State of the Arts 2013



Vortex Dome

The Vortex Dome at Los Angeles Center Studios

This year’s STATE OF THE ARTS:  Future of Fulldome theme focuses on 360 immersive storytelling and content creation, and the emerging popularity of the fulldome format.  From educational to wellness and healing, to immersive live performance, this event will feature a panel of top experts working in the fulldome format and a showcase designed to demonstrate examples of the various types of content being created for the fulldome space.  The evening will culminate in networking reception featuring an immersive performance followed by a live 360 VJ/DJ in The Vortex Dome.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Doors Open/Check In 
7:30 pm Welcome The Fulldome as a Space for Wellbeing…  Special performance by Michael Perricone, Tibetan Bells, with Jahna Perricone, Mindfulness Certified Practioner, MARC:  Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, UCLA
7:45 pm  – 9:00 pm


Hear from experts working in the exciting format of fulldome 360 content creation. Whether one creates planetarium and educational projects, arts and entertainment, live performances, corporate experiences, theme park attractions or you’re a VJ/DJ, discover the lastest trends in this exciting emerging platform, learn about career opportunities and discover guidelines to great 360 immersive storytelling.

Panelists: Audri Phillips, 360 Visual Artist, Eric Hanson, VFX xRez Studio, Valerie Johnson-Redrow, Producer

Moderator/Presenter:  Ed Lantz, Vortex Immersion Media, Co-Founder IMERSA

Sponsored by IMERSA:  Immersive Media Entertainment Research Science and Arts


9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Potential of Fulldome & Artist Q&A 

A variety of fulldome content selections will be shown along with a brief Q&A with available artists/curators.

You’ll see examples from genre categories such as; Planetarium/Educational, Wellness, Ride, Corporate Entertainment, 360 Narrative, Experimental/Fine Art and Visual Music.

Sponsored by Vortex Immersion Media

9:30 pm – 9:45 pm 2013 c3 FutureVision Award Announcement – Karim Ahmad & FUTURE STATES  
9:45 pm – 10:00 pm Immersive Live Performance Showcase – Audri Philips, Digital Artist, Elizabeth Yochim Performer, with music “Exoplanet” by Bernhard Reiss
10:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Reception:  Live VJ/DJ with 360 VJ Tim Hix and DJ Brianna Amore

Special thanks to Los Angeles Center Studios 



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