Snapchat’s global virtual event exploring today’s AR “lenscape” is open to the public, and taking place this week. Make sure to register!
Snap continues to make a big push into AR this year, with the launch of various features and AR experiences in the last few months. In other news, Snapchat’s Lens Fest is open to the public this year, and everyone is invited.
Especially if you’re into AR, this will be an event that you don’t want to miss. The three-day event will showcase all the latest in AR developments in celebration of Snapchat’s Lens Creators.
“Lens Fest will be held in an immersive, interactive environment, letting attendees navigate to sessions, demonstrations, a library of tutorials, a gallery of Lens Creators, and more,” explains Snap in its announcement. “Each day of Lens Fest will feature three core sessions to educate and inspire attendees, as well as a demonstration in Lens Studio, Snap’s free and public desktop application for any creator or developer to build augmented reality experiences for Snapchatters.”
Don’t forget to register, here.
Check out the three-day agenda below. All times are in Pacific Standard (PST).
8:00 AM PST // 30 MIN // SESSION 1
Snap‘s AR Ecosystem: From Creation to Discovery.
8:45 AM PST // 20 MIN // SESSION 2
Building The AR Economy: Creator Opportunities With Snap.
9:20 AM PST // 30 MIN // SESSION 3
From Design to Development: An Introduction to the Power of Lens Studio.
12:30 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 1
What’s New In Lens Studio 3.3: Tools for Productive Creation and Management.
1:00 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 2
Visual Scripting: Try the New Node-Based Scripting System.
1:30 PM PST // 15 MIN // SPECTACLES FILM 1
A Classic Journey, Re-Imagined: Q&A With Lauren Halsey.
8:00 AM PST // 30 MIN // SESSION 4
Our Global Community: Lenses With Social Impact.
8:35 AM PST // 20 MIN // SESSION 5
Machine Learning: Building Innovative Lenses With Snapml.
9:05 AM PST // 30 MIN // SESSION 6
Creator Insights + Hacks: Uplevel Your AR Lens Experiences.
12:30 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 3
Avatar Creation: Quick 3D Animated Character Creation with Jerome.
1:00 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 4
Custom Materials: Enhance your Next Lens with Max.
1:40 PM PST // 15 MIN // SPECTACLES FILM 2
A Love Story, Re-Imagined: Q&A With Viktoria Modesta and Pitch Studios.
8:00 AM PST // 30 MIN // SESSION 7
The Future of AR: Changing the Lenscape.
8:50 AM PST // 20 MIN // SESSION 8
Elevating Your Creation: Discovery and Distribution on Snapchat.
9:25 AM PST // 45 MIN // SESSION 9
The AR Frontier: Unlocking New Experiences with Lens Studio.
12:30 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 5
LiDAR and ARCore Depth Dive: Using Depth Technology to Make Better Lenses.
1:00 PM PST // 30 MIN // DEMO 6
Spectacles 3 Depth Dive: Incorporate Depth Data Into Your Lenses.
1:30 PM PST // 15 MIN // SPECTACLES FILM 3
A Fantasy Adventure, Re-Imagined: Q&A With Reed + Rader and Velvet Spectrum.
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