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400 | The Business of Virtual Reality with Erika Barraza

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2137 Glyndon Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90291

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Due to the limited space available for our masterclass, we are no longer selling tickets. If you would like to join one of the remaining spots, we are requesting those interested to email

If you’re ready to break-through into a new reality– maybe a new career path, or technical discipline– or ready to create your own immersive experiences and pioneer a new medium! making360 is the place where beyond learning– connecting and creating in mixed reality is possible– virtually overnight!

Meet your Instructor

Erika Barraza - Founder of Emerging Visual Realities

Erika focuses her work in VR on democratizing access to virtual reality creation, distribution, and viewing access to people all over the world. Prior to launching Emerging Visual Realities, Erika worked at Singularity University working closely with elite global NGOs, new and agile nonprofits, and startups all focused in integrating Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain solutions into their operations. Her work has launched activations in VR and assorted technologies in a diversity of socioeconomic communities, in the United States, Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Erika is a graduate of Hult International Business School where she completed a Master Social Entrepreneurship, and a graduate of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor where she studied Theater and English. Her work has been recognized by Asohka for Building Vibrant Communities: Activating Empathy to Create Change.

Amanda Shelby - VR Producer

After a decade in broadcast entertainment, Amanda had a successful tenure as the Head of VR Production at Radiant Images, working with clients such as Facebook, Hyundai, Disney, and the Obama Administration. Recently, Amanda launched her own VR company to work as an independent VR producer and consultant to create custom solutions for a wide range of clients. She specializes in developing new VR tools and workflow solutions that ensure the creative vision is flawlessly executed for an immersive audience experience. Amanda has also created custom formats that seamlessly include brand integration and product placement. Whether it is exciting television documentaries or futuristic VR narratives, Amanda has a proven track record for delivering high-quality and inspiring productions.


In this intensive 4-hour workshop, you'll receive hands-on, 1:1 teaching, focused on developing your concept, helping you to break into thef fastest growing inudstries in media and entertainment.

  • Demystifying VR / AR / 360˚ Video and Audio

  • Pitching: Brands, Distributors, Festivals

  • Budgeting a VR Production

  • Avenues for Monetization


- Bring your laptop!

- Beginner friendly, no prior experience required.

What’s included

- 4 Hours of intensive skills training & networking dinner

- VR Headsets to review most popular vr project

- access to work with Instructors one-on-one

- access to all workshop materials, keynotes and footage

- free download of making360’s online PDF and all its sample footage

- access to making360’s RAD pad & talents

Want to learn more about making360?

Join us on MeetUp, then RSVP to visit the making360 garage, and get an up-close and personal view of our high-tech poolside setup and outdoor classroom. Every month, you’ll be invited to hang at our open houses, as well as mixers where we gather and proudly host some of the best and most interesting creators, producers, and investors in new media.

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