• ABOUT SIF

     

    Sandbox Immersive Festival (SIF) is China’s first independent virtual media festival dedicated to promote immersive and interactive content including virtual, augmented, mixed reality and immersive arts. SIF works with strategic partners globally to create the best immersive program for the industry, the professionals and the general audience in China as well as worldwide. The festival aims to build the best platform for communication to help global creators succeed in the age of immersion.

  • FESTIVAL PROGRAM

     

    Sandbox Immersive Festival is an unprecedented 5-days gathering for more than 500 creators, storytellers, producers, artists, industry executives and investors who are working in the immersive industry. The festival will provide a comprehensive program and exclusive networking events for industry guests, and will also offer 5 days of public screening program to demonstrate the best selection of immersive experiences from worldwide. The festival will be held at Intercontinental Qingdao, Olympic Sailing Center, and Wanda Studios in Qingdao, China

    CONFERENCE (25th-26th)

    • 50+ Talks & Panels
    • 4 Tracks Covering Storytelling, Tech, LBE and Art
    • Global Creator Pitching Track
    • Workshop & Masterclass

    AWARD CEREMONY (26th)

    • Best Interactive Experience
    • Best 360 Experience
    • Best Immersive Arts
    • Branded Experience
    • Sanndbox Jury Award & Horizon Award

    SCREENING (23rd-26th)

    • 50 In/Out of Competition Projects
    • Roomscale Experiences
    • Immersive Installations
    • VR Cinema Screening

    EXHIBITION (24th-26th)

    • VR/MR Startups
    • Immersive Technologies
    • Virtual Gallery
    • Immersive Arts

    NETWORKING (24th - 27th)

    • Wanda Studios Tour & Executive Meetings
    • B2B Arrangements
    • Receptions & Yacht Party
  • Program Agenda

  • SPEAKERS

    Ted Schilowitz

    Futurist

    Paramount Studios

    John Canning

    Executive Producer

    VR AR Interactive

    Digital Domain

    Sean Stewart

    Creative Director

    Magic Leap

    Victor Luo

    Operation Lab Lead

    NASA JPL

    Shari Frilot

    Programmer

    Sundance Film Festival

    Michel Reilhac

    Programmer

    Venice Film Festival

    Liz Rosenthal

    Programmer

    Venice Film Festival

    Oscar Raby

    Creative Director

    VRTOV

    Michael Muller

    Photographer

    Muller Photo

    Joanna Popper

    Vice President

    HP

    Jong Ming Kim

    Guest Programmer

    BIFAN Film Festival

    Jesse Damiani

    Editor at Large

    VRScout

    Estella Tse

    Artist

    Google Residency

    Clifton Dawson

    CEO

    Greenlight Insight

    Matthieu Labeau

    Head of Partnership

    Nozon

    Noah Nelson

    Founder

    No Proscenium

    Jess Engel

    Founder

    Producer

    Crimes of Curiosity

    Steve Boyle

    CEO

    Epic Immersive

    Adam Rogers

    Executive Producer

    Gentle Manhands

    Eric Shamlin

    Founder

    FireBringer

    Tim Rittmann

    Founder

    VRNOW

    Kristin Gutekunst

    Director

    United Nation VR

    Jonathan Flesher

    Head of Partnership

    Baobab Studios

    Jacqueline

    Bošnjak

    CEO

    Mach1

    Christine Cattano

    Global Head

    Framestore VR

    Jacques Deveau

    Vice President

    Audiokinetic Wwise

    Zheng JianFeng

    Vice President

    Wanda Film

    Sarah Kinga Smith

    CEO

    Reverse Engineering Studios

    Zhang Hang

    Director

    IQiyi VR

    Sam Wey

    Creative Director

    Sandman Studios

    Lemony Lei

    CoFounder

    Pinta Studios

    James Fong

    CEO

    Jaunt China

    Rebecca Liu

    Founder

    VRCORE

    Eddie Lou

    Director

    Sandbox Immersive Fesitval

    Ayden Ye

    CoFounder

    VeeR

    Matthew Niederhauser

    CoFounder

    Sensorium

    Che Lin

    Programmer

    Beijing Film Festival VR,SIF

    Nathan Brown

    CEO

    Tomorrow Never Knows

    Hadrien Lanvin

    CEO

    Innerspace VR

    Mathias Chelebourg

    Director

    “Jack” and “Alice”

    He Qiyang

    Creative Director

    YouYu Alliance

    Gianluigi Perrone

    Creative Director

    Polyhedron

    Che JingXing

    Film Director

    Charles Wang

    Professor

    Beijing Film Academy

    Meredith Huang

    CEO

    Lavenir Space, CASC

    Raymond Pao

    Senior Vice President

    HTC

    Zhou Anbin

    Chairman

    Jin Dong

    Huang Shi

    Director

    VR LAB, China Communication University

    Jia Zhe

    GM

    VR & Digital Tech, Leyard Group

    Li Chang

    Chief Strategy Officer

    iFLYTEK VR

    Eason Chow

    CoFounder

    Sandman Studios

    Tom Fu

    Director

    C2Legend Studios

    Chopin Chee

    New Media Artis, TA

    Sandman Studios

    Victoire Thevenin

    Head of VR Content

    MK2

    Farsh Fallah

    Head of Partnership

    Samsung XR

    Kent Bye

    Founder

    Voices of VR

    Li Xun

    Senior Director

    China Film Art Research Center

    Sngmoo Lee

    President

    Art and Technology Center Seoul

    A Lang

    Editor in Chief

    Movie View Magazine

    Ana Serrano

    CDO

    Canadian Film Centre

    Jennifer Cook

    VP of Production

    Dreamscape Immersive

    Chen Guanlin

    Chen Guanlin

    MoSpace

    Myriam Achard

    Director

    Phi Center Montreal

    Thomas Villepoux

    Head of Content

    DV Group

    Zheng Jing

    Director of The College of Public Art

    China Academy of Art

    Liu Chang

    Director

    Black Cat Theatre

    Eloi Gerard

    CoFounder

    CrowsNest

    Kevin Tsukii

    Producer

    Emblematic Group

    Yan Feng

    Professor

    FuDan University

    Ji Shaoting

    Founder

    Future Affairs Administration

    Sunvie Sun

    Chapter Founder

    Humanity+ China

    Julie Perion

    Producer

    La Mado Films

    Lina Reinsbakken

    Founder

    Norn Studios

    Yan Chilimao

    General Manager

    Macrograph VR

    Joao Inada

    Creative Director

    Sete Leguas

    Claire Qi

    Producer

    CDK VR

    Zhang DaMing

    Founder

    FeiTan Studios

    Wang Chong

    Director

    Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental

    Shao Qing

    Founder

    VTime Studios

  • SANDBOX AWARDS

    To Be Announced Soon

  • Public Registration & Opens on June 11th

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