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AMIT SHALEV

IMAX

Amit is an expert creator of immersive experiences and has worked at the forefront of technology, research and entertainment for over two decades. She started as a virtual reality researcher at the US Naval Research Lab before taking on roles as a filmmaker, engineer, video-game producer, theme park designer and VR whisperer at places like Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasarts, Walt Disney Imagineering and Wevr.

Bringing together a multidisciplinary engineering, design and storytelling perspective, she has created interactive stories and experiences throughout her career. Today at IMAX, Amit helps drive experience and technology design to showcase “The IMAX Difference” at the company’s new VR Experience Centres while exploring how VR and mixed realities work as mediums for creative expression that inspire wonder, curiosity, and connection.

Roundtables

Amit is hosting a Roundtable on “The evolution of a medium: virtual, augmented, and extended realities”.

AMIT SHALEV

Senior Director, VR Technology

KEYNOTE: IN CONVERSATION WITH AMIT SHALEV HEAD OF VR TECHNOLOGY, IMAX CORPORATION

Innovation Tech Hub

Amit Shalev is a VR pioneer. She started her career as a virtual reality researcher at the US Naval Research Lab prior to taking on roles as a filmmaker, engineer, video-game producer, theme park designer and VR whisperer at Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasarts, Walt Disney Imagineering and Wevr. She has merged multidisciplinary engineering, design and […]

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