Immerse yourself in these VR podcasts


Whether you're already creating for virtual reality (VR) or thinking about VR as your next career move, these podcasts with top professionals have plenty of information and stories to inspire you.  

Chris Nichols, founder of Chaos Group Labs, has been meeting the who's who of VR content for the CG Garage Podcast series, asking them about what they do, how they do it and why.  

Here are five of the best VR podcasts from the series – head over to the main CG Garage Podcast page to see plenty more.

01. Travel and VR 

Eric Hanson, a co-founder of xRez, talks travel VR and how he's been travelling the globe taking high-resolution photos that are turned into VR experiences. 

02. VR for VFX

Justin Denton has done extensive work in VR content creation, including 360 stereo video content, both live action and CG, while at Legend VR.

03. VR and arch-viz 

Renowned architecture firm Herzog & De Meuron in Basel, Switzerland, discuss how VR and technology have changed the way they design.

04. VR technology

Tristan Salomé and Matthieu Labeau discuss their work at Nozon, where they are developing a new way to get very high-quality pre-rendered VR with six degrees of freedom.

05. VR and video games 

David Chontos of Psyop discusses how his passion for VR led to video game studio Psyop, maker of Clash of Clans, starting its own VR department. 

This article originally appeared in 3D World issue 217; buy it here!

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & Design

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & Design at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.