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Sessions Info

February 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bayview Ballroom

Ben Grossmann


Ben Grossmann is co-founder of Magnopus, a VR content & technology company of more than 80 artists and engineers in Los Angeles.

He is an Oscar-winning and Emmy Award-winning visual effects supervisor on feature films where his virtual production techniques have dovetailed into leadership in VR/AR projects.

Through Magnopus’ work in virtual and mixed reality since 2014, he has contributed to the company’s success in an array of next-gen projects in 360º video, including the Proto Award-winning Argos File, and game-engine powered VR experiences on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, and Gear VR for clients like Disney, Facebook, and NASA. Their VR experiences Mission:ISS, BladeRunner 2049: Memory Lab, and Pixar’s Social VR for Coco are amongst the highest reviewed experiences on the market.

 Ben is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Visual Effects Society.