Mariana is a technologist, connector, and entrepreneur. During her years at The Foundry, she focused on virtual reality post-production workflows using Nuke, as well as being the Head of Product Specialists in the Americas. Mariana was a pioneer in her hometown Mexico City, where she founded the first VR and 360 video production and branding agency - JoltVR.
Most recently she co-founded Opaque Studios, where she leads the roadmap for new and existing technology developing tools for Virtual Production using Virtual & Augmented Reality, transforming the way filmmaking is done today. She was recently named one of the 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to watch by Variety.
Mariana has also enjoyed multiple speaking engagements either as a panelist or moderator. Prior to her switch into tech, she worked as an on-set VFX supervisor & senior digital artist and has over 13 years’ experience in the motion picture industry working at such studios as Sony Imageworks, CIS Hollywood, Digital Domain, HBO, Columbia Pictures and Fuse FX.
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