Ted Schilowitz, Los Angeles based expert in emerging technologies, has been named the first-ever Futurist in Residence at Paramount Pictures and Viacom and will jointly reports Chairman/CEO Jim Gianopulos and COO Andrew Gumpert. What is a ‘futurist in residence’? He is someone who works with technology teams — Schilowitz to explore all the latest efforts in tech with an emphasis on virtual reality/augmented reality.
While he will work with both film and TV divisions, Schilowitz will continue his role as Chief Creative officer at Barco Escape where he’s been spearheading the creative aspects adding immersive right and left screens to movie theatres. His company worked on Paramount’s Star Trek: Beyond and 20th Century Fox’s The Maze