Philipp Maas is an Director for Animation and Virtual Reality Experiences. His animated VR short film SONAR was selected by international festivals including Sundance and Cannes. Before specializing in VR, he gathered experience in the German CG & VFX industry working on commercials for Daimler, ZF Friedrichshafen and Adidas among other clients but also on feature films “Escape from Tibet (2012)” and several short films. In 2016, he worked as a Layout Artist on “Dear Angelica” a critically acclaimed VR Experience by Oculus Story Studio featuring the voice of Geena Davis. Now based in Germany, he looks into novel ideas and workflows for virtual reality storytelling and takes his findings to clients around the world to create emotional branded VR content. On the side, he is developing a new narrative VR project to be released in 2018.