Gavin Farrell - IVRPA Director Member
PANOGSPortland, Oregon, United States
AKA “The Panographer” Gavin is a Visual FX producer of spherical panoramic experiences. His 21 year career includes 10 years as the head of Yahoo’s digital ad innovation team. In 2018 he received an Emmy for “Outstanding Digital Innovation” for the Sports Illustrated virtual reality film Capturing Everest. In 2014 his panoramic stitching skills landed his spherical Gigapixel image of the One World Trade Center on the cover of Time Magazine. As the co-founder of PANOGS (www.panogs.com) he has produced countless cinematic VR films and spherical gigapixels atop numerous iconic landmarks including The Space Needle, One LIberty Place, The Stratosphere and The Reunion Tower. His skills in gigapixel capture were deployed on the behest of the Dalai Lama for the imagery within the 2018 Taschen publication “Murals of Tibet”. In 2020 he partnered with Thomas Wallner of Liquid Cinema to create the award winning Magic of Flight XR Experience. In 2021 he launched VR DRONE (www.vrdrone.io) a drone manufacturing research company tasked with solving the challenges of capturing high quality aerial spherical footage.