San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

by Tal Blevins • May 12th, 2017

Start your journey as a VR creator! In just 3 short days you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community. Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to learn something new, this weekend workshop taking place in Upload’s San Francisco office will equip you with the key skills to start creating in VR.

Learn More About the San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop and Sign Up to Attend

• 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner
• HTC Vives for Project Testing
• Access to Work with Instructors one-on-one
• One Day Pass to Upload SF or Upload LA
• Healthy Lunch & Refreshments


Friday, May 19th (6:30pm-9pm)
• 6:30pm: Dinner, drinks and play VR games in our Holodeck Rooms (dinner catered by Chewse)
• 7:00pm: VR Weekend Talk: Danny Bitman, Creative Producer, Upload
• 7:20pm: Icebreaker
• 7:30pm: Intro to the VR Industry: history, design contraints, how VR works
• 8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project
• 9:00pm: Light drinks and hanging out then we’re done for the night! Get some rest for a big day tomorrow!

Saturday, May 20th (10am-6pm)
• 10:00am: Meet and greet and play VR games in our Holodeck rooms
• 10:30am-12:30pm: Learn to make your first VR game: Shooters Game, Debugging Methods
• 12:30pm: VR Weekend Talk: Eiran Shalev, CTO, SpiritualVR
• 1:00pm: Lunch
• 2:00pm-6:00pm: Finish making your Shooters Game, Paper Prototyping, Create Challenges

Sunday, May 21st (10am-6pm)
• 10:00am: Doors open, Learning How to Learn on your own in Future
• 11:00am: Continue building Shooters Game and add on Individual Challenges, Showcase Work
• 1:00pm: Lunch
• 2:00 – 4:30pm: Game Development Process, VR Design Principles Analysis, How to Get Started on Your Own
• 4:30pm – 6:00pm : Continue building challenges, Share your work, Game testing and playing in VR

  • Kristian Jaeger

    Bring this to Seattle please!!