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Monthly Meeting (October)

By November 29, 2017
October 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
4220 International Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30354

AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) in the GA Film Industry – How it has exploded; What’s New and What the future holds

Make plans to join us at this evening meeting at the IATSE 479 offices.

Dinner at 6:30; Provided by Fox Brothers BBQ

Meeting begins at 7pm
We’ve got a great panel lined up for a great discussion (and demonstrations):

Drew runs Ninja Multimedia, an interactive agency in Atlanta, GA. He has worked on enterprise projects with companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Popeyes, Gildan, Kia, Georgia Lottery, Holiday Inn Express, and Anheuser-Busch InBev; along with many college athletic programs, such as Ohio State, Gonzaga, Michigan University, Auburn, Clemson, UCF, and Georgia Tech. His full range of skills have him doing everything from meeting clients to building mobile apps to creating user experiences for enterprise web applications/kiosks, all while ensuring the development team is on-track and keeping up with the latest best practices. He is also leading the team creating augmented and virtual reality experiences to ensure his clients utilize all the latest tactics to tell their brand stories and engage users.

Founder of Artist Life Vision VR, Stephanie Marlo has traveled the nation capturing and producing photos and videos for over 15 years. Over the past couple of years her focus has been within XR production. With published works, awards and international features she strives to create more and more content for others to experience.


Dale Adams is a self-described sonic/visual post-architect – Creative Director/Sonic and Visual Architek at Architek One. An autodidact creative technologist and innovative content creator blurring the lines between technology, experience and art. He’s created mixed reality portals as an interactive storyteller for Volvo, Carnival Cruise Lines, John Deere, Delta, Holiday Inn, Anthem, 3DM, RedBull and The High Museum of Art. His art offers conceptual explorations in space, resonance, empathy and sound. From his installations and the Dream Collection Agency to 360 video diversity projects around homelessness, One Night, and discrimination, Walk in My Shoes, he explores virtual and augmented realities from different perspectives.


Addam Davis-McGee has accumulated over 15 years of digital storytelling and multimedia experience. He has collaborated with the Minneapolis Institute of Art, X-Games, WILL.I.AM, and many other organizations as a creative powerhouse. Most recently, Addam launched AXS GRNTD, an interactive tech agency specializing in XR (Extended Reality) solutions for various clients and brands. In addition, he is a creative partner with LOUPE, the visual art streaming experience for the new apple tv + web and #1 downloaded lifestyle app in 35 countries as well as MOBILE MOVIE MAKERS, Georgia’s first Mobile Youth Film Festival and Competition.


Marisa Ginger Tontaveetong is a multidisciplinary Oscar-longlisted animated short director, festival producer, and filmmaker-in-residence with the Atlanta Film Society. She is also the executive director of ASIFA-SOUTH International Animation Society with focus on content from South East regions of the US with its annual animation festival ASIFAC. She currently works at Leo Learning, part of the LTG group in the UK with a full range service on e-learning working on animated/ motion graphics/ 360 VR video learning projects for clients such as Ogilvy, Virgin airlines, etc. She also works with SIGGRAPH, premiere conference with special focus on computer graphics advancement. Apart from being a juror for the Atlanta Film Festival’s Oscar Eligible animated shorts category, she has juried, paneled, and shared her expertise on various animation-related events for WIFTA, SIEGE, Dragon Con and sits on the board of directors for Gwinnett Technical College. She is currently in her last semester of pursuing her MFA in Animation at SCAD and has a B.Tech in Computer Graphics and Multimedia from Bangkok University where she graduated first in her discipline with 3 years full scholarship and has worked with various companies in different countries with over 10+ years background in web design/ multimedia.

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