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UPDATE: VRUK Reveals Further Details on Debut Event

The debut Virtual Reality UK (VRUK) festival being held in collaboration between Ravensbourne, the London-based university sector college and virtual reality (VR) agency Virtual Umbrella, has revealed the latest list of speakers attending the event, as well as further details.

Held on 10th – 11th February 2016 at the university’s campus on the Greenwich Peninsula, the two-day event will host the latest technologies and enable attendees to experience new filmmaking and gaming projects in the Immersion Zone. Featuring a Strictly Come Dancing Show with Rewind Co’s Strictly 360 the area will also be running a workshop demonstrating the systems behind the VR experience ‘The Martian‘, courtesy of The Third Floor.

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VRUK will also be holding a series of talks from some of the industries leading content creators including:

  • Henry Stuart – Visualise,
  • Jed Ashforth – Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • Jaunt VR
  • Elliott Myers – Roto-VR
  • Pere Perez – Visyon360
  • The Mill
  • Robbie Cooke – Rebellion
  • Joseph Steele
  • Ian Watkins – 360 Events
  • Lawrence Weber – Innovation Karmarama
  • Dave Birss
  • Ruth Gibson & Bruno Martelli – Gibson/Martelli
  • Ed Miller
  • James Britton & Cameron Temple – Stink Digital
  • Matt Golding – RubberRepublic
  • Duncan Burbidge – Third Floor
  • Karl Woolley – Framestore
  • Christopher Nundy – BBC
  • Daniel Harvey – Sapient Nitro
  • Steve Spencer – Blippar
  • Prof. Milke Phillips – PlymouthUniversity
  • Michael Takeo Magruder
  • Prof. William Latham – Goldsmiths

Tickets for the event are still available with an extended early bird offer until 9th February for £99.00 GBP + VAT. VRFocus will continue to bring you all the latest updates to the VRUK event as further details are announced.

Update: The Third Floor has clarified to VRFocus that it won’t be showing the ‘The Martian’  VR experience at VRUK as previously stated in the article, only running a workshop demonstrating the systems behind it. VRFocus apologises for the error.

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