Julian Reyes is the Founder and Director of the Virtual Worlds Museum. Prior to this work, Julian founded Keyframe-Entertainment, which produced media projects, events, VR demos, and 3D worlds.
Julian has also held positions at Meta, Cisco Systems, Jacobs Associates, Founders Workshop, and Exponent. Additionally, he received training from the Oculus Launch Pad and Oculus Start programs and the EveryRealm Metaverse Academy.
As part of the Virtual Worlds Museum effort, Julian Reyes is currently working on mapping immersive worlds. He also spoke about virtual worlds at the AWE conference in Santa Clara.
The Metaverse Spectrum Business Conference – “The Seeds of the Metaverse” – December 6th, online
The conference places a special focus on AI’s role in enhancing the business metaverse. It provides coverage of both strategic and implementation issues relating to the business metaverse, and examines the growing impact of Web 3, AI, VR, and AR on the metaverse.
Bit Basel – December, Miami, FL
Started as a digital art event on December 5th, 2020, BitBasel has been at the forefront for the rise of Bitcoin, NFTs, and Miami as the global crypto capital. Made up of a local community who have been leading blockchain education efforts across Florida since 2013, BitBasel empowers grassroot creators with the tools and support to launch their first NFT collection and win in Web3.
AUGMENTED WORLD EXPO (AWE) 2023, Santa Clara – Mapping the Web3 Immersive Platforms
This presentation explored a list of today’s most visited Web3 virtual worlds, along with interoperable MetaTr@versal portal crawls to review how Web2, Web3, and WebXR are deploying immersive worlds.
BOOM FESTIVAL 2023, Portugal – The Frontiers of Art and Tech: The Imagination Paradox
An XR tech panel discussion on the changing and prominent role of immersive virtual worlds in our lives and their roles in imagination, reality, coding, and engineering. Panel with Mynah Marie, Julian Reyes, Amos Gaynes, quendera and Batuhan Bintas.
OZORA FESTIVAL 2023, Hungary, Chambok House – “The Seeds of The Metaverse”
This impromptu presentation explained the origin of virtual worlds and how they can be the precursors to the upcoming Metaverse. Julian also covered MetaTr@versal portal crawls, and the differences between Web2, Web3, and WebXR immersive worlds.
BOOM FESTIVAL 2018, Portugal – Amplify Her screening presentation
Keyframe hosted a screening presentation of ‘Amplify Her’, and showcased Fifer Garbesi’s “¡Viva La Evolución!” and HelloEnjoy’s “Fantasynth” at the Castro Theater.
Oregon Eclipse 2017 – Hosted the ReInhabiting the Village area
Keyframe hosted the ReInhabitng the Village area at this event featuring a range of festivals collaborating from around the world.
Lucidity Festival 2017 – ReInhabiting the Village presenter.
Executive Producer Keyframe and Associate Producer Lucidity Festivals presented the “ReInhabiting the Village” book and community project at the event.
The ReInhabiting the Village workshop focused on sharing principals that include Thinking Global, Acting Local practices, regional resilience, appropriate technology, cultural literacy, holistic health, living economy and more.
Keyframe Transformational Cultural Forum Permaculture event @ EcoSystm, San Francisco (2014)
The event focused on the intersection of Transformational Culture and Permaculture. It presented a discussion between permaculture advocates, educators, and community organizers, exploring the question of how these two movements can cross-pollinate and support each other.
BOOM FESTIVAL 2012 – Electronic Awakening screening presentation
Executive Producer Keyframe screened ‘Electronic Awakening’, an ethnographic documentary feature film that investigates the spirituality of Electronic Dance Music Culture.
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