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VRSC Festival 2016

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VRSC is proud to present its 1st annual Festival and Demo Day sponsored by The Walt Disney Company! The best VR projects from Southern California's students are presented in our Demo Day and the teams compete for prizes up to $5,000! The Festival also includes panels from leaders throughout the VR/AR industry and demos of their latest and greatest technologies. View the schedule of panels below.

Student Demo Day Categories:
-360 Live Action Video
-360 Animation
-Interactive Virtual Reality Game
-Augmented Reality
-Immersive Technology

Location: USC School of Cinematic Arts Courtyard, SCA & SCI Building Lobbies

10:00 AM: Start of Festival - Exhibitor booths (students and companies) begin showcasing work.

10:00AM: Panel 1: "VR Digital Content Strategy and Monetization" w/ panelists Nicolas Alparaz (Feldspar Ventures); Brian Anderson (Harper Partners); James Creech (Bent Pixels); Chadwick Turner (Circle VR); Moderator Luke Wang

11:00AM: Panel 2: "The VR/AR Landscape" w/ panelists Eric Hanson (xRez), Max Planck (Oculus Story Studio), Eric Furie (USC Mocap), Ben Conway (VNTANA)

12:00PM: Panel 3: "Welcome To A New World Of Storytelling" w/ Interlude Ltd.

1:00PM: Panel 4: VR Film: “Marriage Equality VR” w/ Celine Tricart, Filmmaker (Lucid Dreams Productions)

2:00PM: Panel 5: "Seed & Spark - Crowdfunding/Marketing" w/ Gerry Maravilla

3:30PM: Disney Keynote Presentation w/ Ben Havey (VP, Disney Technology Innovation Group)

4:20PM: Student VR Festival Award Ceremony

5:00PM: Closing Remarks