Workshops
Explore Virtual Reality with DePaul University
Explore the new and exciting world of virtual reality with Brian Shrank, DePaul University Associate Professor of Game Development, Theory and Design.

Virtual reality (VR) is a cutting-edge technology with exciting applications in art, gaming, and communication. In this workshop, DePaul professor Brian Shrank will take participants on a hands-on tour of VR technology and learn about the process of making VR films.

What students will experience

• VR filmmaking equipment hands-on

• The mind-blowing wonder of VR in viewing headsets

What students will learn

• The process of VR filmmaking

• The importance of VR technology to art, gaming, and communication

• Recent experiments with VR at DePaul

Meet the instructor

Brian received his BFA in Computer Animation from the Atlanta College of Art, a Masters of Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Digital Media and Videogames at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

He has developed the VR game “Dumpy: Going Elephants,” an experimental social card game “Pedandeck,” and written the graphic novel “Gentle Carmel: Into the Black Dumb.” Brian has also create AR games and toys for Motorola, Qualcomm, and Cartoon Network, and his new book “Avant-garde Videogames: Playing with Technoculture” is now available from MIT Press.

Purchase Tickets
Age
15 - 18
Date
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location
DePaul University Center Building (Concourse Level, 1 East Jackson)
Cost
$10