Graduate of the famous Louis Lumiere cinematography school in Paris, Thomas Villepoux is a scriptwriter, director and stereographer specialized in new immersive technologies. He first starts as a cinematographer, and he soon gets specialized in immersive technology. He becomes a stereographer and a 3D consultant for companies like BINOCLE and ANGENIEUX. On the same time, he directs short films and commercials, including a 3D pov project, Auguries Of Innocence.
In 2012, he joins the VR department at DVgroup, who will soon grow to be the first VR studio in France. He works as a VR Supervisor for interactive or narrative experiences (for Redbull, Dior, Renault, Chivas…) then becomes Head of Immersive original content when in 2016, DVgroup creates its original content production department. DVgroup original content production includes ALICE the virtual reality play, The Real Thing, Being an astronaut, Immersive mugshot…
He is creative director and co-founder of DIGITAL RISE, a new media development studio for new talents. His awards include stereography excellence (The Builder’s Challenge, Gabin), best VR experiences (GMF, La tentation de Saint Antoine, The Real thing), best VR stereography (Mechanical Souls), best Immersive (Mandala: A Brief Moment in Time) and Audience award (Jailbird : Bwa Kayiman). He is a teacher and lecturer in stereography and VR.