SPACES Expands Advisory Board

Playa Vista-based virtual reality content developer SPACES announced on Wednesday that it has added Ian Richter, the former EVP of franchise and emerging platform development at Legendary Entertainment, and Joe Garlington, formerly of Walt Disney Imagineering, to its advisory board. Richter was most recently Executive Vice President of Franchise and Emerging Platform Development at Legendary Entertainment, an also was at DreamWorks Animation; Richter has worked on Kong: Skull Island, Trolls, How to Train Your Dragon and The Spectacular Spider-Man. Garlington was at Walt Disney Imagineering for more than 20 years, most recently as Vice President and Executive Creative Director; he retired in 2014. SPACES is venture backed by Comcast Ventures, Songcheng Performances Development Co. Ltd., Boost VC, Colopl VR Fund, GREE Inc., Kai Huang; The Venture Reality Fund, and Youku Global Media Fund and CRCM VC.