Join us and explore the application of 3D technologies, including VR/AR in the creative and cultural industries!

Think Forward will help guide and support Canadian innovators and creatives to become global leaders in the use of 3D technologies in creative endeavours and to push the boundaries of the possible.

The ground is shifting, where do you stand?

March 9, 2017
Toronto, Ontario


Do you work in the screen-based creative industries, architecture, the arts, culture & heritage, design or research and development?

+ What are 3D technologies?
+ How can I use 3D technologies to expand creative expression?
+ What skills are needed and who needs them to take advantage of 3D technologies?
+ How can I use 3D technology for my projects?
+ How will 3D technology impact design disciplines including screen-based creative industries,
physical design, as well as art and culture?

If you are interested in exploring any of these questions, Think Forward is for you! 



Cinema 2 | TIFF Bell Lightbox occupies an entire city block in the heart of Toronto's media and entertainment district. All spaces, including the cinemas, are wheelchair accessible to the public. Find us in Reitman Square: 350 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3X5


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* Agenda subject to change



MC: Richard Crouse is the regular film critic for CTV’s Canada AM, the 24 hour news source CTV’s News Channel and CP24. Read more


Dr. Barry Sandrew is an internationally recognized serial entrepreneur, digital imaging expert and visual effects (VFX) pioneer.


Thomas Wallner is a producer, writer, and director working in film and interactive media. Read more.


Greg Lynn is a professor, architect and innovator on the cutting edge of design in architecture and design culture. Read more.


Maryam Nabavi is the VP, IC/things at Idea Couture, an engineer, design strategist and lecturer. Read more.


Edward Burtynsky is a constant maker. Whether it's photographs, feature documentaries, or businesses - he's constantly building. Read more.


Jesse Hirsh is an artist, futurist, researcher and internet strategist with 25 years experience in research and writing. Read more.


Simon Brault is the Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts. Read more.


Charles Falzon is the Dean of Ryerson University's Faculty of Communication and Design. Read more.

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