Robert Stromberg on the limitless potential of virtual reality


Robert Stromberg, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at The Virtual Reality Company (VRC) joins Steve Waskul in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at SIGGRAPH 2017. During the interview, Robert shares his thoughts on the potential of VR and provides insight into creating amazing VR experiences.

VRC’s Raising a Rukus was featured in StudioXperience at SIGGRAPH 2017 to rave reviews from attendees and our own staff.

About Robert Stromberg

Robert Stromberg is a two-time Academy Award winner for production design (Avatar and Alice in Wonderland) and the Director of Disney’s Maleficent, which has made over $760 million in worldwide box office, the highest grossing directorial debut in history at the time of release. Robert’s proven vision and artistic capacity to create captivating imaginative worlds uniquely positions him to embrace the unique design challenges inherent in the immersive experience of VR.

In addition to his work at The Virtual Reality Company, Robert Stromberg is well known for his visual effects work and his work as a matte painter. Robert’s portfolio includes credits on some of our favorite films and TV series including AVATAR, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, GAME OF THRONES, LIFE OF PI, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END, THE HUNGER GAMES, and PAN’s LABYRINTH.