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VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

Apr 21 6:00pm - Apr 23 6:00pm @ 4505 Glencoe Ave, Marina del Rey
Conference
Start your journey as a VR creator! In just 3 short days you'll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine.
You'll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community. Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to learn something new, this workshop will equip you with the key skills to start creating.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
➦ 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner
➦ HTC Vives for Project Testing
➦ Access to Work with Instructors one-on-one
➦ One Day Pass to Upload SF or Upload LA
➦ Healthy Lunch & Refreshments

MEET THE INSTRUCTOR
➦ Michael Longley, VR Game Designer, Two Bit Circus
Michael Longley is an experienced VR Game Designer with credit on a number of VR projects spanning across companies like FOX, Google, and the NFL. Michael currently works for the Tech Startup "Two Bit Circus" where he is designing out of home entertainment and VR Arcade activations

➦ Darius Clarke, Metaverse-Ographer, Serious Games Association
Mr. Darius Clarke is an Software Programmer and High School Software ...
You'll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community. Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to learn something new, this workshop will equip you with the key skills to start creating.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
➦ 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner
➦ HTC Vives for Project Testing
➦ Access to Work with Instructors one-on-one
➦ One Day Pass to Upload SF or Upload LA
➦ Healthy Lunch & Refreshments

MEET THE INSTRUCTOR
➦ Michael Longley, VR Game Designer, Two Bit Circus
Michael Longley is an experienced VR Game Designer with credit on a number of VR projects spanning across companies like FOX, Google, and the NFL. Michael currently works for the Tech Startup "Two Bit Circus" where he is designing out of home entertainment and VR Arcade activations

➦ Darius Clarke, Metaverse-Ographer, Serious Games Association
Mr. Darius Clarke is an Software Programmer and High School Software Development Teacher. He created a simulation for a university research project that allowed high school students to explore and compare 3D paths of simulated paper airplanes. He also supports the Serious Games movement, helping with conferences. Recently he has been exploring Virtual Reality's possibility for not just being "fantasy vision" but enabling its "X-ray vision" power to help our youth see the invisible forces that exist around us, continually shaping and reshaping their lives and ours.

GUEST SPEAKERS, Friday April 21st, 7PM
➦ Ivana Coleman, Marketing Manager, Emblematic Group
Ivana is Marketing Manager at Emblematic Group where she leads community outreach initiatives, social media, and event management. She was the Associate Producer of "Out of Exile: Daniel's Story," a virtual reality experience that premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Ivana has served as a panelist on photogrammetry and interactivity at Digital LA’s “Women in VR.” She was also a speaker at UCLA's "Diasporas Lab Day" and the University of Technology Sydney "Creative Clusters: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality."

PREREQUISITES:
➦ A computer with Unity installed
➦ Basic C# coding knowledge (if you've never programmed before then put a few hours in at Microsoft Virtual Academy or LearnC# - Either one will prepare you enough for this course).
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