AR/VR conferences
Ultimate guide to VR, AR and MR conferences – Updated March 2018
by John Sunda Hsia 12.20.2017 08:37 AM
Interested in learning more about VR and AR? See a list of upcoming VR and AR conferences in the U.S. and Canada, along with the most noteworthy events happening in Europe and Asia.

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What’s Happening at SHAPE 2018 in L.A.
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by Christy Roland 04.20.2018 08:56 PM
The AT&T SHAPE event will be held at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles on June 2-3, 2018. Get all the details of what’s happening at the event including the AI, AR, VR, and MR exhibits, inspiring speakers including Ava DuVernay and Issa Rae, and studio tours.

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AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon with Over $15,000 in Prizes
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by Ben Nelson 04.12.2018 04:55 PM
One of our biggest hackathon events of the year also happens to be our 200th hackathon. Join us for our third annual AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon in Indianapolis at the Indiana IoT lab on Friday, April 20th for a chance to win your share of over $15,000 in prizes. You’ll hear from amazing speakers, have access to a plethora of gear, and even have an opportunity to check out EMS vehicles and talk to responders who use this equipment daily.

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Create-a-thon Recap: 63 Shorts that Focus on the Convergence of Technology and Film
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by Ben Nelson 03.30.2018 03:00 PM
What happens when over 350 passionate creators based in LA come together to make shorts over the span of a weekend? 63 truly innovative and inspiring short films, with 15 of those entries using technology to help tell their stories. From a documentary about Jackson Market to an entry that used a drone to capture unique shots, you won’t believe which shorts won.

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AT&T FILM AWARDS: Compete for a Share of $60K in Cash Prizes and a Trip to Hollywood in June
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by Christy Roland 02.27.2018 06:47 PM
The 2018 AT&T Film Awards is now open for submissions. If you’ve recently wrapped a short film and are looking for exposure, we want to help bring your passion project to life.

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Futurist Report: The Future of Entertainment
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by Christy Roland 02.19.2018 07:13 PM
In this installment of The Futurist Report series, AT&T Foundry, Ericsson, and RocketSpace, take an inside look into the cutting edge technologies and startups shaping The Future of Entertainment.

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What Is Convergence?
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by Christy Roland 02.09.2018 07:13 PM
A convergence is a union of two or more things. When things converge, the result is often larger, better, or stronger. Learn about convergences from the world of technology and the use of the word in other disciplines.

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Top Ten Convergent Movies in 2017
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by Ed Schmit 02.06.2018 05:51 PM
Hollywood has adopted many of the advantages that come from converging technology with creativity. Check out our list of 2017 movies that benefited from the merging to tech and storytelling.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards “Best Film Shot on Mobile”
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:34 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Film Shot on Mobile, Ryan Riffle, for his short ONE MAN JOB. Ryan’s action/adventure short follows the protagonist James, who is on a mission to rescue a girl from a group of thugs who have taken her hostage. Can he get it done without raising alarm? This film is done in one long camera take filmed on the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Spanish Language Film
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:34 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Spanish Language college filmmaker award, Miguel J. Soliman, for his short DESDE EL PRINCIPIO. Soliman’s short follows a conversation between two voice actors dealing with a shared tragedy, in the darkness of a soundproof recording studio. Soliman is a first-time filmmaker from Jersey City, New Jersey.

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