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SH//FT is an immersive media company that celebrates and promotes diverse voices in storytelling.

LA2050: Girls Make VR

Arts Bridging the Gap, VRLA School, and SH//FT’s program called ‘Girls Make VR,’ about teaching teenage girls the basics of virtual reality content creation, has been accepted into the LA2050 ‘Learn’ challenge with the hopes of winning the $50,000 grant.

Voting is open to the public from October 18th to 25th, 2016.

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The team put on the first Girls Make VR workshop at the VRLA Summer Expo 2016,  and now they’re expanding the curriculum with more frequent events. Girls Make VR brings together VR/AR industry leaders to teach girls how to make VR and AR games, 360 videos, interactive stories, and more. The program is focused on reducing the barriers of entry for VR and AR by providing mentorship, resources, and inspiration to encourage girls to become leaders in the immersive tech industry.

SH//FT’s Oculus Connect Scholarship

SH//FT selected 10 incredible scholars who received the opportunity to attend Oculus Connect 3 at no charge. The conference took place Oct. 5-7, 2016 in San Jose, CA.

2016 Oculus Connect Scholarship Recipients

SH//FT’s Girls Make VR Workshop

SH//FT partners with VRLA School and Arts Bridging the Gap to run an introductory VR/AR content creation program for girls ages 13-18 called Girls Make VR.

In this workshop, students work with a Unity expert to create a VR experience from scratch using high-powered computers, Oculus Rift headsets, and the Unity game engine. Students also have the opportunity to explore VRLA’s expo of 130+ exhibitors innovating in immersive technology.

SH//FT’s Women in Virtual Reality Initiative

Our goal is to ensure that diversity becomes a cornerstone in the VR/AR industry. We believe that community-building is integral to achieving this goal. We currently host and run the world’s largest community of women, minorities, and allies working in immersive technologies. 

Women in VR

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