Tribeca Film Fest To Release VR Films On Oculus Quest & Go After Coronavirus Cancellation

VRScout

15 VR short films scheduled to debut at Tribeca Immersive will be available later this month on standalone Oculus headsets. Ferenj: A Graphic Memoir In VR (World Premiere)—USA, Ethiopia: Project Creator: Ainslee A. Key Collaborator: Oculus VR for Good.

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Additionally, you’ll also be able to purchase or rent high-quality digital movies (US only) to enjoy in Oculus Video on Rift just as you have been able to on Gear VR. This Week’s New Gear VR and Oculus Rift Content (7/16/16). GAMES: Dirt Rally ( Oculus Rift – $59.99).

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BBC Launches New VR Studio with Documentary about the Nile

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Currently, there is contention between Egypt and Ethiopia over the potential damming of the largest river in the world, the Nile River. In his new two-part immersive documentary, Leithead explains that Ethiopia wants to build Africa’s largest hydroelectric power station and one of the world’s largest dams to provide electricity to the country in desperate need, by damming the Nile. Damming the Nile is available now, along with a new BBC Oculus Gear VR app.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Cinema360 to Release Select Online Programming for Oculus TV and Oculus Quest This Month

Peter Graham

The event will still be providing select programming online including Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360, with a range of virtual reality (VR) content being shown in partnership with Oculus.

Is VR the Future of News?

Tech Trends VR

Even while you’re taking in the beautiful sights and sounds as you fly above waterfalls, you’re made aware that this is where the world’s first war over water could be fought as a major new project – the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam – threatens to upset the balance of power between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. Marvin is the BBC’s newest foreign correspondent, and you can get inside his head.

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