Head of Immersive & Interactive Media
Josh Nelson is the Head of Immersive & Interactive Media at JuVee Productions, an award-winning, artist-driven production company from Viola Davis and Julius Tennon that develops and produces independent film, theater, television, VR/AR, and digital content. Several JuVee VR experiences in development can be classified as “edutainment;” entertaining, educational experiences driven by the dream of using new technology to empower, equip, and engage a new generation through immersive storytelling. Josh is developing Operation Othello, a virtual reality miniseries set in the modern world of US Navy SEALs and has worked on several virtual reality projects including The Inpatient, Tough Mudder 360, and more. He produced and co-directed feature film Aventura, wrote, produced, and starred in festival favorite Happy Birthday Dad? and worked in production on Captain Fantastic, Trumbo, The Bad Batch, Lucky, and several Netflix Original feature films. Nelson studied with The Groundlings School and has a love for character-driven narratives. He’s a diligent student and pioneer of emerging VR tech, working with top artists and innovators to create premium, immersive, inclusive, cinematic narrative VR experiences. Josh was awarded “Outstanding Cinema & Media Arts Student” of Biola University upon graduating in 2015.