René Pinnell
CEO Kaleidoscope
René Pinnell is the CEO & designer of Kaleidoscope, a community fund for artists. Playing a central role in the artistic renaissance of virtual reality, Kaleidoscope has helped creators raise more than $34MM for original projects including the first seven-figure deal for a VR film at Sundance. As an executive producer, René Pinnell has worked on some of the industry’s most groundbreaking work including the animated VR film BATTLESCAR, starring Rosario Dawson, and the VR series SPHERES, starring Jessica Chastain, Millie Bobby Brown, and Patti Smith. As a filmmaker & designer, René produced the acclaimed comedy show Backpack Picnic, directed the feature documentary The King of Texas, sold a TV pilot to MTV, designed 5 products & founded 2 companies.


12:30 PM - 05:00 PM
VR Side Events
Side events in VR

Museum of Other Realities

Steve Teeple | Steve Teeps

Jacquelyn Morie | All These Worlds, LLC

René Pinnell | Kaleidoscope

Mez Breeze | Mez Breeze Design

John Orion Young | JOYWORLD

Jesse Damiani | Southern New Hampshire University