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Entertainment VR/AR: Chained: Motion-Capture and Live Actors at the Center of VR

Ethan Stearns (EVP Content, MWM Interactive)

Justin Denton (Director, Independent)

Location: Room 2010, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 16

Time: 1:20pm - 1:50pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, VRDC Add On - Get your pass now!

Topic: VR/AR

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Director Justin Denton and Executive Producer Ethan Stearns explain the vision behind the Immersive Theatre VR Experience, "Chained: A Victorian Nightmare" and how they used motion capture and VR technology to put guests at the center of this adaptation of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". Denton and Stearns walk through each technical pipeline and explain how they integrated a live actor into a digital world allowing guests to reach out and touch, communicate, and connect with a CG character.


Attendees will better understand how they can use motion capture in live real time pipeline, as well as how these technologies can be used to create deeper connections to characters in VR and in Location Based Entertainment.

Intended Audience

Developers working in real time motion capture pipelines, developers working in location based VR entertainment and those interested in the combination of theatre and digital experiences.