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Developing Adapted Works for Virtual Reality

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44 Tehama St

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The creative canvas of virtual reality allows for new ways to experience stories and express creativity. Using examples from Arcturus Studio’s VR production, an adaptation of Brandon Sanderson's book The Way of Kings, we'll talk about the artistic and technical challenges of developing adapted works for VR.

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Ewan Johnson

Ewan Johnson is a virtual reality creative director focused on the creation of narrative Virtual Reality experiences. Recent projects include work for the Denver Broncos, NBC Universal and Björk. As a digital cinematography for Pixar Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation he worked on CG pioneering films such as Toy Story, Monsters, Inc. and the Madagascar series. With over 20 years of feature film animation experience, he brings a deep knowledge of film production to the process.


Arcturus Studio (Unit of DMG Entertainment) - Driven by a passion to entertain we create stories and technology to expand the boundaries of your imagination. We focus our extensive expertise in computer animation, game design and new technologies to create interactive narrative experiences. Arcturus delivers experiences across the full range of VR platforms including the HTC VIve, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream and the Samsung Gear VR.


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6:30 PM - Doors open, mingling, and networking

7:00 PM - Meetup kickoff & introductions

7:15 PM - Speaker Presentation

8:15 PM - Audience Q/A


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