Dekker, aka Phantom Astronaut, is an artist, writer, and musician. Entrepreneur and MovieMaker Magazines have called him a VR pioneer. Dekker has created work with artists including Devo, Bootsy Collins, Mystery Skulls, and Disturbed. His novella The Tea Goddess was an Amazon top 20 technothriller for ten years running and his film The Arcadian starring Lance Herniksen is currently available on special edition VHS.

Dekker began his career as a photographer and filmmaker. His first experimental short Closed Circuit was commissioned by Miramax films as a companion to the Godrey Reggio / Philip Glass feature Naqoyqatsi. He founded the video on demand television network Illusion and launched Participant Media’s television network Pivot.  He is the originator and instructor of Columbia College Chicago’s online VR producing program and the current organizer / curator of the Slamdance Film Festival’s DIG program.

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‘Lucid’ VR Album Forces You to Question Moral Choices as You Explore | Good Men Project

Rebirth of The Slamdance Guerrilla Game Competition | Variety

Devo and Augmented Apparel Brand Embrace VR | Chill Magazine

Meet the Trans Boys Pursuing Their Musical Dream (Born Stars) |Out

Dekker on Behind the Lens

Dekker on Digital Village | KPFK

3 Ways a Virtual Reality Pioneer Is Rebranding the Form | Entrepreneur

The Revolution in Media is Already Here | Slamdance Fearless Filmmakers

Interview with Dekker | Columbia College Chicago

‘What We Leave Behind’ Encourages AR Confessions at Slamdance | Animation World

Mention of Dekker and The Summoning | MovieMaker Magazine


Coverage of San Diego Underground Film Festival and The Summoning | KPBS

New AR Horror Experience by Clever Fox to Debut at ScareLA | VR Focus

Horror Goes VR in Dekker Dreyer’s The Summoning | Dreadcentral

Dekker’s The Summoning write up on Blumhouse

The Summoning is a First of its Kind AR Horror Experience | UploadVR

Dekker’s New Talk Show The Future is Virtual | VR Focus

Dekker on Tea Time of Terror

Featured FearMaker Profile | We Are Indie Horror

What World AIDS Day Means to Me with section by Dekker Dreyer | The Advocate

VR Director Dekker Dreyer on Building an Immersive Horror Universe | Horror Society

VR Horror The Depths Now Available to Stream | Horror Asylum

The Depths Brings Terror in 360 Degree VR | DreadCentral

Disturbed’s Cover of Sound of Silence Made into VR | VRFocus

Experience Disturbed’s 360 VR Video for Sound of Silence | AXS