FIFER GARBESI

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
EMERGING FORMATS SPECIALIST
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PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Executive Producer: YouTube VR

Guiding brands and top creators in the production of emerging formats.

Producer: Google Playground

See your world differently with Playground on Pixel: interactive AR characters powered by computer-vision.

Producer: The Day the World Changed 

 A Virtual Reality Memorial honoring the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. On behalf of Nobel Media with YesPleaseThankYou.

Producer/Director: NeuroExplorer VR

Experience the evolution of the human brain from brainstem to neocortex and stimulate brain function with a virtual brain machine interface, the Neuron Wand. Oculus Launchpad Winner.

Producer/ Co-Director: The View from the Mountain

An intimate documentary on the root causes of child marriage and its devastating consequences set in rural Nepal. Created for World Vision and The New Zealand Herald.

Producer/Director: ¡Viva La Evolución!  

360 documentary on the multi-faceted impact of the lifting of the Cuban embargo through the lens of underground electronic music in Havana. In conjunction with VR Playhouse.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

Co-Founder of ARTandVR

Bringing together the art and technology worlds with immersive events which stimulate discussion and collaboration between divided communities.

SPEAKER
SPEAKER

TedX Berkeley 2020 "Designing Virtual Worlds for a Human Future"

Masterclass "Emerging Tools for Non-Fiction Storytelling" Open City Doc Festival 2018

"Neuroscience and Virtual Reality" UCLA 2018

“ARTandVR: Creating the Ecosystem for Art and Technology to Co-Evolve” Digility 2017

“Bridging Cultures with Virtual Reality” World VR Forum 2017

“Production to Distribution in VR” Cannes Film Festival2017

Moderator, UN Women’s Global Voices VR Festival 2017

INSTRUCTOR
INSTRUCTOR

Instructor
Bay Area Video Coalition

Guest Lecturer
San Francisco State University
Chapman University
Pepperdine University
Academy of Art University
UCSF
UCLA

AWARDS
AWARDS

Google Jump Start 2018

Award Recipient

Oculus Launchpad 2017

 Grant Recipient 

ABOUT
ABOUT

Award winning producer of AR/VR, games, experiential, virtual humans, websites, videos, and more. Experienced in the design and optimization of 3D and 2D content pipelines, building client relationships, and leading cross-functional teams. Garbesi’s work has screened at Cannes, Tribeca, and The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and was awarded a Cannes Lion.

ACCOLADES

"Few people have taken over productions as gracefully as Fifer."
- Jonathan Krussel, Apple
"She has facilitated negotiation between major stakeholders, consistently bringing up creative solutions to drive all parties toward mutually agreeable decisions."
- Lulu LaMer, Google
"Fifer Garbesi is arguably the most competent VR / XR producer I've had the pleasure of working with... what I've found that makes Fifer unique, is her total understanding of the technical AND creative process, combined with Fifer's passion and commitment to the XR space."
- Tom Lofthouse, Discovery

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