Principal VR Filmmaker, Cofounder, Google Jump, Oculus Story Studio
Jessica Brillhart is the principal VR filmmaker for Google Jump. During her career, Brillhart has received numerous accolades, including recognition from the Webbys, One Show, ADC Awards, Cannes Lions, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Saschka Unseld is a German-born director and writer who cofounded the Academy Award–nominated animation studio Soi, where he directed and produced numerous award-winning shorts and commercials before joining Pixar Animation Studios in 2008. During his six years at Pixar, he worked on Toy Story 3, Cars 2, and Brave and wrote and directed the short film The Blue Umbrella. In 2014, Saschka became Creative Director at Passion Pictures for Commercials and cofounded Oculus Story Studio, where he now helps explore the future of VR storytelling and directed their very first VR experience, “Lost.”