Chained - VR Awards ‘19 Finalist
Legion - Shorty Awards '18 Finalist
Mr.Robot VR - Emmy '17 Nomination
Burlap - Fantastic Fest '16 Selection
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Justin Denton is a Texas-born artist, writer, and director. By mixing a blue-collar work mentality, an innate passion for the fine arts, and a career in visual effects, Justin loves telling stories through technology. In 2015 he directed the VR experience "Beware Crimson Peak" for Legendary Entertainment. This was followed by the independent short film "Burlap" which has shown at over 20 festivals as both a short film and in VR including Fantastic Fest, Beyond Fest, and was optioned by HULU. Next he directed "Ghost in the Shell VR", and wrote/directed the critically acclaimed live activation Legions:Sessions at Comic-Con 2017. In 2018, Justin co-wrote and directed a three episode VR arc for "Nightflyers", and created the sold out ground-breaking immersive theater show Chained: A Victorian Nightmare. In 2019, he directed the sold-out interactive dance experience Creature and is currently writing and directing for Blur Studio.
Justin earned a BFA(2001) from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and studied abroad at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia. His lectures and panels include SIGGRAPH, UCLA, The Academy, Digital Hollywood, On The Lot, Comic-Con, and LMU.