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Sunday, October 16 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Space Out of Time: Expanding the Page for VR

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VR isn't a new genre; it's a new medium. Drawing on its relationships to cinema, immersive theatre, and video games, we'll explore how the spherical frame of live-action VR creates new challenges—and possibilities—for the contemporary screenwriter.

This panel is presented by Seed&Spark.

Moderators
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Emily Best

founder/CEO Seed&Spark; co-creator F*ck Yes!
Emily Best founded Seed&Spark to make a contribution to the truly independent community in which she would like to make moving pictures. Synthesizing subscription streaming and crowdfunding, Seed&Spark delivers sustainability for artists and diversity of content for audiences - and has the highest crowdfunding success rate in the world (over 75%). Emily and her team travel the country teaching creators to leverage the tools for great... Read More →

Panelists
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Deepak Chetty

director Hard Reset 3D; visual effects artist; cinematographer
Deepak Chetty is a Director, Visual Effects artist and Cinematographer based in Austin, Texas. After graduating with honors from the Pratt Institute and UT’s MFA program in Film Production, his work as a director has been featured in AFS’ 10 Under 10 series, The Longhorn Network and through viral media propagation (Looper 8-Bit). He recently made waves with his VFX heavy film “Hard Reset 3D,” which... Read More →
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James Kaelan

James Kaelan and Blessing Yen collaborate on the film culture print magazine BRIGHT IDEAS, and are founding members of the crowdfunding and distribution platform, Seed&Spark. Together, they directed the virtual reality short, "The Visitor" (Slamdance, SFiFF, SIFFx) and are in development on the forthcoming VR feature, Memory Slave. They also co-created the feature film EEL (AFFw, Sarasota, Portland), and are in post-production on... Read More →
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Blessing Yen

Creative Director Bright Ideas Magazine; co-founder Seed&Spark; director The Visitor
James Kaelan and Blessing Yen collaborate on the film culture print magazine BRIGHT IDEAS, and are founding members of the crowdfunding and distribution platform, Seed&Spark. Together, they directed the virtual reality short, "The Visitor" (Slamdance, SFiFF, SIFFx) and are in development on the forthcoming VR feature, Memory Slave. They also co-created the feature film EEL (AFFw, Sarasota, Portland), and are in post-production on... Read More →

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Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Crystal Room

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