Rachel Bracker

We were delighted to invite Rachel Braker and Kerri Lynne Thorp to talk about Virtual Reality Cinema and the role it plays in the immersive landscape.

We kicked off our gatherings in grand style with demos and a captive audience as Rachel and Keri showed off their work.

Rachel Bracker is a virtual reality filmmaker with a background in documentary film making and multimedia journalism. She has directed, produced, and edited several 360 documentaries that explore a range of topics, from saving the Grand Canyon to the world’s oldest drag queen.

Kerri Lynne Thorp is an artist, futurist and feminist, exploring story and culture through documentary, virtual reality, and public engagement. She founded the extended reality company Hollow XR, with a desire to expand access to technology and use of storytelling as a crucial way to affect social change. Kerri teaches 360/VR documentary storytelling at NW Documentary in Portland OR and is the creative director for the youth programs Produced by Her and Recoding Resilience at NW Documentary.