December 9 - 10:00 am


December 10 - 01:00 pm

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Greenpoint Film Festival


ELM Foundation, North 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

191 North 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Brooklyn, NY, US, 11249

Free Workshop (Intermediary Level) by creating holographic projects on unity for Looking Glass with Jake Adams

🌟 Embark on a Holographic Journey with Jake Adams in ‘The Art of the Looking Glass’ – A Free Workshop for Aspiring 3D Artists and Designers!

Join us for an exclusive, free workshop that will elevate your 3D art and design skills into the realm of holographic magic. “The Art of the Looking Glass,” presented by the Greenpoint Film Festival in collaboration with ELM Foundation and Looking Glass, offers a rare opportunity to learn from Jake Adams, a pioneer in the field of digital holography.

Who is Jake Adams?

  • Innovative Creator & Educator: Jake is the mind behind the first digital holographic comic, blending his fine arts background with cutting-edge technology to create mesmerizing holographic content.
  • Founder of Valholo: His studio is at the forefront of creating holographic content for the Looking Glass Factory, revolutionizing how we perceive and interact with digital media.

Workshop Overview:

  • Duration: Three intensive parts spanning 10 hours, packed with hands-on learning and creative exploration.
  • Focus: Dive deep into the world of holographic display technology, specifically the mesmerizing Looking Glass Portrait and the upcoming Apple Vision Pro.
  • Skills Gained: From basics of Unity and light-field technology to advanced holographic content creation using Blender, Autodesk Maya, and more.

Who Should Attend?

  • Age Group: Open to anyone aged 21 and up.
  • Skill Level: Ideal for individuals with basic knowledge in 3D game engines like Unity, or 3D animation software such as Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, or Blender.

Key Takeaways:

  • Holistic Understanding: Grasp the concepts of holography and light fields, and their application in today’s tech-driven world.
  • Practical Skills: Learn to create and export projects for Looking Glass Portrait and Apple Vision Pro.
  • Portfolio Enhancement: Leave the workshop with a unique piece of holographic artwork or interaction to showcase in your portfolio.


  • Hardware: A laptop/desktop with a good graphics card (1080 GTX or higher) and at least 16GB RAM.
  • Software: Unity (personal), Blender/Autodesk Maya, Photoshop/GIMP, and Looking Glass Studio.

This free workshop is not just a learning experience—it’s an invitation to be at the forefront of digital art innovation. Whether you are a 3D artist, a game designer, an XR enthusiast, or simply a tech hobbyist, this workshop will open new horizons for your creative pursuits.

🚀 Reserve your spot now for this groundbreaking event and join us in pushing the boundaries of digital art and holography!