Justin Denton
Technical Creative Director, Here Be Dragons
Biography
Justin Denton is a Texas-born director, artist, and the executive technical director at Here Be Dragons. By mixing a blue-collar work mentality, an innate passion for the fine arts, and a 15-year career in feature and commercial visual effects, Denton found his calling by telling stories through technology. He began his directing career with the VR experience Beware Crimson Peak at Comic-Con for Legendary Entertainment, and then went on to write and direct the independent short film Burlap, which has shown at over 20 festivals in both traditional and VR formats, including Fantastic Fest, Cinequest, and Beyond Fest. Denton co-created Ghost in the Shell VR for Paramount Pictures and The Possible: Listening to the Universe. Most recently, he directed the critically acclaimed mixed reality experience Legions: Sessions, which debuted at Comic-Con 2017.
Justin Denton
Technical Creative Director, Here Be Dragons
Augmented Reality: Storytelling in Untested Waters

Augmented reality is an exciting new technology that is becoming more and more explored within the narrative arena. In this panel, we'll dive into the history of the medium, current and upcoming breakthroughs, and how to create a storytelling AR experience greater than the sum of its parts. Attendees will walk away with a solid understanding of what’s achievable with this new type of experience, how they can make it work for themselves, and ultimately where this particular breed of storytelling may take us in the future.