Heroes: The Making of an Interactive, Mixed-Reality Duet

Heroes is multidimensional experience that guides the audience and participants through the emotionality of dance set to an iconic David Bowie song. This panel discussion illuminates the process of creating this extraordinary experience and the intricacies of creating a live-action performance with world-class visual effects incorporated into a Unity-driven experience for Gear VR and HoloLens.

Shown at Sundance 2017, Siggraph 2017
Gear VR experience available on Oculus store.
Press on HEROES includes: Documentary, TechCrunch, The Verge, Refinery29, LA Times, Wareable

Credits

In Partnership
MAP Design Lab, MPC VR, Helios Dance Theater


Producer
Eric Adrian Marshall

Sound

Joey Verbeke

Producer - VR, Bangalore
Deepanjali Singh

VR/VFX
Jim Spratling, Benjamin Conner, Hector Cabrera

Prep
Shaik Abdul Adil

Creative Director, Principal at MAP Lab
Melissa Painter

Choreographer

Laura Gorenstein Miller

Technologist
Quin Kennedy

Coordinator - VR
Stephanie Espinetti

Intern – VR
Nathan Meyer

Asset
Anbarasu E, Gopika Priya, Jayadeep Chandran, Kunal Sarka

MPC Head of VR & Immersive Content
Tim Dillon

Cast

Stephanie Maxim, Chris Stanley, Melissa Sandvig

VFX Supervisor - VR
Jason Schugardt

VR Developers
AJ Campbell, Jeremy Hart, Kelvin Huynh

2D Supervisor, Bangalore
David Rouxel

Roto
Arulanandhan, Sudheesh TV, Karthi G, Sangeetha G, Bruno Roosewelt, Sreejimol CP, Shyam Babu, Likin Ganapathy CP, Rajesh Kumar

Creative Technologist, MAP Design Lab
Thomas Wester

Camera

Csilla Kozma, Shawn Dufraine, Jeff Samuelson

Producer - VR
Carly Wilson

Design
Dimitri Reuse, Kris Fortin, Casey McIntyre, Jonathan Ficcadenti

3D Supervisor, Bangalore
Nishanth Shrinivasa

With The Support Of
Unity Technologies, Oculus, Nokia Ozo, The Theater at Ace Hotel, House of Moves, AMD Radeon, HP

// 2017

// 3D  Silouettes

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// Shader Development

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// Unity Integration

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