Janie Fitzgerald | Founder
Janie Fitzgerald is founder of Axis Images. She is a professional photographer and VR filmmaker who is recognized as an expert in immersive imaging, producing 360º live action and high resolution panoramic content. As one of the first professional photographers to work in VR, she created the original 360º movies for Apple’s groundbreaking release of QuickTimeVR in 1995. Recently, she worked with Nokia as Director of their OZO studio, leading their internal creative team for 360º marketing media. Fitzgerald has given presentations and workshops about immersive media at Pasadena Art Center, Digital Hollywood, MacWorld, Brooks Institute, AFI, and Studio Arts Workshops. Her creative spirit and talent has guided projects in a vast range of subjects as she continues to share her knowledge and passion about virtual reality.
Robert West | Independent Artist | Graphics and Sound
With a background in music, illustration, 3D graphics and interactive media, Robert West has created each of the highly customized interface designs and soundscapes for Axis Images projects for many years. His creative efforts and technical skills have helped all of the projects maintain their excellent quality and unique style.
John Schwarzell | Independent Artist | Post Production
John Schwarzell is technical supervisor and post production expert with a strong background in 360º capture and post techniques. He has worked on many Axis Images projects, developing creative and innovative methods for producing highly customized 360º content for various platforms.