Bristol VR Lab is going to be hosting its second “Afternoon Seminars” event between 1-2pm on 18th January, 2018. The theme for the session is “Establishing the VR Language of Storytelling”. BVRL will be inviting local companies working in the surrounding fields along with VR and AR professionals in the area

Speakers include:

Lisa Golden (VR Journalist at The Guardian’s VR team):Experienced Producer/Assistant Producer with experience in research, development and post-production at Al Jazeera. Well-versed in development, cultural and social issues, with additional strength in southern Africa and the MENA region. Worked in studio, post-production and field. Strong social media planning, implementation and distribution history as well as self-shooting and editing online content.

Catherine Allen (VR curator and producer): Catherine led the creation of two of the BBC’s first VR experiences and provides her expert op-eds, comment and analysis to outlets including Wired magazine, The Guardian, VRFocus, Gizmodo, Tech Radar and Tech Crunch. She is part of the BAFTA VR advisory team, sitting on the education committee, and has judged VR for both Sheffield Doc Fest and Raindance film festivals.

David Green (Researcher at UWE): David is a multi-skilled researcher and creative practitioner, with expertise in documentary-making, immersive media, creative coding, rapid prototyping/hardware hacking, human-computer interaction and co-design / co-creation.

If you’d like to come along or be further involved please register on the Eventbrite page.

Bristol VR Lab is located on the first floor of the Leadworks building. The main entrance is via Bristol Aquarium and there is a push button doorbell on the left as you arrive. On entry to the lab there is a flight of stairs or a lift that may require support to use. Please let us know via email what access requirements you may have and we will be happy to assist you.