VIRTUAL REALITY AND BEYOND
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July 30th 2022

VR FILMS + PRO PANELS

Premiering in Manitoba, the festival presents exclusive VR content, professional round tables, digital art exhibition and local companies and academia presence

SPEAKERS
Local professionals present in round tables and for networking with attendees

Jonathan Lê New Media Manitoba

Kert Gartner Visual Artist

Corey King ZenFri

Freya Olafson Intermedia Artist

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Lesley Klassen Flipside XR

Kevin Carbotte Bit Space Development

Rachael Hosein Flipside XR

Daniel Blair Bit Space Development

 
VR CINEMA
Curated virtual reality content exclusively for the festival
 
PANELS
Presented by
XYZ

Opening 11:30 am
 

1pm

 

THE INTERACTIVE DIGITAL

ECOSYSTEM IN MANITOBA

Moderated by Jonathan Lê

(New Media Manitoba) 


Dan Blair (Bit Space Development)

Lesley Klassen (Flipside XR)

Corey King (ZenFri)

This opening discussion presents a landscape of what artists, companies and researchers are creating in the interactive digital media industry with great success in Manitoba

2pm

 

TECH + ART = MAGIC
Moderated by Emma Hendrix (VideoPool)

 

Casey Koyczan (interdisciplinary digital artist)

Rachael Hosein (Flipside XR)

Freya Olafson (intermedia artist)

The panel is going to invite the audience to learn about how to create content using interactive digital technology, the artists will share their stories, challenges and will inspire the attendees to create.

3pm

METAVERSE - THE DESERT OF THE REAL

Moderated by 


Kevin Carbotte (Bit Space Development)

Kert Gartner (Visual artist)

Tony Havelka (Tek Gear)
 

This is where the panellists are envisioning the future of interactive digital arts, what is the so-called metaverse? - what does it matter for the community? 

4p

5p

PARTNERS & SPONSORS
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CONTENT & SUPPORT
 

Hyper Festival acknowledges that we are gathered on ancestral lands, Treaty 1 territory, traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation