Secret Location is a multi-Emmy winning content studio, creating entertainment and narrative experiences for emerging platforms, including this podcast! Secret Location: The Podcast explores the creative process and culture of this one-of-a-kind workplace. Join our key team members as we tackle ideation, changing technologies like virtual reality, and innovative trends like location-based entertainment and immersive storytelling. Learn about the future of entertainment and have some fun with us along the way!

About Secret Location

Secret Location is a two-time Emmy® Award-winning content creator and distributor for premium immersive experiences. The company has been developing and distributing content on emerging platforms for more than 10 years with over 250 awards and nominations for the team’s work, including winning the first Primetime Emmy Award for a VR project for its Sleepy Hollow Virtual Reality Experience.

Founded in 2008 and acquired by global independent studio eOne in 2016, Secret Location is reshaping the virtual reality industry by combining cutting edge technology with traditional storytelling to deliver powerful experiences to audiences in any environment.

Hosted By Vanessa Costa

Since joining Secret Location in 2016, Vanessa has been integral in shaping the company’s unique culture. Vanessa led efforts to preserve the indie-minded, open culture throughout Secret Location’s transition during its acquisition by Entertainment One and continues to maintain the curation and execution of the overall employee experience for full-time and contract staff. Vanessa brings an imaginative approach to developing initiatives that encourage an environment where people are celebrated for their uniqueness and urged to be open, feel safe, and inspired to be creative. An extroverted introvert, Vanessa enjoys self-reflection, learning new things, and a good joke.