Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:00pm - Sunday, October 14, 2018, 9:30pm
DMG Workshop • 32 Lisgar Street, 3rd Floor • At the Toronto Media Arts Centre (32 Lisgar Street)
It’s a hologram jam! Join DMG and OCADU for a weekend creating new experimental, weird and wild projects with volumetric video. Think FMV games, except the videos are all made using the Princess Leia hologram technology from Star Wars.
Volumetric video is an emerging tech that combines recorded video with depth capture, so you get a hologram-style video image you can move around in 3D space: great for AR, VR, regular 3D games, or even just cool gifs.
What: One weekend to learn and create an interactive experience with volumetric video using Depthkit and Unity.
WHO: DMG members. Work in a team or solo.
5:00 pm – Doors open
6:30 pm – Workshop and team formation
9:00 am – Breakfast and welcome
10:00 am – Demonstration/workflow run through
12:00 pm – Jam!
9:00 am – Breakfast and welcome/check ins
10:00 am – Progress demos
11:00 am – Jam!
6:30 pm – Show & tell
8:30 pm – Dinner and hang out!
Computers are available for use on site. Capture equipment/space and software licenses provided. Experienced mentors will be on site throughout the weekend, along with folks from Depthkit to answer your questions and offer super useful tips and techniques!
No experience with volumetric video is required; familiarity with Unity is strongly suggested but not required. Familiarity with video recording and editing might be useful, but is also not required. Depthkit licenses, equipment, and support will be provided.
Light breakfast (cereals, fruit, coffee, tea and juice) and lunch (salad, sandwiches, desserts and soft drinks) will be provided. Be sure to note any food preferences and allergies in your member profile.
In partnership with OCADU’s game:play Lab, Scatter, and supported by SSHRC
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