Director of Show Production/Marketing at Evans & Sutherland
Michael Daut serves as the Director of Show Production/Marketing at Evans & Sutherland, developing a library of shows for the digital fulldome community and has a passion for immersive media. He is an award-winning writer, producer, and director for fulldome videos, theatrical productions, music videos, live concert videos, commercials, documentaries, corporate videos, and trade show presentations. He has a BA in Media Communications with a video/film emphasis from Webster University, where he also served as an adjunct professor. He created the world's first digital fulldome film for SIGGRAPH 99 in Los Angeles, and also helped create the world's first digital fulldome transfer of a giant screen film, Africa the Serengeti in 2007. As a result of this groundbreaking first step, there are now more than 50 giant screen films that have been converted to digital fulldome.
Michael Daut is a member of the Producer's Guild of America, a founding member of the Association of Fulldome Innovators, a member of the Telly Awards' Silver Council, a board member of the Giant Screen Cinema Association, and a Vice President and Director of IMERSA.org, the Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science and Arts organization dedicated to raising the visibility of immersive media across a variety of disciplines throughout the world.