95/€55 conc
• Immersive Stories: Exhibition: €10
• Season Ticket Holder: €80
Take the link below for more information and to book tickets.