CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK ANNOUNCES OMNISPACE INC, A GLOBAL LEADER IN 360° IMMERSIVE, CINEMATIC EXPERIENCES DEBUTS IN CANADA AT THIS YEAR’S CONFERENCE
As part of Canadian Music Week 2016, Omnispace will premiere Samskara, the new short film by celebrated visual artist Android Jones. The screening will take place at 5 PM on Saturday, May 7 in the dome at the CMW entrance located on the lower level of the Toronto Sheraton Centre 123 Queen Street West.
This will be the Canadian premiere of the short film ‘Samskara‘ by the renowned and award-winning artist and digital painter Android Jones. Emerging from the Burning Man community with a large and dedicated following, Android Jones was the featured live artist at last year’s historic Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’ performances. His work has been projected on the Empire State Building and the Sydney Opera House.
According to Omnispace CEO Shawn Lindberg “We’re incredibly excited about using our technology to enable artists to communicate more of their internal vision, adding the dimensions of motion and depth to envelop us and move us in ways we’ve never experienced before.”
Android’s vibrant and stirring work comes alive in Omnispace’s state-of-the-art mid-size projection dome, an exciting new canvas for artistic expression. Omnispace’s ultra high-definition 360° image creates the ideal environment for shared, and truly immersive experiences.
CMW attendees are invited to enjoy specially selected clips of immersive art and video throughout the day on May 5, 6, and 7.
Omnispace designs and develops immersive 360° environments, the next platform for the sharing of experiences, information and entertainment. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Omnispace is a full service provider of dome-shaped theater systems and a producer and distributor of specialized video content.
Omnispace is headed by CEO Shawn Lindberg, who, after a successful 15+ year leadership career at eBay.com, is now focusing on his passion of bringing new immersive experiences to the world.
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ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
Now in it’s 34th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 7 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto. http://cmw.net.
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