shirin anlen

storyteller, creative technologist, experience designer 

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Raycaster is a creative studio focused around research and experiments in storytelling and cultural preservation. We exist to create meaningful interactive experiences and work with emerging technologies, exploring new ways of engaging with reality.

We develop both self initiated projects and commissioned work. We work with each client to provide them with custom services based on their mission and needs and provide end to end solutions, leading projects from concept to execution.

Raycaster was co-founded by Ziv Schneider and myself.

Among others, my role at Raycaster included:
Production, creative direction, technical direction, technology consultant, UX, user research, storyboarding, development, product and business development, budget management and fundraising, building client relationships, team management and mentorship, documentation and workshops.


︎ Raycster website.

Selected Clients and Collaborations:
ARTE, NFB, MIT Open Documentary Lab, The Economist, Teacher College, Magnum Foundation,  ITP NYU, Pioneer Works, Tel Aviv University, Shenkar School for Design and Engineer, Jerusalem Film Funds, Helios Design Labs, Israel Ministry for Culture and Sport, WIX, Spotify, Samsung, IKONA, NOOR, Amnesty, CoPro, Rabinovich Cinema Project, Knight Foundation.

Featered at:
Festival de Cannes, SIGGRAPH, IDFA DocLAB, MOMA, VICE, Google Web Experiments, B3 Biannual for the moving image, Wired, Hyperallergic, MMOMA, Cross Video Days, DocAviv, PSFK,  Kill Screen, Astra Film Festival, Haaretz, Experience VR, ICID, T.O webfest Toronto, Mutek, Paris online, Documentales inmersivos llegan, VRfocus, Queens Museum, Center for Contemporary Art Israel, The Center for Digital Art Israel, AR porn, The Next Web, Docubase, Immerse, HeK Basel, Print Screen Festival.

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