Creativity Meets Technology

FutureScope is packed with content around VR, gaming, animation and welcomes some of the biggest names in the Irish and International screen and creative technology industries. 

Supported by Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet  

11:30am Keynote

Introducing VR as an Art Form 

A new art form is emerging that allows artists to imagine, design and bottle up human experience. Join Catherine Allen, founder and CEO of Limina Immersive, for this keynote as she explores the fundamental differences between VR and ‘flat’ media, as well as explaining the technology on offer for creating it, ending with a discussion around the huge creative potential of this format.

  • Catherine Allen, Limina Immersive 

12:00pm - 1:00pm VR Storytelling in association with Eirmersive

  • Eirmersive 
  • VR Ireland 
  • Limina Immersive 
  • Pink Kong
  • VRAI 
  • Volograms
  • Warducks

2:00pm - 3:00pm Games: State of the Nation in association with IMIRT 

  • IMIRT 
  • Black Shamrock 
  • Vela Games 
  • TouchPress/Storytoys 
  • Artomatix
  • Tribal City Interactive 

3:00pm - 4:00pm Commercialising IP in association with Animation Ireland 

  • Animation Ireland
  • Brown Bag Films 
  • 9 Story Media 
  • Treehouse Republic
  • Kavaleer 
  • Vela Games
  • PiranhaBar 

11:30am - 4:00pm VR Experience Room 

Future and Fantasy 

We’ll never be able to fully predict the future, but we can still enjoy the mind-bending effect that contemplating it brings. Sit back, relax and enjoy a futuristic, fantastical journey into the work of Arthur C. Clarke, French electro artist N’to and the Alexander Whitley Dance Company.

Radical Injustice in America 

Two 360 videos that demonstrate two ways that systematic inequality still pervades in modern America. 

Running Order: 

  • Travelling while Black
  • Step to the line 
  • Fantasy Trip: Fantasynth & Celestial Motion  
  • SciFi Visions: I saw the Future & Planet Infinity 

Curated by Limina Immersive, the VR Experience Room will run every 40minutes between 11.30am and 4pm. 

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