iLunch is Interactive Ontario‘s monthly lunch-and-learn series that provides skills development and networking to interactive digital media producers and those in other sectors wishing to learn more or collaborate with IDM creators. Each session includes lunch, a panel discussion or presentation, Q&A and networking time.
iLunch – Positioning Within the Global VR Industry – Session Details
Join University of Waterloo’s Gada Jane to explore international trends in the VR content industry. She will be sharing insights about how the industry has developed in different regions to provide international context to its current state and potential in Canada.
As a Research Associate at UW’s Games Institute, Gada is specialised in storytelling with new technologies. She is building an international network of industry and academic partners and leads collaborations on research+creation projects on narrative VR. She has interviewed and worked with leading VR tech and content companies globally. She is also the Creative Director for Velvet Icons Productions, a production company that brings storytelling at the centre of new media, film, and VR.
She will be talking about the diverse approaches to creating, funding and distributing content worldwide.
- 12:00pm – 12:30pm – Networking Lunch
- 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Presentation and Q&A