Hosted by the Infocommunications Media Development Authority of Singapore, the inaugural VR X SMF Ignite is a full day conference that will bring together technologists, creators, developers and users from the region to exchange insights on the Virtual Reality (VR) and immersive media ecosystem and discuss how this new paradigm can create opportunities for businesses in media. VR X SMF Ignite participants can also look forward to an exhibition of VR content and technology on level 5 of the Marina Bay Sands from 29 November to 1 December, co-located with Asia TV Forum & Market.
Director of Content and Platform Strategy at ILMxLAB (U.S.)
ILMXLAB is Lucasfilm’s newest laboratory for immersive entertainment. Catch the pioneering spirit that inspired storytellers and technical artists to improvise, innovate, and imagine a galaxy far, far away. A must-attend session that will update the industry on what the combined talents of Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound are coming up with now.
Founder and CEO of UCCVR, Ultimate Creators Create Virtual Reality (Singapore)
Allen has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, working on projects that range from technology solutions to product development. He will speak about key insights in the VR/AR ecosystem in China and UCCVR’s experience in this market, including their learnings as organisers of the annual Worldwide Global Creators Community VR Film Festival (which will be into the 3rd year next year), and potential innovative user experiences deployed in the enterprise in the space of VR/AR.
CEO of World VR Forum (Geneva)
In 2016, Salar initiated the WorldVRlab which finds, develops, and supports extraordinary creative talent who are devoted to crafting the immersive language of Virtual Reality. He will be sharing key insights on trends and latest developments in the VR industry globally for both content/storytelling and enterprise usage.
VR Consultant & Post Production Specialist of Neotopy (France)
Alexandre has worked with French director Luc Jacquet, who directed the documentary La Marche de l’Empereur (March of the Penguins), which received an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2006. He will share his experience through the postproduction process: conform, colour grading, finishing, and creating and compositing of VFX, as well as being an advisor for the storytelling. He will also give a peek into his new 360VR project, as he dives “into the shark pack”.
Founder and CEO of VSStory
Jacqui is the Managing Partner of VSStory (Vision Strategy Storytelling), a Storytelling Strategy Company; enabling Visionary Companies to scale through powerful storytelling and strategic thinking. Also cofounder of the Singapore Eco Film Festival, she’s a 2 time TEDx speaker, selected Forbes 30 under 30, and building the B Corp Movement into Southeast Asia.
TEE JIA HEN
Co-founder of VRCollab
Creative Technologist of Immersively
(More speakers and panellists to be anounced)
Participants can also look forward to an exhibition of VR content and technology on Level 5 of the Marina Bay Sands from 29 November to 1 December. The VR exhibition will showcase the innovative use of VR for entertainment, and explore immersive media solutions for enterprises.
Registration is free, with accreditation. Click the registration button above to sign up now!