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The Realtime Summit is all about exploring the possibilities of real-time creation. We've curated a range of leading voices from a diverse selection of disciplines to help paint a vivid picture when it comes to the use of these kinds of technologies. From on-set motion capture to immersive concert productions to high-level “what’s next” group conversations - we've gathered some of the best minds to share their stories, pique curiosities, and encourage exploration on the topic. 

We’ve curated this summit to be a meeting-of-the-minds; folks who can ask real questions and have genuine conversations about the subject matter, ultimately expanding on the impacts of how this kind of tech affects the creative industries.

In this stream:

  • Intro to Realtime Summit
  • The Next Frontier of Design: BrioXR
  • Virtual Production in British Columbia
  • Virtual Production Crash Course for Indie Filmmakers
  • Virtual Prediction: The Future of Filmmaking and VFX
  • DEMO: Directing a Virtual Real-Time Scene
  • Real-Time Applications in the Music Industry
  • Experiences from On-Set Virtual Production Tech
  • Cassini Logs
  • Stop-Motion by Virtual Production
  • CTO to CTO: A Fireside Chat
  • The Future of Storytelling Using Virtual Production
  • Youth in Tech: Real-Time VFX, Animation & Visual Storytelling

Visionary, artist, and creator Dave Cardwell brings his wealth of experience in developing software for artists to the AR/VR space with his latest software platform: BrioXR.

BrioXR is a web-based AR, VR & 3D platform that empowers artists to create and distribute their own content online, without needing to code or program. In this talk, Dave will demonstrate how to create and publish experiential content in BrioXR, including bespoke tools such as real-time light baking, configuration, and in-browser ultra-rendering.

Dave will also explain how these unique, web-based tools empower Designers in every industry to become the leaders of tomorrow, today. From manufacturing, e-commerce, architecture, and more, Designers will become the masters of their entire production pipeline from ideation, to sale.


Dave Cardwell

Co-Founder and Creator // Mudbox

(Lord of the Rings, King Kong, I-Robot)

The 2014 recipient of The Academy’s prestigious Technical Achievement Award, Dave has been carving a path as a VFX artist and innovator for close to twenty years.

He was a Co-Founder/Creator of Mudbox, later acquired by Autodesk, where he developed sculpture and texture painting tools used at the world’s leading visual effects companies today.

Dave began his career as a Designer and Class A Surface Modeller working for Ford, and Mercedes Benz in California. He moved on to a Senior Character and Environmental Modeller position at Weta Digital, working on Peter Jackson’s Oscar-winning blockbuster trilogy The Lord of the Rings, King Kong’ and Alex Proyas’ I-Robot.

Dave is a visionary and his passion to create beautiful imagery has led him to partner with SpinVR to creatively pioneer bringing this immersive technology right to your doorstep with BRIO, a cloud-based AR, VR & 3D platform, now available for license subscription.


Kelly Singh

Head of Communications // SpinVFX

Kelly has long worked parallel to the film sector, often as an advocate on government policy that has driven the growth and direction of the film industry in Ontario.

Her versatile background has been foundational to her development from Policy Advisor to Minister Michael Coteau, and later to Minister Eleanor McMahon at the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport. Combined with her initial transition into the film industry on the studio developer side in Toronto, Kelly quickly gained a love for post-production and AR/VR technologies.