Creating the Emerging Worlds of Virtual Reality

Our fireside chat, "The Future of Storytelling: Creating the Emerging Worlds of Virtual Reality," features spotlight guest Eugene Chung (Penrose Studios), creator and director of Arden's Wake: The Prologue, Allumette and The Rose and I. He will sit down with Bill Malloy and Brian Nugent (Sway Ventures) to discuss how virtual reality has emerged as a new artistic medium and a creative platform. From storytelling to world building—learn how creators can leverage the true power of VR experiences.


Proudly sponsored by



speaker-bw-eugene-chung.pngEugene Chung
Penrose Studios 


6:00pm Networking
7:00pm Fireside Chat
8:00pm Networking

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sway Ventures
325 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111

Participation is by registration only. We do not accept walk-up requests.
To attend the event, please fill out the form.

Spotlight Guest

Our September pop-up event features one of the world's best creator in this field.


Eugene Chung is a film director and the founder of Penrose, a startup focused on augmented and virtual reality. Previously, Eugene was Head of Film & Media at Oculus VR, which was later acquired by Facebook for $2 billion. While at Oculus, Eugene co-created Story Studio, bringing together storytellers and artists from Pixar. Prior to Oculus, he was with New Enterprise Associates and Pixar Animation Studios. He holds degrees from UC Berkeley and Harvard.

Sway Ventures Pop-Up Event Series

A chance to learn from the best and the brightest in an open and fun format. These events center on providing actionable information for entrepreneurs to use, to navigate challenges and scale their companies. Through insightful panels and interviews with some of today’s most innovative founders and industry experts, to solutions-focused workshops and demos, Sway Ventures Pop-Up Events are designed to provide actual value to a select group of entrepreneurs and be hands-on with the learning process. Conversations around marketing, operations, talent, culture, and innovation, give founders and entrepreneurs the insight and ideas to win in today’s tech environment.

* Food and drinks will be provided.