Omniverse Media

About Us

Omniverse Media is a VR production company based in Toronto, Canada with a mission to create educational and entertaining VR experiences that enlighten curious minds of all ages.

With a talented team of top-tier creatives, producers, artists and programmers, Omniverse’s primary focus is building engaging and fully interactive educational entertainment for exhibitors such as science centres, museums, theme parks and gaming venues, as well as downloadable versions for home users around the world.

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Executive Team

Arev Manoukian
President / Director / Producer

Arev is a Creative Director passionate about fusing art and technology to challenge the imagination. His background in interactive media and visual effects have led him to direct award-winning work for clients such as 20th Century Fox, Sony, Ford, Nokia, Proctor & Gamble, Cineplex Cinemas and the NFL. His VR film with Vice Media for Lincoln Motors was featured in auto shows throughout North America and his lauded stereo-3D commercial for Sony went on to play in cinemas around the world. Arev’s award-winning work has been featured in notable publications such as Wired Magazine, Creativity, Shots, Adweek, Vice Magazine, Stash, Digital Arts and Campaign Magazine.

Arev continuously develops ideas to push the limits of today’s emerging platforms- leading to the creation of Omniverse Media.  
Chad Maker
Vice-President / Producer

Chad is a creative producer who has developed full scale multi-platform campaigns for numerous feature films and television shows for companies such as eOne Entertainment, IFC and FX. With a background in traditional advertising and production he has also worked with numerous clients including General Motors, Labatt, and Alliance Atlantis. Maker is a long-time consultant for Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Center, guiding their producer, writer and director labs through the ins and outs of entertainment marketing. He has also hosted workshops at the National Screen Institute and Ryerson University on strategies for marketing entertainment content.

Chad is leveraging his experience in traditional content production and marketing as a lead producer on Omniverse’s slate of projects.

Kirk Comrie
Producer

With a long history of production and execution of large-scale live event A/V productions for such artists as Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Alice Cooper and more, and a background in theatre production lighting and sound design, Comrie brings real-world experiential expertise to the realm of VR exhibitions and installations on the Omniverse Media team. He has co-produced several award-winning short films and has created commercials, station ID’s, and opening credit/title sequences for feature film and television.

Additionally, as a former software developer for fortune 500 clients, his attention to detail and problem-solving skills combined with a technical focus ensures that Omniverse Media VR productions continue to push the boundaries of innovation and entertainment.