Kiira is an award-winning, multi-dimensional director crossing the mediums of theatre, hybrid cinema and virtual reality. VR credits include: Cardboard City which won the Samsung Gear VR contest (2016) and premiered at the NYFF in 2016. For her interactive VR experience Runnin’ starring Reggie Watts, she was the first VR director to film on the Intel Studios volumetric capture stage (Sundance 2019, Jury Award for Interactive at SXSW 2019). Loveseat, (VR Theatre - Venice Film Festival 2019) was performed simultaneously before live and virtual audiences. Her latest VR Theatre production Finding Pandora X featured Broadway actors and won Best VR Immersive User Experience at the Venice Film Festival 2020 and the Audience Award for the Virtual Cinema Spotlight at SXSW 2021.
04:35 PM - 05:30 PM
Kiira Benzing | Double Eye Studios
Inga Petryaevskaya | ShapesXR
Lesley Klassen | Flipside XR