This episode will feature Tad Leckman, the Director of Learning and Development at Activision Blizzard. Tad has a background in entertainment and education, spending the past twenty years focused on the learning and development of artists, designers, writers and engineers. Having built a successful career as a digital artist and supervisor at Industrial Light and Magic, Tad changed his focus to teaching full-time, and has taught at Academy of Art University, Savannah College of Art and Design, NYU, Escape Studios and University of California Santa Cruz.
Tad and our hosts delve into the deep end of CGI and special effects, with Tad applying his unique experiences to growing technologies in AR and the Metaverse. Conversation also focuses on the development of storytelling in immersive technologies, with particular attention given to the ways in which techniques honed in traditional media like movies and theatre productions can be transferred to the creation of virtual worlds.
What is Field of View?
The world of immersive technology is always in a constant state of flux, continuously advancing with the rule book being written by the second. We’ve teamed up with Accenture XR to explore this wonderful world, with specialists from across the world providing their insight and view on where we are heading next.