Immerse Sheffield #4

Women in XR

Our first event of 2020 is Women in XR, featuring;

  • XR Stories – What is XR Stories and how it is helping shape the future
  • Rosie Summers 3D Animator, #VR Artist & #TiltBrush live performer
    • Storytelling through the medium of VR art. Live from inside VR and Tilt Brush I will delve into how I tell stories through the medium of Virtual Reality art. The techniques and processes I use to tell immersive stories with space as a canvas, and even some tips and tricks!
  • Asha Easton – KTN Manager @ImmerseUK_
  • Emma CooperCoopinnovations
    • Spaceteam VR, is due out in spring, Emma will be talking about the creation of this collaborative game that’s a comedy of chaos, and she will attempt a live demo – what could possibly go wrong?

Venue: Sheffield Technology Park, Cooper Buildings, Sheffield Science Park, Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NS

Time: 18:00-20:30

  • 18:00 – Arrival & Drinks
  • 18:30- Welcome
  • 18:40 – Words from our Sponsor XR Stories
  • 18:50 – Emma Cooper
  • 19:10 – Asha Easton
  • 19:30 – Rosie Summers
  • 19:50 – News and Community
  • 20:00 – Community pitching/networking.

Get your tickets here!

Our Women in XR event is sponsored by XR Stories.

“XR Stories is helping to shape the future of immersive storytelling across Yorkshire as part of the UK Creative Economy programme in partnership with Screen Yorkshire, the BFI and Game Republic. We have funded more than 18 projects to date across TV, games, theatre and heritage businesses in collaboration with academics from Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, Bradford and York. We are currently offering Strategic grants ranging from £5-100k for R&D projects that help creative XR businesses to grow and helping businesses to reach new markets.”

We will also be hearing the latest XR news and open the floor to you if you have anything you would like to share or help shape the direction of the meetup in the future. So please bring any ideas with you!

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