The Anatomy of a Virtual Being
How will memory and awareness (Ai) change how we interact with characters and information? What will it feel like to have a long term relationship with a character? What have we learned about audience-character interaction that will allow us to build characters who will recognize who we are and remember the things we have done together?
Fable Studio, Co-Founder/Director
Pete Billington explores the convergence of art and technology. His career began at Silicon Graphics at the dawn of the web era. As a visual effects software consultant, he contributed to films like Star Wars and The Matrix. He helped pioneer a motion-capture pipeline and rapid prototyping design process now adopted by every major studio. His artwork can be found in over 15 feature films. He is also the director of the acclaimed Virtual Reality experience Wolves in the Walls, which strives to balance narrative structure with natural, intuitive interaction. His next pursuit is the creation of a long term character relationship utilizing AI, interactive storytelling and a little magic.