John Gaeta is a legendary Creator / Designer / Inventor who is best known for his Academy Award winning work on the original The Matrix Trilogy. He has a history of conceiving and developing emergent forms of content, approaches and experiences, spawning a spectrum of first-of-kind immersive formats such as Bullet Time, Universal Capture (aka Volcap), HoloCinema, Magicverse and more.
John has led creative innovation for companies such as Lucasfilm/Disney (as Co-Founder/Executive Creative Director of ILMxLAB x Star Wars Immersive Entertainment), Microsoft/Analog Labs (incubating NUI for proto Hololens), Magic Leap (as SVP of Creative Strategy). In 2021, John Gaeta was creative executive producer on Epic Games’ The Matrix Awakens, a UE5 Experience, appeared in The Matrix Resurrections and Executive Creative produced the groundwork multi-format development for a future Animatrix_2.0. In 2022, John co-founded “mirrorworld” venture LivingCities with AR-social platform pioneers Matt Miesnieks (6D.ai) and Dennis Crowley (Foursquare) and most recently has taken the role of Chief Creative Officer of Inworld AI, pursuing state of the art AI-powered minds and emotive personas within real time virtual characters.