HBCU Virtual Reality & Immersive Media Workshop Coming April 10-11, 2020!!

Immersive Media Pioneers & Educators

Creators Turned Educators

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Alton Glass

Creative Entrepreneur, Immersive Storyteller, & GRX Immersive Labs CEO

Alton Glass is a visionary entrepreneur who leads a team of new media gurus tackling contemporary issues through immersive storytelling. They create enterprises based on VR, AR, and formats not yet envisioned while prioritizing community capacity building to ensure that communities have access to new technology, tools, training and are apart of the futuristic narrative — to code a better tomorrow. 

Glass spent over 10 years producing and directing award-winning feature films and advertising campaigns and founded Glassrock Entertainment. In 2015, Glass transformed the company into GRX Immersive Labs, a creative technology studio and R&D lab to signal a dedicated focus on virtual reality storytelling and emerging technologies, as well as a new model for entrepreneurship. GRX is blazing a trail to ensure that the diverse media makers of the future – maximize their potential as leaders, creators, and innovators in virtual reality and immersive narrative platforms to sustain and amplify systemic and narrative change.

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Amanda Shelby

XR Producer 

Virtual Reality Producer specializing in a range of documentary and futuristic VR. After a decade in traditional media entertainment, Amanda had a successful tenure as the Head of VR Production at Radiant Images, working with clients such as Facebook, Hyundai, and the Obama Administration.

Recently, Amanda launched her own VR company to work as an independent VR producer in partnership with GRX Immersive Labs. Since departing from Radiant, Amanda has continued to support industry creatives as an independent producer, creative strategist, and technical consultant. Amanda has worked with companies such as Disney, Sundance,
Two Bit Circus, Interscope, and VRLIVE. She remains sharp by teaching classes and hosting workshops for underserved communities, universities and respected industry staples such as the Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts.

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Jonathan Williams

XR Creator & Storyteller 

Jonathan Williams is the founder of VRX, a creative studio focusing on virtual reality, art and culture.  As a  recipient of the Oculus launch pad scholarship, he has been focusing his efforts on creating experiences that both push the boundaries of virtual reality and combine different artistic mediums.

Before devoting his work full time to VRX, Jonathan served the community as a Project Manager for the Boy Scouts of America and worked as a freelance editor for other non-profits.

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