Emirates News Agency – Documentary director Anthony Geffen attends the virtual sessions of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair


Abu Dhabi, May 10 / WAM / hosted the last session of Abu Dhabi Exhibition
The International Virtual Book held by the exhibition for a number of authors
And artists from their homes, after postponing the thirtieth session of the exhibition to the year
Next because of the current conditions the world is going through … Anthony Geffen Nobody
The world’s leading documentary makers and pioneering virtual reality productions
Augmented reality.

The recent session was organized and presented by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Given, creative director and CEO of Atlantic Productions, Inc.
Award-winning company for documentary production, distinguished now
Creating immersive storytelling experiences using virtual reality technologies
Augmented reality.

During the session, Geffen spoke in detail about the cooperation between “Atlantic Productions”.
And Image Nation, the media and entertainment company in Abu Dhabi, where they used
Technology to produce the Emirates History documentary, which revived 125,000
Years of the region’s human history. Viewers can use technology
Virtual reality Merging in the story and enjoying various experiences, such as the ages
For the Al Qasr Al Hosn Group, or a pearl diving test experience.

Geffen told viewers about his work with the British broadcaster and historian of history
Naturalist David Attenborough, on 14 different projects, including documentary filming
Marine life within the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and another lets
Viewers get acquainted with the dinosaurs closely at the Natural History Museum in
London. Geffen also provided a preliminary overview of a project to be released soon around the world
British Stephen Hawking, allows viewers to travel throughout the universe.

Geffen also spoke about his cooperation with New York University Abu Dhabi / NYUAD / to teach
Technology used to immersive storytelling experience, and student empowerment
To use these skills in whatever profession they choose.

Geffen concluded his session by talking about the positive role a novel experience would play
Future immersive stories in various aspects of the economy, expressing confidence that
Developments of this technology will become common and within reach within several
Years, so it is now important to invest in and train in them.

It hosted a series of previous virtual sessions of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Annabel Carmel, a well-known author of children’s cookbooks; and Corky Ball,
Storyboard illustrator and owner of the popular series “Winnie and Wilber”; Nick Arnold,
Author of a book series directed at children “Awesome Science”.

-He praised-

WAM / Ahmed Al-Naimi / Islama Al-Hussein


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