Shane Nilsson is working as the Director and Co-Founder of Coal Car Studio; a Vancouver based independent studio that specializes in Virtual Reality. His time is spent between researching new technologies and developing innovative and immersive experiences. Over the past 18 months, he has designed a handful of small immersive experiences to truly understand the fundamentals of developing for Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality. These experiences have been critically recognized and ranked in the top three of various game jams. The focus at Coal Car Studio is making VR more social and is currently working on a launch title for the HTC Vive.