Randal Kleiser

Randal Kleiser Defrost Film Director

Randal Kleiser wrote and directed the 360 degree Virtual Reality series Defrost, featuring Carl Weathers, Bruce Davison, Tanna Frederick and Harry Hamlin which debuted at Sundance, and will be presented at Cannes after Crans-Montana.

 

Randal Kleiser wrote and directed the 360 degree Virtual Reality series Defrost, featuring Carl Weathers, Bruce Davison, Tanna Frederick and Harry Hamlin which debuted at Sundance, and will be presented at Cannes after Crans-Montana.

This year, at the World VR Forum, he will be participating in a neuroscience experiment with the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience at the École
Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne using clips from Defrost.

Kleiser’s directing credits include, Grease, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, The Blue Lagoon, Summer Lovers, Flight of the Navigator, White Fang, Big Top Peewee, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, North Shore, and the 1996 AIDS drama It’s My Party. Working in 70mm 3-D, he directed Honey, I Shrunk the Audience, which ran for over a decade at the Disney Parks in Anaheim, Orlando, Tokyo, and Paris.

With George Lucas, he produced the online course, “USC School of Cinematic Arts presents the Nina Foch Course for Filmmakers and Actors”. He serves on the Sci Tech Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and at the DGA, on the Western Directors Council and the National Board.

Challenges in Making and Distributing a VR series

  • 13 May 2017
  • 11 h 40 min - 11 h 50 min
  • Conference
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