Workshop on Cinematic VR and Immersive Storytelling: Program

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Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering


Video recordings of presentations
(minus introductions)


8:00 - 8:45 a.m.Registration
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.WelcomeJoyce Farrell and Dave Singhal
Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.Human Sensory Systems, Perception, and Immersive Digital ExperiencesBrian Schowengerdt, Co-Founder of Magic Leap
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.Immersive Audio Technologies for VRNils Peters, Senior Research Engineer at Qualcomm
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.An Introduction to the Cinematic VR PipelineHaricharan Lakshman, Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.Panel: Immersive CaptureModerator: Bernd Girod, Stanford University

Arthur van Hoff, Founder and CTO of Jaunt

Tim Macmillan, Senior Manager Advanced Products at GoPro

Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering at Facebook

Jay Brown, CTO of Condition One
11:45 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.Cinematics beyond 360 Moderator: Chris Bregler, Google

John Gaeta, Executive Creative Director, Lucasfilm New Media, ILMx

Linc Gasking, CEO of 8i

Steve Sullivan, Partner Development Lead for Holographic Video, HoloLens project, Microsoft

Richard Marks, Head of Playstation Magic Lab for Sony Interactive Entertainment R&D
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.Panel : Delivering Cinematic VR: Platform and technology challenges and solutionsModerator: David Cardinal, ExtremeTech and Cardinal Photo

Daryl Sartain, Director of Virtual Reality at AMD

Sylvio Druoin, EVP of Unity Labs

Jason Paul, General Manager of Virtual Reality and Emerging Technologies at NVIDIA

Michael Lee, VP of Software, Razer
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.Coffee Break
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.Panel: Immersive Storytelling Moderator: Karen Dufilho-Rosen, Executive Producer at Google

Cliff Plumer, President of Jaunt Studios

Marcelle Hopkins, Freelance journalist

Kevin Cornish, Founder, Fourth Dimension

Jan Pinkava, Creative Director at Google

Chris Milk, Founder and CEO of Vrse Inc.
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.Interactive Demo Session
6:00- 8:30 p.m.VR in China
Dinner included
Separate registration required