Live Capture Using a GoPro Rig

Live Capture Using a GoPro Rig

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Live Capture Using a GoPro Rig

The Presenter

Phil Mayer

Philip Mayer (UK) is a digital artist, a structural engineer and Fulldome fanatic. From a background in 3D animation for broadcast television, he began his career as a performing artist in the early 1990s, as a VJ during the emergence of the Jungle / DnB music scene in England. Together with Ben Stern, he is a co-founder of GaiaNova Ltd, an organisation specialising in the creation and realisation of large-scale moving image artworks for live events. In 2005, he founded Gaiaspace Structures, a design and engineering company that produces geodesic domes for the touring events market.

Combining his passion for pixels and his passion for domes, in 2010 he co-founded Fulldome UK (FDUK), a not-for-profit organisation that aims to celebrate and promote the emerging field of Fulldome art. FDUK holds an annual Fulldome festival, which has been hosted at a number of planetariums across the UK, and in 2013 they took the festival on tour to Kaluga, Russia. As Fulldome artists, Phil and Ben are also participants in the European Mobile Dome Lab (EMDL) project.

Event Hours(1)

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 10:15 am

    Talk - Phil Mayer
    In The Shuttle Suite

Fulldome UK 2014

Fulldome UK returns to the National Space Centre, Leicester on the 7-8 November 2014 for two days of inspirational immersive screenings in the UK's largest digital dome. The internationally renowned festival will feature the very best 360 films, live VJ performances and radical debates on the future of immersive experiences.

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