Join Transitions Film Festival and Real World VR for two special panels, Q&A session & a VR film showcase. We will discuss topics ranging from preserving indigenous languages, the future, technology, disruption, poverty, water level rising, Antarctica, our oceans, conservation, rainforests, politics & the future to explore how new forms of media can be a force for good.
Having gained a following since launching in 2016, the event showcases some of the most inspiring social enterprise & impact driven leaders working with new technologies in Australia.
- Thomas Kinsman - Australian Conservation Fund "Daintree: A Nature Legacy"
- Helen Nias - "Save Sydney"
- Joel De Ross - Rock Against Poverty / Metavents
- Moderator - Leah Bunny
Thomas is a videographer working on changing the political landscape and creating impact awareness of conservation for the Australian Conservation Fund on the Daintree Rainforest.
Helen Nias and Kelsey Shanahan, developed Save Sydney during Academy Xi’s VR Design course[masked]. The course encouraged us to focus on intuitive, ‘native-VR’ designs and seamless onboarding. Helen Nias is a Digital communications and marketing professional and producer of virtual reality short films.
JOEL DE ROSS
Joel currently leads the technology strategy for Vihara Foundation and Rock Against Poverty, a charity event initiative comprising of 50 charity events in 25 countries, with a target to raise $1 Billion annually for disaster mitigation and poverty alleviation projects.
VR FILM SHOWCASE:
- Daintree: A Nature Legacy
- A Thin Black Line
- Save Sydney
- I Saw The Future
DAINTREE: A NATURE LEGACY
Take an intimate journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Daintree while listening to the story of the forest’s indisputable importance to Australia and the world, as the oldest surviving tropical rainforest on earth.
Australian Conservation Fund
A THIN BLACK LINE
When bombs rain down on their hometown, a family is broken apart. A young girl is forced to flee by boat; her father, to stay behind.
Directed by ATOM award-winner Douglas Watkin, with art by acclaimed Aboriginal artist Vernon Ah Kee and produced by award-winning VR studio VRTOV.
Immerse yourself in this extraordinary adventure and share a new perspective of the underwater world.
Cassie De Colling - Director
An interactive room-scale VR game, which simplifies the effects of climate change and sea level rise in order to show that our choices do make a difference to the future of the planet.
Helen Nias Director & Kelsey Shanahan Producer
I SAW THE FUTURE
In 1964, Arthur C. Clarke, the co-writer of Stanley Kubrick's on 2001: A Space Odyssey, reveals his vision of the future.
François Vautier - Director
Door & Bar opens at 5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Virtual reality film showcase
2 x Panels + Q&A from 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
8:45 PM - 10:00 PM - Virtual reality film showcase + networking
TICKETS $5 (+ Booking fee)