UT3D presents: Perspectives on VR & Immersive Media—
A Conversation with Jason Brenek, President of IMAX Home Entertainment
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Jason Brenek, President of IMAX Home Entertainment, former SVP of Disney's Worldwide Digital Cinema division and a McCombs School of Business alumnus, as he shares his perspective on VR and Immersive Media in a conversation moderated by media & technology attorney Michele Martell, co-founder of Austin Women in AR and VR.
5:30 to 6:15: Food & Demo VR from UT3D, UT's Immersive Media Program
6:15 to 6:30: UT 3D/VR Immersive Media Update from UT3D director, Don Howard, and VR instructor, Deepak Chetty
6:30 to 7:30: A conversation with Jason Brenek led by Michele Martell
7:30 to 8:00: Q&A
UT Live @ SXSW – UT3D / Immersive Reality Demonstrations & Panel
Sunday, March 12th - 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
310 space on West 2nd St. downtown, near the Moody Theater
RTF Lecturer Deepak Chetty (MFA ’15), UT3D Production/Post-Production Specialist Simon Quiroz (MFA ’13), and the UT3D Director, Associate Professor Don Howard will showcase their 360 degree 3D video work at a SXSW session titled “Emerging Realities.” Other presenters will be from the Department of English, showing a Jane Austen-themed virtual reality experience, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center, demonstrating an augmented reality air traffic control simulation. School of Journalism Director R.B. Brenner will introduce the demos.