6.03.2020 at neimënster

As virtual reality content and interactive experiences are becoming more accessible  for the general public thanks to affordable headsets and due  to an increasing number of festivals embracing them  in their programming, international experts from a range of backgrounds will take stock of where we are and debate the future of immersive art and Entertainment.

From festival strategies to licensing issues, from immersive theatre to AI-based installations entering the festival sphere, the third edition of the Pavilion’s VR Day will shine a light on current trends and provide opportunities for exchanges and networking between attending professionals.

Download the complete programme here

9:30 - COFFEE

10:00 - OPENING

Guy Daleiden
CEO, Film Fund Luxembourg

Myriam Achard
Chief, New Media Partnerships and PR, PHI Montréal

10:15 - VR PITCH: The Merry Widow - Blanca Li, choreographer, dancer, film director


Case Study: Marshmallow Laser Feast - Eleanor Whitley, Executive Producer

Case Study: All Kinds of Limbo - Toby Coffey, Head of Digital Development, National Theater

Presentation: République, an interactive film by Simon Bouisson, co-written by Olivier Demangel. A France-Télévisions co-production
Annick Jakobowicz, Commissioning Editor for Storytelling Research, France Télévisions


11:45 - FOCUS ON...A.I.

Case Study: Algorithmic Perfumery - Frederik Duerinck, Director & Founder Scentronix

Keynote: Art and Science - An Emancipating Cross-fertilisation of Disciplines?
Thibaud Latour, Head of "Human Dynamics in Cognitive Environments" Research Unit, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Moderator: Jean-Paul Bertemes, Head of Science in Society, Luxembourg National Research Fund



Keynote: The Change / Future of Monetizing Your VR Projection
Jimmy Cheng, Director of Content / Business Operations, Iconic Engine

Case Study: Cosmos Within Us
Tupac Martir, Director, Satore Studio

Panel: Challenges and Opportunities of Including XR Content in Festival Programmes
Speakers: Fabien Siouffi, CEO & Founder, Fabbula, Curator, VR Arles / Nicolas Girard Deltruc, Director, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montréal / Lili Hinstin, Artistic Director, Locarno International Film Festival
Moderator: Astrid Kahmke, Medien.Bayern GmbH, Virtual Worlds Festival, Munich

In Conversation with Atlas V
Arnaud Colinart, Producer & Creative Director, Atlas V
Myriam Achard, Chief, New Media Partnerships and PR, PHI Montréal



Confirmed speakers and guests:

Jimmy Cheng
Director of Content / Business Operations, Iconic Engine

Arnaud Colinart 
Producer & Creative Director, Atlas V

Toby Coffey
Head of Digital Development,  National Theatre, London

Frederik Duerinck
Director Algorithmic Perfumery & Founder, Scentronix

Nicolas Girard Deltruc
Director, Festival du nouveau Cinema, Montréal

Lili Hinstin
Artistic Director, Locarno Film Festival

Annick Jakobowicz
Commisioning editor  for storytelling research,  France Télévisions

Astrid Kahmke
Medien.Bayern GmbH,  Virtual Worlds Festival, Munich

Thibaud Latour
Head of "Human Dynamics  In Cognitive Environments" Research Unit, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

Blanca Li
Choreographer, dancer,  film director

Tupac Martir
Director Cosmos Within Us  & Founder, Satore Studio

Eleanor Whitley
Executive Producer, Marshmallow Laser Feast 16:00  Q&A & Closing


Admission is free of charge but registration is required:

Simultaneous interpretation in French and English will be available.

Speaker lineup may be subject to unforeseen changes.

Fri 06/03 12:30 Neimënster Public
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