Landia is an author, director and producer of immersive experiences.
She founded Tiny Planets in december 2017, which rapidly garnered a strong reputation among peers for delivering bold and timely immersive experiences, offering highly interactive narratives and innovative user experiences.
In 2018, she released Umami (World Premiere at the Mostra del Cinema of the Venice Biennale) and Kayak (World Premiere at Le Cube, Paris). In 2019, she will mostly dedicate herself to bringing Welcome to the Savoy to life.
Amaury is an author, creative director and the Founder and CEO of Novelab, deeply involved in the visual and audio reconstruction of the Savoy and the creation of a fully interactive 3D environment including animated characters.
Amaury’s work has been recognized by numerous selections and Awards in major film festivals for projects such as Notes on Blindness, Unrest, Spheres, Umami and -22.7°C. He is a regular speakers in international events.
Sharon Davis is professional swing dancer and choreographer, based in London. Sharon specialises in authentic swing and jazz age dances, which she has been studying and dancing since 2001. Sharon considers it an honour to have been able to learn these dances with some of their original creators & legends, including Savoy Ballroom legends Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Sonny Allen and Sugar Sullivan. She has made it her mission to keep the flame of these dances alive and pass on the knowledge and joy she learned from her teachers.
Sharon holds numerous 1st place titles at the most prestigious international swing dance championships, and has taught and performed at dance festivals in over 30 countries. She is also the founder and the director of the European Swing Dance Championships. In 2013, she founded the Jazz Music & Dance Company (affectionately known as JazzMAD) in London to continue her life work of preserving, nurturing and promoting jazz music and its authentic dances.
Founded in 2017, Tiny Planets develops and produces immersive experiences, embracing today’s emerging technologies to tell the most captivating stories.
Using AR, VR and immersive theatre approaches, Tiny Planets creates innovative experiences, never compromising on the quality of the narratives and the user experience.
The company rapidly garnered a strong reputation for its editorial line and the quality of its first projects released and in development, among which stand Umami (World Premiere at the Mostra del Cinema of the Venice Biennale), Kayak (World Premiere at Le Cube in Paris) and Welcome to the Savoy.
Founded in 2009, Novelab combines high-end technologies with high-quality narratives to create engaging interactive and immersive experiences and installations.
At the crossroads between a tech start-up and a content creator, Novelab’s projects have been selected and awarded at major international festivals such as Sundance (2016, 2018 & 2019), Tribeca Film Festival (2016, 2017 & 2018), SXSW (2014, 2016 & 2019), Sheffield Doc/Fest (2016 & 2017) and the Venice Film Festival (2017 & 2018).
Founded in 2011, DVgroup is an award winning company which has dedicated its independent production activity to the creation of immersive works.
The company has collaborated with authors and directors from many different backgrounds, constantly looking for new narratives, formats and expanding audiences. DV’s projects all share the characteristics of being created for an international distribution, with production media and innovative and inventive devices, putting their expertise in the service of new forms of storytelling.
With their immersive VR theater pieces such as Alice, The Virtual Reality Play (2017), The Horrifically Real Virtuality (2018, now touring across USA), or PLAY! (2018), DVgroup was recognized as one of the most visionary companies in immersive entertainment.
Founded in 2007, Dpt. is a digital studio specialised in the production of interactive and immersive experiences. They design and produce projects on emerging platforms for brands, museums, film, entertainment and education.
They take an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to creating rich and unique experiences that affect the audience. They are a hybrid studio at the intersection of cinema and gaming, art and code, design and research.
Dpt.’s AR and VR projects, which include The Enemy, Manic, A Colossal Wave and Apocalypse 10 Lives AR, have been presented and won recognition worldwide (Tribeca Film Festival, SXSW, IDFA Doc Lab, Sheffield Doc/Fest, World VR Forum, etc.) over the years.