John Gaeta
Oscar Winner for The Matrix ‘Bullet Time’ VFX Inventor, ILMxLAB, HoloCinema Pioneer

John Gaeta is best known for transforming cinematic experiences with his work on "The Matrix," where he introduced “Bullet Time” – a stunning and groundbreaking visual effect. His innovative techniques in virtual cinematography and volumetric capture have significantly influenced the development of XR technologies, establishing new standards for immersive storytelling.

Gaeta's contributions extend beyond cinema into the realm of augmented and virtual reality, where he has continued to push the boundaries of digital experiences. He has helped to advance the field of spatial computing with roles at Magic Leap, and has contributed to Disney's immersive experiences, helping to shape overall future directions in immersive technology and XR.