Yasmin Elayat is an artist and immersive director whose work pushes the boundaries of immersive narratives and participatory experiences where storytelling and technology collide.
Yasmin directed Zero Days VR a VR documentary about cyber warfare and the Stuxnet virus that made its World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and has picked up numerous awards. Yasmin is co-directing Blackout: a VR documentary inviting New Yorkers to share their stories in their own voice which Engadget called “a VR love letter to NYC’s subway riders.” The first installation of the in-progress documentary premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2017. She is the co-creator of 18DaysInEgypt, an interactive documentary about the Egyptian Revolution that was lauded as one the Moments of Innovation in Participatory Documentary.
Yasmin Elayat is Co-Founder & Creative Director at Scatter an immersive entertainment and computer software company. Scatter is recognized for pioneering the genre of immersive media known as volumetric filmmaking powered by its first product Depthkit, a toolkit for accessible volumetric video capture. Scatter is the world leader in democratizing the means of creation of volumetric experiences.