Parul Wadhwa is a prolific new media artist and immersive storyteller. As an XR producer, her art work includes immersive and interactive digital storytelling, films, virtual and augmented reality and games. She is committed to the use of new technologies (AR/VR/XR) for social impact. Currently, she is a Facebook Oculus Launchpad fellow and in 2017, was a new media entrepreneurial fellow at Catalyst, NYC Media Lab. Previously, she worked in the film industries in the United Kingdom, South Korea, and India, in film production, color-grading, and digital film restoration. She holds an MFA in Digital Arts and New Media from the University of California and an MA in English Literature. Her work has screened at film festivals, museums and conferences around the world including the MOMA, New York and the American Film Institute, Washington DC. Her research in new-media storytelling has been felicitated at the Capitol Hill, Sacramento. She is an Interactive Fellow Alumna of the prestigious Tribeca Film Institute and also a European Social Documentary Alumna, Italy. She is currently based in Silicon Valley, California, USA.
University of California SC - MFA Digital Arts & New Media
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
Digital Storytelling + Virtual Reality + Producing + Film Restoration
AWARDS / RECOGNITION
Facebook's Oculus Launchpad Fellow 2018
Best Research Award, Office of the President University of California - 2018
Numerous Film and Media Fellowships and Awards