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MIT Hacking VR Speaker Series - VR in Science by Jessica Brillhart
Tue, May 2, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Google has been at the forefront of exploring new ways to shoot 360, VR stories. As the medium develops, how can VR be used to raise awareness about science-related project? How can it be used to tell stories about our bodies, our health? VR in developments sometimes mean collaborations with doctors, neuroscientists, data scientists. How can scientific knowledge inform creation and creation inform science?
Principal Filmmaker for VR, Google.Jessica Brillhart is the principal filmmaker for VR at Google. In 2009, she joined Google’s Creative Lab where she spearheaded numerous award winning shorts and documentaries before joining the Cardboard team in 2015. Since directing, World Tour–the first VR film made with the Jump ecosystem–Brillhart has continued traveling the world, filming and experimenting, all in an effort to better understand and help inform others about this emergent medium.
For the series program, visit arts.mit.edu/hacking-vr.