Author: Eric Chang

Author: Eric Chang

The Infinite Hotel

January 5 & 12 at 5PM and 9PM | January 7-11 at 7:30PM | Post-show conversation on Jan 11 at Irondale “Rock music and Rube-Goldberg- cinematography collide in a cathartic and inventive music-theatre experience. The Infinite Hotel invites live audiences to become ‘extras’ and step inside an elaborate movie-making machine, producing a one-take feature film…

Decoding Noise

What sounds go into silence? Have you ever noticed that there’s never actually moments of actual “silence” when you’re watching a film/tv show? (In fact, when Star Wars The Last Jedi actually decided to include a silent scene that lasted 10 seconds, movie theaters had to put up warning signs since too many people complained…

Work – Life Balance

Go take a vacation. It’s healthy. I’m writing this blog post in a hotel in Amsterdam. I finally decided to take a nice week long vacation, after a pretty crazy year. And I can’t stress this enough, you can get burned out – make sure to take care of your mind and body. Work is…

Augmented Audio

Something I’m really excited about the VR and AR mediums is the development of spatialized audio. I love sound designing, especially for animated films, because it’s about world building. In a film, it’s not the visuals that tell you what you’re supposed to feel at any moment, but the soundscape — the music, the foley…

A World Without Screens

A couple weeks back during one of our research meetings, Ken asked everyone to imagine what a world without screens could be like and to prototype them at the lab. It’s a question I’ve been fascinated with and curious to see what path we actually end up taking to get there. I figured I’d share…

Notch Experiments

A followup blog from my last post on Notch. Last week I wrote about picking up a new software, called Notch, this week I’m going to post some of the work in progress / BTS of the visuals I made for the Sheck Wes x Spotify concert at the Harlem Parish on Monday. (Sadly, it…

Storytelling Across Multiple Mediums

How often is a new creative medium made in one’s lifetime? We’ve had three new mediums that’ve been enabled through many recent breakthroughs in technology over the last decade — virtual reality, augmented reality, and creating living/reactive physical spaces via IoT (Internet of Things) devices — for individuals to express themselves and create art in.…

CAVE @ SIGGRAPH 2018

SIGGRAPH 2018 // CAVE PHOTO RECAP Vancouver, Canada – Siggraph 2018 Main Building Line for Cave’s 1st Public Showing Our pre-show room featuring Marta’s binaural soundscape of the Ice Age on Bose’s prototype eyewear headphones. Bose’s Prototype Eyewear Headphones CAVE Mainshow Room Wireless inside out 6 DOF VR headset (Google Mirage) with Bose’s prototype eyewear…