Eastern European XR Alliance is a fresh initiative supporting, promoting and co-creating innovative creative XR. Our main goal is to share and innovate XR practices that can elevate immersive art and entertainment.

Co-founded by pioneering XR representatives of Romania, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Belarus

during Dokweb 2021.

WE 

SIMPLY LOVE XR 

and we aim to build an expanded:

  • community spirit

  • infrastructure for XR funding 

  • shared innovative practices

  • network of EE talents in XR

  • support international cooperation

in order to make

Eastern European artworks qualitative

and relevant

on a global level.

Meet The EEXRA Team

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Ioana MISCHIE

ROMANIA

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Co-Founder & Member of the EEXRA Board

Ioana Mischie is a Romanian-born transmedia artist (screenwriter/director) and transmedia futurist, multi-awarded for filmmaking, VR and innovative concepts. Her cinematic projects as writer/director have traveled to more than 150 festivals worldwide, were developed in top-notch international programs (Berlinale Talents - Script Station, Sundance Workshop - Capalbio, Cannes International Screenwriters Pavilion). Fulbright Grantee Alumna of USC School of Cinematic Arts and Alumna of UNATC, advanced the transmedia storytelling field as part of her doctoral study thesis completed with Summa Cum Laude.  

Founder of Storyscapes, she has created Government of Children (3D film, web, XR), a pioneering transmedia franchise empowering children to see themselves as leaders and to redesign their society and the VR franchise Tangible Utopias. Envisioning the world as a neo-creative playground, she deeply believes that storytellers are "the architects of the future" (Buckminster Fuller).

Viktoria Szabo

HUNGARY

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Co-Founder & Member of the EEXRA Board

Viktoria Szabo is a Budapest based creative media professional working in the field of digital storytelling and immersive media art.

Her fields of interest include digital narratives, narrative practices, the intersection of storytelling and technology, science communication and transmedia storytelling. She worked with many different media formats from TV to VR. She is passionate about finding new narrative formats and understanding the human and non-human ability of storytelling.

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Jacek NAGLOWSKI

POLAND

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Co-Founder & Member of the EEXRA Board

Jacek Nagłowski - film producer and director, researcher, promoter and author of virtual reality works. In 2004, together with Agnieszka Janowska, he founded the Centrala film production company, which to date has produced nearly thirty documentaries and feature films, awarded at international film festivals.

Since 2015, he has been working on issues of virtual reality. Together with Milenia Fiedler and Iwona Pomianowska, he initiated a project to study cinematic VR language at the Film School in Łódź. Since 2018, together with Paulina Borkiewicz, he leads the VR/AR Studio of the Visual Narration Laboratory at the Łódź Film School. The Studio's first production, the interactive experience "Nightsss", premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021. Author of one of the first cinematic VR videos in Europe, VR documentary "Whispers" which premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, VR adaptation of the theater play „the Possessed" and educational VR game "the Curator" about the history of Polish design.

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Jakub PINKAVA

CZECH REPUBLIC

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Co-Founder & Member of the EEXRA Board

During his studies at FAMU production department, he worked as a line producer on multiple feature films. In 2012, he co-founded Free Cinema, a non-profit film education organisation. In 2015 he graduated from FAMU. Currently, he works as a Prague based producer for Punk Film on feature films and documentaries.

 

Apart from film-making, Jakub is developing spherical videos and new formats of XR content. He yearly co-organizes EDI, the interactive part of the East Doc Platform. 

Mitya SORKIN

BELARUS

 

Co-Founder & Member of the EEXRA Board

Mitya Sorkin is a co-founder and creative producer of Feeling Digital, a VR/AR studio from Minsk, Belarus. He has been involved in producing immersive experiences since 2014. 

 

Mitya worked as an interactive experience designer on dozens of projects in the sphere of art, marketing, advertising, education and entertainment. He participated in two editions of xR Creators’ Lab in Munich and organized the VR Day event within the Listapad film festival in Minsk from 2016 to 2019.

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