A proud Vancouverite, Leon Ng is a Founder, Executive Producer, CEO, and philanthropist. His vision, passion and global perspectives have driven his rise in BC’s business, technology, media and philanthropic communities, landing him a spot on Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40 list in 2015. Leon is the Founder and CEO of LNG Studios. In 2009, LNG Studios began as an award-winning production agency. Now an industry-leading architecture visualization firm, LNG Studios is one of Canada’s few Virtual and Augmented Reality specialists, with artificial intelligence for real estate being its next venture. Leon is also a board member for the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Association (VRARA) and the founder of the Vancouver’s first Virtual Reality Film Festival (YVRFF). Leon is also the Executive Producer for Novus TV, a local community television channel, and founder of The Real Estate Channel, North America’s largest 24/7 real estate television network. Actively involved in the community, Leon is on the board for the Future Leaders of St. Paul’s Foundation and on the advisory board for the Vancouver Asian Film Festival. His previous philanthropic work has included supporting the BCSPCA, Children’s Wish Foundation, and Kids Help Phone.
How can new technologies in VR and AR contribute to the development and distribution of new audiovisual content? Major Brazilian and international producers will tell their experiences with VR and AR, including mobile and AR actions, and how storytelling can contribute to improving content and experience within platforms.