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The Power of Immersive Storytelling – Field of View with Tad Leckman

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AIXR Team

21 Apr 2022 | 1 min read

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.

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

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