After a career change in 2012, Landia started working on producing interactive experiences for the New Media platforms (VR, games, web, transmedia, installations) working at the Paris-based company Agat Films/Ex Nihilo, delivering exciting and award-winning projects exploring new forms of storytelling, such as the video game and transmedia experience ‘Type:Rider’ and ‘Notes on blindness VR’.
She then moved to Sydney and joined the newly created studio StartVR as Senior Producer. She produced experiences for corporate clients including Samsung, before setting-up Tiny Planets in London in 2017 to develop new projects, focusing on strong narratives using immersive technologies. Projects currently in development include ‘Welcome to the Savoy’ and the real time 3D animated VR thriller ‘Umami’.
Nicolas started his career in VFX in 1998 as R&D engineer in BUF Compagnie in Paris, where he developed in house software used in movies like Fight Club, Panic Room, Matrix 2 and 3, Batman Begins and Harry Potter 4.
In 2006, Nicolas moved to London to join The Mill as both R&D Engineer and TD artist, where he worked on VFX for commercials, TV series (Dr Who, Torchwood) and movies like Narnia 3.
Since 2009, he has been codeveloping high end photogrammetry software Enwaii (used in Hunger Games, The Crown) and creating VR experiences for companies like Sky, Google and France Televisions.
After working in audio research and as lead designer for the the video game company Ubisoft on major AAA franchises like Prince of Persia, Amaury founded AudioGaming in 2009. The company creates innovative technologies focusing on sound and interactivity, used on projects such as ‘Django Unchained’ (Tarantino) and renowned video games franchises such as ‘WRC5’, ‘Trackmania’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed’.
AudioGaming created Novelab in 2013, focusing on the creation of immersive and interactive experiences (video games, VR, installations) and Amaury worked as creative director and producer on projects including Type:Rider, Kinoscope, Vandals, Notes on Blindness VR, Unrest VR, which were selected in major festivals, winning prestigious awards such as the Storyscapes Award (Tribeca Film Festival), Prix Europa and the Sheffield Doc/Fest Award.
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.
Laura Bardey worked as CFO for French and Australian production companies. She took part in the production of numerous TV documentaries and dramas, long-feature films and innovative interactive experiences. She co-founded Tiny Planets with Landia Egal, a company based in the UK and France focusing on storytelling and art projects using immersive technologies (VR, AR, MR).
Tiny planets is a production company for Emerging Entertainment Formats, addressing the need for great experiential content. Balancing research and development with forming long term partnerships, we explore the opportunities that new technologies create for art, storytelling and entertainment.
Alter Equals is a London studio creating high-end immersive experiences across several platforms: VR, mobile, web 3D, as well as bespoke installations. The company is respected for its team’s expertise in photorealistic 3D reconstruction using its own photogrammetry software Enwaii.
Alter Equals co-created VR experiences produced by Factory 42 and Cineteve and commissioned by Sky, Google Arts and Culture and France Televisions.