Michael Beets is a Director for immersive content, commercials, VR and digital experiences. He strives on keeping up to date with new technologies, and seeing how traditional storytelling can be converged with new media. Based in Melbourne, Australia, his 10 years in filmmaking and theatre has seen Michael work as a Creative Director and Director in a variety of projects around the world. He can speak Chinese, and is currently learning Japanese. His virtual reality documentary Jafri has been screened at Toronto International Film Festival 2016.