Jessica Brillhart +
Vrai Pictures

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Vrai Pictures is an independent mixed-reality media company that explores the creative potential of emerging spatial computing technologies to build meaningful experiences.

VP’s founder, Jessica Brillhart, is an award-winning designer, writer, and theorist in emerging technologies and immersive media. 

She is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, with concentrations in Film & TV production and Computer Science, respectively. Brillhart most recently served as the Director of the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of California's Institute for Creative Technologies. Before her appointment at USC, Brillhart was at Google, first as part of their Creative Lab in 2008, before becoming Principal Filmmaker for Virtual Reality at Google in 2015.

Brillhart is widely regarded as a pioneer in mixed reality, serving as a judge, mentor, and keynote speaker for festivals, conferences, and institutions worldwide, notably the Webby Awards, Aspen Ideas Festival, and Sundance Institute. Her accolades include MIT Technology Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 and the Advanced Imaging Society's Distinguished Leadership Award for her contributions to the entertainment industry.

Select talks, articles, and press:

SXSW 2019 Convergence Keynote ︎︎︎
Dazed Magazine Feature︎︎︎
“These Uncomfortably Exciting Times” cover article for Filmmaker Magazine ︎︎︎