Speaker Profile MIPTV

Alina Mikhaleva

Job TitleCo-Founder & Managing Partner

Company NameSpherica VR Studio


After ten years of successful career in broadcast media, Alina Mikhaleva moved to lead a virtual reality startup Spherica. Spherica is an independent VR production studio based in Los Angeles. Founded by a small team of VR enthusiasts, Spherica aims to create truly engaging cinematic VR experiences for viewers worldwide. Spherica's proprietary technology demonstrates to the industry professionals the potential of virtual reality filmmaking when it is freed from the limitations of a static camera. Spherica has been working in VR industry with clients including HBO, CBS, RYOT, and many others on both fiction and non-fiction content, as well as developing and creating original VR content.


About Spherica VR Studio

Spherica is an award-winning independent VR studio based in Los Angeles. Since the early days of 360 video, Spherica has been pioneering virtual reality filmmaking by developing proprietary technologies to enhance video capture. Spherica was the first company to introduce a revolutionary stabilization technology — quickly establishing a new standard for VR filmmaking: smooth camera movement. Today, Spherica continues to pioneer cinematic VR by introducing new, even more advanced solutions, including proprietary state-of-the-art rovers, cable cams and drones. Spherica’s patent-pending stabilization technology provides for a comfortable, natural user experience by completely eliminating the problem of motion sickness for the viewer. VR content created by Spherica demonstrates the full potential of virtual reality filmmaking when it is unhindered by the limitations of a static camera. Spherica has produced dozens of VR experiences for clients - including HBO's Westworld VR, Lexus, Google, AP, RYOT, NBC among others - as well as Spherica’s original content – the first action series in VR “Immersive Combat” scheduled to be released in 2018.

Conference Sessions


    10 Apr 2018, 14:45 - 15:15, Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Palais 3

    Television taught us that the gold standard of content consumption is the ultimate lay-back experience—storytelling so captivating that it demands nothing more ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Tue, Apr 10

    11 Apr 2018, 08:30 - 11:30, Majestic Hotel

    By invitation. VR/AR is much more than a stunning experience: It’s time to get real about turning its content economy into a sustainable ecosystem! In this new...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Wed, Apr 11

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