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Lucas Rizzotto


Lucas Rizzotto is an award-winning VR/AR director, designer and viral artist.

Founder of Mixed Reality startup "Pillow" as well as the creator of award-winning VR experiences "Where Thoughts Go" (Tribeca, 2018) and "Flat Earth VR" (Sundance, 2022) and "Pillow" (SXSW, 2023), Lucas's work has consistently pushed the boundaries of immersive storytelling, challenging what we think is possible with his own unique touch.

A full-time viral mad scientist, Lucas has also created a number of viral tech projects engaging hundreds of millions of people, mixing comedy, drama & education in never-seen before ways on TikTok & Youtube.

Lucas's work has been featured on TMZ, IGN, BBC and CBS, and he was also a 2023 TED speaker in TED's main yearly conference.

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