Joel Douek

Ecco VR

ECCO VR co-founder Joel Douek is an award winning composer and sound designer whose work has brought many top Virtual Reality experiences to life, as well as numerous BAFTA and EMMY-winning productions. Born in London, England, Joel draws heavily on his background in music and neuroscience to guide & innovate the use of sound to bring meaning, realism and emotion to the world of VR. He regularly speaks on panels & workshops such as AES-AVAR, VRLA & others, sharing the ideas and workflows Ecco VR have developed to create best-in-class spatial sound for VR & AR. Joel has also scored over 80 documentaries including the last nine by British naturalist Sir David Attenborough, along with hundreds of TV episodes, blockbuster Animés, feature films, commercials and sonic brands such as IMAX and HULU Originals. Joel is also West Coast Creative Director & Chief Scientist for Man Made Music.

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