Filmmakers keynote Sunday’s Immersed conference

Immersed Conference and Exhibition Demonstrates How Virtual Reality Is the Real Deal

Jaunt, New Deal Studios, iZugar Studio, and More Will Envelop the Senses

TORONTO, ON – Organized by The Immersive Technology Alliance, Immersed features two days of sessions led by leaders in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D. Taking place at 99 Sudbury in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, November 23rd to Monday, November 24th, full registration includes sessions, meals, and priority exhibit access. Free public exhibition runs 2:00PM to 5:30PM on Sunday. Pre-Register to ensure access!

“Immersed is Canada’s premiere gathering of creative and technology VR and immersive minds,” said James Stewart, CEO of Geneva Film Company. “Geneva Film Co. is very excited about bringing ideas and creativity to the next immersive platform — 360 3D. If you are inspired by technology, you have to be there.”

Jaunt and New Deal Studios will showcase the cutting edge of storytelling with Jaunt’s 360-degree, stereoscopic cinematic VR capture and display technology. Viewers will be “inside” the action with “The Mission,” a WWII rescue mission film directed by Matthew Gratzner, complete with Tanks, pyrotechnics, firefights and close combat; “Black Mass,” a horror vignette from Gregory Plotkin, Director of the Paranormal Activity movie; and “Kaiju Fury,” from Ian Hunter, featuring a massive scale city torn to shreds by rampaging Kaiju. New Deal Studios’ work is also seen in the “Interstellar” movie.

(Image courtesy The Immersive Technology Alliance.)

(Image courtesy The Immersive Technology Alliance.)

More reveals to come! Additional production experts include iZugar Studio and Geneva Film Company.

“Immersed is going to be a great opportunity to see and try the latest VR technologies. With immersiveness plus 3D plus interactivity, VR movies shall be a lot more enjoyable and will be a fast growing medium in the next 10 years. We shall demonstrate our Z6X3D, the smallest and most powerful VR video system available for production houses to make their own 6K stereoscopic 3D content in 360-degree format. Future-proofing VR film making is an affordable option, and you will see it at Immersed,” said KC Lai, CEO of iZugar Studio.

Premium level sponsors include Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) and ImmersiON-VRelia. Founding Partners are Canada Media Fund and Ontario Centres of Excellence.

Speakers include John Gaeta (The Matrix Trilogy Academy Award winner, Lucasfilm), Mary Spio (Next Galaxy), Ian Hunter (New Deal Studios), Neil Trevett (The Khronos Group, Nvidia), Scott Broock (Jaunt), Habib Zargarpour (Microsoft Studios), Gord Harris (Christie Digital), David Nalasco (AMD), James Milward (Secret Location), Ana Serrano (Canadian Film Centre Media Lab), Ray Sharma (XMG Studio), and more.
Media, investment community, and the world’s leading experts will be at Immersed. All the tools needed to firm up a career or business with immersive content or technology will be present.

Discount code “ImmerseMe” reduces registration by $75. Exciting prizes will be drawn for preshow registrants!

Register at: http://www.getimmersed.com

About The Immersive Technology Alliance

Non-profit and non-proprietary, The Immersive Technology Alliance is the official voice and industry body for technologies like augmented and virtual reality, 3D, gesture technology, and more.

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