As senior vice president, virtual reality at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Jake Zim oversees global virtual reality production and strategy for the motion picture group. Zim has led the development of virtual reality experiences such as the Emmy® nominated Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, Ghostbusters: Dimension, The Emoji Movie VR Experience,Can You Walk The Walk, Hotel Transylvania Popstic VR and the upcoming Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son.
The LA Times called Zim “the first VR czar at a major studio.” He has produced a wide variety of interactive projects across the spectrum of distribution channels including location-based, mobile and in-home. Most recently, he led the production of the Spider-Man: Far From Home VR Experience, the world’s first multi-player VR game powered by 5G.
Zim’s SPVR team has won numerous awards for their work. SPVR is a three-time winner of the prestigious Lumiere award for Best Achievement in VR, Film and Television forSpider-Man: Homecoming VR, Ghostbusters: Dimension, a partnership with hyper-reality pioneers The Void, and Can You Walk The Walk.