Wednesday, February 28, 2024

LA’s Vortex Dome to Hold Symposium on Future of Fulldome


Los Angeles, CA, USA — This year’s STATE OF THE ARTS:  Future of Fulldome, taking place at LA’s Vortex Dome on December 12, focuses on 360 immersive storytelling and content creation, and the emerging popularity of the fulldome format.  From educational to wellness and healing, to immersive live performance, this event will feature a panel of top experts working in the fulldome format and a showcase designed to demonstrate examples of the various types of content being created for the fulldome space.  The evening will culminate in networking reception featuring an immersive performance followed by a live 360 VJ/DJ in The Vortex Dome.

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Doors Open/Check In 
7:30 pm Welcome The Fulldome as a Space for Wellbeing…  Special performance by Michael Perricone, Tibetan Bells, with Jahna Perricone, Mindfulness Certified Practioner, MARC:  Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, UCLA
7:45 pm  – 9:00 pm


Hear from experts working in the exciting format of fulldome 360 content creation. Whether one creates planetarium and educational projects, arts and entertainment, live performances, corporate experiences, theme park attractions or you’re a VJ/DJ, discover the lastest trends in this exciting emerging platform, learn about career opportunities and discover guidelines to great 360 immersive storytelling.

Panelists: Audri Phillips, 360 Visual Artist, Eric Hanson, VFX xRez Studio, Valerie Johnson-Redrow, Producer

Moderator/Presenter:  Ed Lantz, Vortex Immersion Media, Co-Founder IMERSA

Sponsored by IMERSA:  Immersive Media Entertainment Research Science and Arts


9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Potential of Fulldome & Artist Q&A 

A variety of fulldome content selections will be shown along with a brief Q&A with available artists/curators.

You’ll see examples from genre categories such as; Planetarium/Educational, Wellness, Ride, Corporate Entertainment, 360 Narrative, Experimental/Fine Art and Visual Music.

Sponsored by Vortex Immersion Media

9:30 pm – 9:45 pm 2013 c3 FutureVision Award Announcement – Karim Ahmad & FUTURE STATES  
9:45 pm – 10:00 pm Immersive Live Performance Showcase – Audri Philips, Digital Artist, Elizabeth Yochim Performer
10:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Reception:  Live VJ/DJ with 360 VJ Tim Hix and DJ Brianna Amore

Special thanks to Los Angeles Center Studios 

For more information or to register, visit

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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