Mads Damsbo

Founder & Creative Producer, MAKROPOL

Schooled as a producer from the progressive filmschool Super16 and with a bachelor in Media Directing from the Danish School of Media and Journalism, Damsbo has become an expert on the production of immersive media narratives, giving lectures, organizing workshops, and teaching masterclasses all around the world.

Mads Damsbo has always found himself at the creative bleeding edge in the development of new media experiences. His experience in filmmaking and storytelling combined with a passion for new technology, art and design has spurred a variety of progressive projects that seek to challenge the way good stories come to life and allow audiences to explore the immersive storytelling world. As a creative producer at MAKROPOL, Damsbo has raised over 5 million DKK and started several new companies, including the app startup Recho that won the prestigious Venture Cup in 2015, and Kaspar AI that works with AI and filmmaking.

The world premiere of the MAKROPOL’S production SHADOW will exclusively be showcased for all THIS 2021 participants. Mads Damsbo will host the session Creating Innovative VR Experiences as an Extension to Movies at THIS CONFERENCE 2021.

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