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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

Unless you’re a major facility with the capital to invest in Virtual Production infrastructure, building out a studio can prove to be a costly endeavor. Rene Amador (CEO of ARwall), breaks down some of the essentials when it comes to including elements of virtual production for indie filmmaking.


Rene Amador

Co-Founder & CEO of ARwall

(NightflyersPrixOffbeat RetreatsAmerican Idol)

Rene is the Co-Founder & CEO of ARwall, an XR technology startup that has been pioneering the usage of XR virtual production in film & TV production for 4 years. ARwall won the SXSW Top AR/VR Technology Startup prize in 2018, and the CES 2020 DreamlandXR award for Best AR Experience. In 2020, ARwall launched two new products, ARwall Interactive for touch-free immersive retail/LBE; as well as ARFX Home Studio, their first all-in-one home consumer kit for in-camera XR virtual backdrops. This is Rene's 16th foray in a startup, the 4th he's co-founded, and is a working director himself with over 150 commercials, short films, and pilots under his belt.

Prior to ARwall, for 8 years he was Co-Founder and Creative Director at Automaton Creative, a creative digital agency that generated video campaigns for major tech and media brands. Rene has a BA in Film & Digital Media from UC Santa Cruz, and 20 years of experience as a VFX Artist, post supervisor, writer, director, and cinematographer.

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