The Digility conference took place in Cologne. Two exciting days were packed with interesting talks, technology demos, and panel discussions. Peers known in the VR and AR environment came together to talk about their visions and ideas for the future. This is definitely an event that can be recommended for next year!
The first stand-alone business and development conference and award exclusively dedicated to VR in Germany connects essential aspects by asking basal questions. The VR NOW Awards 2016 celebrate outstanding technical, business, and artistic achievements in Virtual Reality. You can still hand in your VR business cases, technologies and innovative content until 16 October 2016! The goal of the conference is to give new impulses to the medium and boost the international developers and business community. Kathleen Schröter will be one of the moderators of this event. Celebrate the moment with us in a conference, the award show, partner expo and lots of networking opportunities. Let’s learn from and connect with each other to build the future of VR together. The time is NOW!
There is a limited number of free tickets for 3IT partners only. Please send an email to Carina Schoo, firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
DWOMEN Platform for Women in Digital Business
Andrea Peters, CEO of 3IT partner media:net berlinbrandenburg, and Sonja Kardorf, Chairwomen of the Investitionsbank Berlin, are inviting 50 decision-making women to an exclusive round-table with the goal to change perspectives and broaden your horizon. The organizers want to introduce and get to know those women and learn from their experiences: They are very proud to have Lea-Sophie Cramer who is the founder of AMORELIE.de to tell us her story at the next DWOMEN platform on 3 November 2016.
Date: 3 November 2016 Time: 9 am - 11 am Location: Soho-House, Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin
What does Virtual Reality – in the fields of games and TV production in Berlin-Brandenburg – currently look like? And what future is the region heading towards? These and other questions will be discussed at the roundtable of games.net and production.net on 8 November 2016. Three keynotes and a panel moderated by Kathleen Schröter will question all aspects of this issue in detail.
Date: 8 November 2016 Time: 6.30 pm Location: Morrison & Foerster, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin
games.net INDUSTRY DAY offers a platform for the exchange between students and alumni from the interdisciplinary fields of IT, development, design, animation and management and game industry experts with extensive practical experience. The event will take place at the 3IT and Smart Data Forum!
Date: 10 November 2016 Time: 2 pm - 6 pm Location: 3IT - Innovation Center for Immersive Imaging Technologies & Smart Data Forum, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin
WHERE TECH AND STORYTELLING INTERTWINE – under this slogan, CHANGING THE PICTURE brings together international speakers and professional participants. To what extent are new technologies challenging modern storytelling? This question will be discussed in current contexts using concrete examples. The hands-on Technology Conference is aimed at producers for film, TV and the web as well as distributors and innovative media technologists. Take advantage of their network, discover talent, projects and partners, and make the most out of two fully packed days in Babelsberg!
Our partner ARRI will take part in the TECH SESSIONs and the 3IT is cooperating with the organizer of this event, transfer media. Therefore: All partners of the 3IT will receive a special discount! Please send an email to Carina Schoo, email@example.com to get 20% off the early bird or regular ticket.
Date: 17 - 18 November 2016 Location: Studio Babelsberg, Potsdam
On 23 November 2016 the German TV-Platform is going to host the Media Innovation Platform Virtual Reality, the first event of their newly developed series. It will take place at the 3IT, which is also a cooperation partner. Participants will have the chance to get deep insights into Virtual Reality by checking out live demos, real use cases, exciting workshops and expert talks with the producers and much more. The event is limited to 100 participants, so make sure to register early. Safe the date and be prepared for the invitation that will be sent out soon!
Date: 23 November 2016 Time: Demos from 9 am - 6 pm. Presentations and workshops from 11 am - 4.30 pm Location: 3IT - Innovation Center for Immersive Imaging Technologies & Smart Data Forum, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin
ARRI's Johannes Steurer Gets SMPTE AWARD
On 24 October 2016 the weeklong SMPTE 2016 ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERECE & EXHIBITION will start in Hollywood, California. During the award ceremony outstanding personalities from the field of motion picture production will be honored for their work. This year the “Technicolor/Herbert T. Kalmus Medal Award” goes to Dr. Johannes Steurer from ARRI, one of our 3IT partners and steering committee members. It recognizes outstanding contributions that reflect a commitment to the highest standards of quality and innovation in motion picture postproduction and distribution services. More information about the event and all other award winners can be found here.
Get Going in 3D Cinematic VR – A Unique Training
3D Stereo MEDIA, in association with the VR Society of Hollywood, California, offers a unique, state-of-the-art, hands-on 3+1 days training session with international 3D & VR experts Céline Tricart (USA), Steve Schklair (USA), and Christophe Hermanns (Belgium) on the topic "Get going in 3D cinematic VR!". Learn how to produce your own 3D 360° content in real & synthetic images with cutting edge equipment and software including 3D 360° cameras, headsets, input devices, stitching software, and VR models & software.
Date: 12–14 December 2016 Location: University of Liège and Théâtre de Liège