Audri Phillips is a visualist/3d animator based out of Los Angeles with a wide range of experience that includes over 25 years working in the visual effects/entertainment industry in studios such as Sony, EA, Rhythm and Hues, Digital Domain, Prologue on numerous films, commercials and games. In addition she has been a digital trainer at both Disney and DreamWorks Animation.
Starting out as a painter she was quickly drawn to time based art. Always interested in using new tools she has been a pioneer of using computer animation/art in experimental film work including immersive performances. So it was a natural progression for her to put her talents into the creation of VR. Samsung recently curated her work into their new Gear Indie Milk VR channel.
Her latest immersive work/animations includes; Full dome concerts in the Vortex dome with the well known composer/musician Steve Roach. "Migrations" in which she collaborated with composer No'a Winter Lazerus and Blue Apple in which she collaborated with Stefan Wenta, choreographer. She also created animated content for the dome show for the TV series, "Constantine" shown at the 2014 Comic-Con convention. Several of her Fulldome pieces, Migrations and Relentless Beauty have been juried into "Currents" The Santa Fe International New Media Festival and Jena Full dome Festival in Germany.
Her work has also been shown at such places as; The Young Projects Gallery, The Los Angeles Film Forum at the Egyptian Theater, Imersa Summit,Siggraph Animation Festival, Full Dome Festival, Siggraph Video Review, Not Still Art Film Festival, with the Louise Reichlin Dance company and others. Besides numerous galleries her paintings have been shown in Madonna’s "Open Your Heart" video, The Beastie Boys, "Shadrach" (which she also art directed) and "Whatsupwitu" an Eddie Murphy, Michael Jackson animated video (which she also art directed), and Konchalovsky’s "Shy People".
She writes online content and a blog for Intel. Audri is an Adjunct professor at Woodbury University, a founding member of the Los Angeles Abstract Film Group, founder of the Hybrid Reality Studio (dedicated to creating VR content) a board member of the Iota Center. In 2011 Audri became a resident artist of Vortex Immersion Media and the c3: CreateLAB.