XR Creator @ RUMEXR
Fanni Fazakas (HU) is an Unreal Engine Technical Artist, Director and Researcher. Her current project, Missing 10 Hours VR, is a non-fiction Virtual Reality experience with multiple endings that explores the use of GHB as a date-rape drug and the Bystander Effect. The project has earned recognition as the Best in Show VR at Siggraph Los Angeles and Best XR Impact at DocEdge Film Festival New Zealand. Fanni is a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University Wellington – Te Herenga Waka, teaching in the Master of Design Technology program. Previously, she taught non-linear storytelling at the Moholy-Nagy Unversity of Art and Design, where she also earned her BA degree. She is the founder of RUMEXR, a Budapest-based digital artist collective that creates impactful artistic works utilizing real-time solutions and immersive design to promote social and environmental change. Fanni is a graduate of the New York University ITP Program, where she earned her master’s degree in 2019.