Mohini is a game and interaction designer from Brooklyn, NY. Her work focusses on finding creative solutions to communication problems ranging from graphic design to game design, focussing on the experience of her end user. Some of her memorable design challenges range from helping farmers in Indonesia better understand how to adapt to climate change, sharing the risks of Malaria and Dengue with Kenyan tribes, and helping the urban American youth empathize with wrongfully convicted prisoners.She has an MFA in Design + Technology from Parsons, NY and believes storytelling and good design will save the world one day, and is constantly exploring new ways to better tell the stories all around us.
Hugh McGrory is Co-Founder and CEO of Datavized, an NYC-based technology startup focused on democratizing virtual reality. Hugh brings expertise in film production, art and technology to the world of immersive media. He was a Partner at Culture Shock, consulting for clients including The National Film Board of Canada. In 2011 Hugh brought the partners together to create The Andy Warhol Film Digitization Project, developed in collaboration with The Moving Picture Company and Technicolor.
Hugh grew up in Derry, Northern Ireland. He co-founded the Belfast-based studio Make.ie, was Executive Producer for the Northern Ireland Screen / UK Film Council ‘Deviate’ short film scheme, a Teaching Fellow at Queen’s University Film Studies Department, taught Film Acting at The Gaiety School / National Theater School of Ireland, and was an award-winning director and producer of experimental films. He completed a Nano Imaging Residency with the CINEMA Microscopy Lab at Yale University School of Medicine in 2007.