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Bertie Millis

Business Owner & Prolific Freelancer

Deploying VR headsets in an Enterprise business Shipping VR headsets internationally Virtual reality event production Audience experience planning COVID safety and virtual reality Evangelising immersive technologies to C-Level & Goverment Using VR for marketing Marketing virtual reality experiences

I am the co-founder of award-winning specialist agency & consultancy, Virtual Umbrella. As COO of the company, I handle the day-to-day operations and delivery of projects which means I have worked on immersive technology projects with clients all over the world. Some of my key achievements include; Producing the immersive technology strand of the BFI London Film Festival, Introducing over 50,000 people to virtual reality, Putting the Queen of Norway in a VR headset, From supporting international tours of immersive experiences, to building a bespoke screening platforms, to helping bring huge domes filled with the very best interactive and VR tech to Edinburgh’s iconic George Street, I am on a non-stop mission to excite audiences and businesses with the potential of immersive content.

These are some of the projects I have worked on in recent years: 2021 - Immersive Coordinator, UCL 2020 -XR Producer, BFI London Film Festival 2020 - Logistics and technical installation - VR @ MIC, Morningstar 2020 - Producer and tech lead – OKRE Salons, Wellcome Trust 2020 - Technical Production – VR Sound Stage Tokyo Philharmonia Orchestra 2019 - Technical Production – VR Sound Stage Paris Philharmonia Orchestra 2019 - Technical Production – Alternate Realities Tour Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 - Technical Production – To The Moon Manchester International Festival 2018 - Technical Producer – Realidades Alternativas Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 - Head of XR Experience – VR Sound Stage Philharmonia Orchestra 2018 - Technical Production Open City Documentary Festival 2018 - Associate Producer – Alternate Realities Tour Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 - Technical Producer – Helsinki Installation Philharmonia Orchestra 2018 - Technical Production – VR Cinema Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 - Technical Producer – Bergen International Festival Philharmonia Orchestra 2018 - XR Experience Lead - SXSW Philharmonia Orchestra 2017 - Technical Producer – Realidades Alternativas Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 - XR Tour Producer Together Films 2017 - Technical Production Open City Documentary Festival 2017 - Associate Producer – FuturePlay (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Riverside Studios 2017 - Technical Specialist – Alternate Realities Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 - Associate Producer – Tech Zone at Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Riverside Studios 2016 - Technical Producer for Lipton Iced Tea promotional event Dojo App / FUSE UK 2016 - Associate Producer – Nokia OZO launch event Ruder Finn PR / Nokia 2016 - Producer – VRUK Festival Ravensbourne When i'm not working on immersive technology projects, I spend a lot of time mentoring others about personal finance, business planning, starting their own businesses and how to manage clients. I also livestream on Twitch.tv for charity, any proceeds from my livestream efforts go to good causes.

Coffee / Tea Chat

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