Milica Zec is an award-winning LA – NY based film and virtual reality director. Her directorial debut in the virtual reality medium was a short narrative piece called Giant, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival New Frontier 2016. Since its premiere, Giant has been lauded as a seminal expression of the potential of virtual reality as a storytelling vehicle. Her second VR experience Tree was also selected to Sundance New Frontier, Tribeca Film Festival’s Virtual Arcade, and “TED2017: The Future You” in Vancouver. Tree received a Lumiere Award for Best VR Location Based Short. New Reality Company, which she co-founded with Winslow Porter, was named to Adweek’s Top 100 creatives in the digital innovation category.
Prior to beginning her career as an award-winning VR director, Milica collaborated for nine years with the performance artist Marina Abramovic on numerous projects, including MOMA’s iconic “The Artist is Present” show.
Milica has spoken on panels and given keynotes at leading institutions around the world, including at NYU, Columbia University, MIT, Emerson College, Carnegie Mellon, Cannes Film Festival, Microsoft, Nvidia, Siggraph and given masterclasses for major networks including A&E, Disney and ABC News.