We believe that the deeper sense of presence within the immersive video, virtual, and augmented reality mediums will reshape the way we interact – making digital connections more meaningful.
WASHINGTON, DC IN VIRTUAL REALITY
EXPERIENCE THE SIGHTS, SOUNDS, NEIGHBORHOODS AND ATTRACTIONS
AN ALL-AROUND TRIBUTE TO OUR NATIONAL PARKS
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS
HEALTHCARE EDUCATION & TRAINING
3D ANIMATION IN THE 360 ENVIRONMENT
The factors associated with healthcare can seem complex – we’re using the immersive medium to help make these subjects more approachable and engaging.
IN ANY GIVEN
NEW YORK MOMENT
TAKE A JOURNEY THROUGH NYC’S MOST ICONIC LANDMARKS
Take a virtual tour of The Big Apple. This experience immerses viewers in the sights, sounds, and energy in New York City at any given moment.
EVEN MORE WITH IMAGINATION
AN IMMERSIVE NARRATIVE FOR EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON
Follow a young boy throughout his day at Embassy Suites in this 360 immersive video where live action meets a child’s wild imagination.
WITH DANCERS FROM
THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET
The first in an ongoing immersive 360 dance video series that features the world’s most notable dancers in the most iconic locations. This segment features Alexa Maxwell and Laine Habony (Members, NYC Ballet) with choreography by David Fernandez.
EMPOWERED BY INNIT
INSIDE THE CONNECTED LOFT AT THE NEW SOHO PIRCH LOCATION
As Innit’s strategic content partner, we were among the first to experience their Connected Kitchen Platform. A technology that pairs state-of-the art sensors, software, and machine learning with the most respected recipe content – giving users access to all the information that food contains. This is a quick look at the Connected Loft in the new 30,000 SF Pirch SoHo showroom.
FIRE POLISH DIAMONDS
A 360 MOTION GRAPHIC SHOWCASE ON THE FIRE POLISH DIAMOND DIFFERENCE
Serving as an educational tool for the diamond industry, this 360 motion graphic representation shows why Fire Polish Diamonds truly are a cut above.
WHO WE ARE
THiNKIMMERSIVE is a 360 video, virtual, and augmented reality exploratory lab spawned by the members of nyc-based digital agency – visual mercenary group. The crew’s core focus is on the rapidly emerging technologies and creative concepts specifically suited for the immersive and augmented mediums.
architecture + habitable spaces
education + training
healthy living + therapeutics
performance art + dance
natural environments + sustainability
technology + human interaction
Craig is responsible for leading the team into territories that are meaningful and for aligning with the partners and initiatives most suitable for these mediums.
As a industry veteran and founding partner, Craig’s passions within the immersive and augmented mediums emerge from the need to to continually connect on a deeper level. He is driven by a strong desire to leverage these technologies in a way that reminds us what it means to be human. The behaviors associated with empathy, and the belief that these connections can shape society for a better good, come straight from his core.
Niko leads our creative and technology teams from initial concept through final execution.
An industry veteran and founding partner, Niko has successfully navigated the digital age through its most evolutionary milestones, and inspired those around him with a passion that is infectious. As an early adopter and critic of new technologies, as well as a student of eastern philosophy, Niko brings a very grounded perspective to the rapidly emerging trends associated with immersive and virtual reality.
Shannon oversees all production related logistics – leading the crew seamlessly through strategy, budgeting and scheduling.
Shannon’s foray into digital started through the 2D camera lens. The theories behind immersive experiences have not only expanded her canvas, but also her skills to manage each stage of project development with a laser focus on detail. Proof that a creative mind can drive the most effective producers.
Radian is the driving force behind THiNKIMMERSIVE – responsible for all technology research and implementation, and our conduit to the learnings only available via very specific community involvement.
Once an intense gamer, Radian knows first-hand how one can be transformed by the immersive medium. With extensive experience as an animator, programmer, computer hardware builder, and today, a virtual world architect, he possesses a unique understanding of how human interacts with machine. Radian’s unique insight and perspective is crucial in the experiences we create.
Dimitri is team lead on all visual identity, environment design, and 360 animation.
Our digital design lead with a keen sense and ability to create, animate, and deliver across all strategic and creative objectives. With a 10-year print, web, mobile, and motion design background — and a serious passion for sound — the immersive space has greatly enhanced Dimitri’s canvas. As a result, it has set the stage for a whole new form of expressive visual and sound design. Dimitri is also our link to the latest tech gear, consistently tracking device design and user feedback.
David is responsible for redefining the traditional narrative structure continually exploring and re-writing the rules for immersive storytelling.
After over a decade working as a professional actor in NYC, David moved behind the camera and began directing, shooting, and editing various short documentary pieces. A firm believer that for every person, brand, or product, there’s a story to be told. David’s extensive study and experience as an actor combined with his experience shooting and editing documentaries, creates a strong foundation for finding and telling compelling stories.
Tina is our connection to the social sphere and crucial in our quest to remain relevant.
Tina joined the crew as a design freelancer and quickly became our radar for emerging lifestyle trends in the digital realm. With a background in Fine Arts, Women’s Studies, and 90’s grunge, she thrives on embracing new territories. The immersive medium is her latest area of study.
Johnny is our connection to emerging technologies and related tech community insight.
Johnny joined us with a BFA in Design and Technology, as well as a background in Journalism. He is a well-rounded technology enthusiast with a particular focus and strength in Unity, Oculus, Gear VR, and Google Cardboard development.
LAWRENCE SAMUEL Ph.D.
Larry guides the team from a data-driven approach, maintaining full legitimacy and viability all along the way.
Our strategic lead as a well-published cultural anthropologist, creative writer/researcher and advertising veteran, Larry is a storyteller at heart. Stories that are not only engaging, but those that are based on merit and historical relevance. He helps the crew and our clients best understand the subject matter at hand from a holistic perspective allowing us to leverage this insight throughout the creative concept development and execution process.
David is a visionary entrepreneur and the group’s strategic gateway to the theater arts, entertainment and corporate communities.
David has been a visionary entrepreneur throughout his life, and has long been committed to supporting the arts through his family fund, Stoller Family Partners. As the Founder and Chairman of Stage17 Inc., David has led strategy and development, particularly focused on converting live stage entertainment to a digital stage, bringing the extraordinary power of the arts to a global audience. David is also Chairman and CEO of reach4entertainment plc., a London-based public company which owns the two largest theater marketing and advertising agencies in the world (Spotco in NYC and Dewynters in London), and he is excited to be able to help introduce THiNK IMMERSIVE to the arts, entertainment and corporate communities with whom David has been engaged.
As a Tisch Experimental Theatre graduate, Ashley is well-versed in discovering new ways to engage an audience and believes deeply that storytelling is a vital part of the human experience.
Ashley has worked with David Stoller both at reach4entertainment plc. and Stage17 Inc. where she is principally responsible for overseeing various projects and connecting with its community on social platforms. Her passion and knowledge of theater and performance are of tremendous value in the creation of new immersive experiences.