Louis Silverstein is a self taught Computer Scientist and VFX Expert, with 20+ Years experience.
His credits date back to April 2000 when at 13 years old the international magazine Computer Arts published one of his CGI works. In subsequent years he earned tens of accolades and awards from the Scholastic Art Society as well as secured sponsorship from Silicon Graphics (SGI), IFX, Autodesk, and Immersion Corporation.
While still in high school, Louis studied film at USC Film and worked full time at an architectural visualization firm doing 3d rendering and video production.
Louis earned his BA from Bard College where he studied Film and had a focus in Psychology.
Upon graduation Louis moved to Los Angeles and interned for Marvel Studios, Endgame Ent, and The Institute. In tandem he maintained a freelance VFX career work for commercial campaigns for Visine, Mattel, and Verizon, Television Shows including: Body Of Proof, The Big C, and numerous other shows. Additionally, he produced the CGI and VFX work for the successful Kick-starter Campaign for Doorbot (Amazon Ring), as well as producing the first ad on iTunes for Snapchat. Louis also worked at Digital Domain script supervising and Motion Capture Processing for video game, commercial, and motion picture projects.
In 2014 Louis and his brother Nolan Silverstein started the undertaking of building a WebTV Broadcast facility and Technology Development Lab. DromeBox Labs was built in the latter half of 2014 leading up to the first broadcast on January 1st 2015 of DromeBox.com.
Louis and Nolan’s DromeBox Labs was a Live-To-Air webTV facility. Louis and Nolan also started ModCon IP, an AR/VR Startup with patent pending tech for Modular Content.
Louis co-found and held the position of Lead Engineer at Aerial Tracking Systems. A company built to explore the technical challenge of tracking Panda's through the usage of custom aerial platforms.
In 2019 Louis founded Baraqu LLC, an entity with a focus on providing technical solutions for XR as well as other high-tech related industries. This entity has developed blast proof remote operated camera solutions for IMAX, VTR systems for Madison Square Gardens, VR Simulation Services for the Cleveland Clinic, as well as to-scale reproductions of Yosemite National Park for XR Cinema experiences.
From 2016-2020 Louis was also an adjunct professor at the USC Viterbi School, teaching a segment of the DR-590 class. Presently he teaches an XR class in his spare time which has software sponsorship from Autodesk.