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Jaunt, RSA, Radiant Images and More Heading to TR-X This Month

Later this month the annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat will be taking place in California, bringing together top industry engineering, technical, and creative talent from all aspects of digital cinema, post production, film and television. One day prior to that the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industry will come together for TR-X (Tech Retreat eXtra) to look at the latest developments.

TR-X is set to feature some of the most prominent industry leaders, including Jaunt, RSA, Radiant Images, M ss ng P eces and Digital Domain. The event will be co-chaired by Lucas Wilson founder/executive producer, SuperSphereVR and Marcie Jastrow, senior vice president, Immersive Media; Head, Technicolor Experience Center. They’ll be leading a discussion focused on the changing VR/AR landscape in the context of rapidly growing integration into entertainment and applications.

LucasWilson - Marcie Jastrow

The HPA TR-X conference will be held on 20th February, with the HPA Tech Retreat continuing for the rest of the week. The full session guide for TR-X can be found below, and to register head to the official website.

For any further updates, keep reading VRFocus.

VR/AR Speakers and Panel Overview for TR-X VR/AR Sessions:
Opening and Introductions
Seth Hallen, HPA President

Technical Introduction: 360/VR/AR/MR
Lucas Wilson, Founder/Executive Producer, SuperSphereVR

Panel Discussion: The VR/AR Market
Marcie Jastrow, SVP Immersive Media; Head, Technicolor Experience Center
David Moretti, Director of Corporate Development, Jaunt
Catherine Day, Head of VR/AR, M ss ng P eces
Phil Lelyveld, VR/AR Initiative Program Lead, Entertainment Technology Center at USC

Acquisition Technology
Koji Gardiner, VP, Hardware, Jaunt

Live 360 Production Case Study
Andrew McGovern, VP of VR/AR Productions, Digital Domain

Live 360 Production Case Study
Michael Mansouri, Founder, Radiant Images

Interactive VR Production Case Study
Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC Advertising USA

Immersive Audio Production Case Study
Kyle Schember, CEO, Subtractive

Panel Discussion: The Future
Alan Lasky, Director of Studio Product Development, 8i
Ben Grossmann, CEO, Magnopus
Scott Squires, CTO, Creative Director, Pixvana
Jen Dennis, EP of Branded Content, RSA
Moderator: Lucas Wilson, Founder-Executive Producer, SuperSphereVR

Panel Discussion: New Voices: Young Professionals in VR
Anne Jimkes, Sound Designer and Composer, Ecco VR
Jyotsna Kadimi, USC Graduate
Sho Schrock, Chapman University Student
Brian Handy, USC Student