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

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15 VR short films scheduled to debut at Tribeca Immersive will be available later this month on standalone Oculus headsets. Last month New York’s annual Tribeca Film Festival announced it would be postponing its film and interactive storytelling programs indefinitely after New York Gov.

Free This Weekend: The Best Films From Tribeca’s Short Film Festival On Oculus Quest/Go

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If you’ve ever dreamed of attending a prestigious film festival, now’s your chance. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the VR portion of the annual Tribeca Film Festival is moving online this weekend. Best Film: Rain Fruits. Best Film: Home.

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Five Emotionally Draining VR Films

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Thanks to enthusiastic filmmakers–both independent and established–we already have a solid collection of impressive VR films available, many of which have audiences fogging up their headsets. The post Five Emotionally Draining VR Films appeared first on VRScout.

Feature-Length VR Film ‘7 Miracles’ Debuts At Raindance Film Festival

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A VIVE Studios production about the miracles performed by Jesus Christ was the winner of the “VR Film of the Festival” grand jury category. He says he was initially very skeptical, but much like the non-believers in the film, he was converted.

Felix & Paul’s Creepy VR Film ‘Gymnasia’ Set To Debut At Tribeca Film Festival

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The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival is just around the corner and with it comes Tribeca Immersive Virtual Arcade , an entire exhibit dedicated to highlighting creators who explore how storytelling and technology can come together to deliver wondrous VR and AR experience.

Digital Tribeca Film Festival Will Debut VR Entries On Oculus Quest & Go Next Week

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One of the film industry’s staple festivals, Tribeca Film Festival, is moving online in response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Cinema360 offers a curated list of 15 VR films, split into four playlists each lasting around 30 to 40 minutes.

Sundance Film Festival 2020 Begins This Week, Featuring Several VR Experiences

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The annual Sundance Film Festival begins this week on the 23rd of January and will feature a variety of VR and AR experiences, as part of the festival’s ‘New Frontier’ lineup. Film festivals have been an interesting new frontier for VR.

Free VR Films Heading To YouTube Courtesy Of Tribeca Film Institute

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Five immersive films centered around “The 5 Elements of Nature.”. The Tribeca Film Institute is releasing five immersive 360-degree VR films selected as part of their “5 Elements of Nature” interactive program, beginning with Dreams of Jaguar’s Daughter , available now via YouTube.

In-Vehicle VR Company Holoride Adds Marvel Film Directors To Its Team

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The post In-Vehicle VR Company Holoride Adds Marvel Film Directors To Its Team appeared first on VRScout. News Backseat VR Holoride Holoride Advisory Board In-Car VR in-vehicle entertainment Marvel Marvel Cinematic Universe Marvel Film Directors Oculus Palmer Luckey Russo Brothers

Free Oculus Quest/Rift Film The Key Packs A Deceptive Punch – Quick Review

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The post Free Oculus Quest/Rift Film The Key Packs A Deceptive Punch – Quick Review appeared first on UploadVR. Experience Quest Rift VR new VR films The Key top stories tribeca Tribeca 2019 Tribeca 2019 winners vr filmsThe Key plays on a lot of familiar VR tropes.

2020 Celebrates First-Ever Cannes XR Marché Du Film In VR

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During this very peculiar time, the Marché du Film is more than determined to highlight the XR industry and to foster links between artists and potential investors to support creation in all its richness and diversity.

Our First Look At Disney’s Next VR Film A Kite’s Tale

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Disney’s hand-drawn VR film is an adorable tale of two unlikely friends. It’s an honor to showcase our film at SIGGRAPH for the innovators and artists who are shaping the future of this medium.”. “We’re

Social VR Movie Platform Bigscreen Streaming Critically-Acclaimed Film ‘Selma’ For Free

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Paramount Pictures’ powerful film heads to VR in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement. To tell this story, Paramount Pictures produced the film Selma based on the historic events that transpired in 1965.

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Is Absolutely Stacked With Experimental Immersive Media

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Over the past several years, the legendary Sundance Film Festival has transformed from a high-profile celebration of independent film into a haven for bleeding-edge multimedia projects. New Frontier returns with 32 new groundbreaking projects from 21 countries.

EXCLUSIVE: Dreamlike VR Experience ‘The Key’ Set To Debut At Tribeca Film Fest

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Image Credit: Tribeca Film Festival. Sun Ladies made its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and screened at SXSW, HotDocs, Cannes NEXT, Beijing Film Festival, and various other high-profile festivals.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers. EarthXR is part of EarthXFilm, the film arm of EarthX and an environmental film festival which coincides with the annual EarthXExpo.

Baobab Studios Announces Next VR Film, ?BABA YAGA?, Sneak Peek Coming Next Week

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Baobab Studios, the VR film studio behind the likes of Bonfire and Crow: The Legend , has announced its newest film titled BABA YAGA , which the studio describes as a “contemporary portrayal of the Eastern European legend” of the same name.

Boulder International Film Festival Will Include A Pavilion Dedicated Entirely To XR Experiences

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The Boulder International Film Festival ( BIFF ), which takes place in Colorado next week, is widely recognized as one of the world’s coolest film festivals. . BIFF attracts more than 25,000 film enthusiasts, media and industry every year.

VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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An experimental new VR film experience entitled CAVE will debut later this month during the Tribeca Film Festival, immersing an entire audience into a captivating virtual experience in which they’ll feel each other’s physical presence as a story unfolds before them.

Disney’s First VR Film ‘Cycles’ Is A Heartfelt Emotional Roller Coaster

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It is an emotionally driven film, expressing the real ups and downs, the happy and sad moments in life.”. It was a combination of these experiences, as well as his fond childhood memories, that served as the catalyst behind the personal, emotionally-driven film.

Tribeca Film Fest Showcasing Oculus VR For Good Films

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The result was a flood of these important VR docu-stories taking over the prestigious 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and now the upcoming 2017 Tribeca Film Fest. The post Tribeca Film Fest Showcasing Oculus VR For Good Films appeared first on VRScout.

The Chelsea Film Festival Showcases Diversity in VR

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Chelsea Film Festival offers a VR lineup that is refreshing, intimate, and necessary. The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) is an international film festival, illuminating the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. News CFF CFF VR Chelsea Film Festival

Google Embraces WebVR With VR Film ‘Tabel’

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” Tabel was filmed in a way that encourages you to look around the room and experience six different conversations, each with a unique view. As for how they filmed Tabel , the creators used a GoPro Odyssey camera with Jump technology, a camera collaboration between Google and GoPro.

Disney Animation Studios to Debut VR Short Film ‘A Kite’s Tale’ Later This Month

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Disney Animation Studios is set to debut its second VR short film, A Kite’s Tale , late this month at the SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles. The short film is being directed by Bruce Wright who has been working with Disney for more than 20 years.

Google VR Film Explores Artisanal Gold Mine In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

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That’s the opening line of a new VR film from the Google Conflict Minerals Campaign entitled The Journey of Gold. The film’s featured Nyamurhale Mine in the DRC is part of a vast industrial system that excavates metals used in electronics like tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

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Google Shuts Down Internal VR Film Studio Spotlight Stories

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From ambitious shorts like Son of Jaguar , Sonaria and Back to The Moon to critical acclaim for Pearl (Emmy winner and first-ever VR film nominated for an Oscar) the Spotlight Stories team left a lasting impact on immersive storytelling.

Baobab’s ‘Asteroids!’ VR Short Film Now Available

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“From the second the film starts, you are immediately immersed in a world where virtual animated characters become your friends and together, you experience emotions like humor, excitement and compassion, just as you would in real life.”. News Animation Baobab Film

BBC Debuts VR Film ‘We Wait’ For Oculus Rift

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BBC has released their first VR short film for the Oculus platform. Known for their stop-motion claymation films starring the characters Wallace and Gromit, this is also Aardman’s first foray into immersive storytelling as well. News BBC Documentary Film Oculus Rift

‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ Director Ridley Scott Launches VR Film Division

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Ridley Scott Associates (RSA), the film production company of famed director Ridley Scott, is launching RSA VR, a new division dedicated to the production of high-end immersive films using VR, AR, and mixed reality.

Animated Short ‘Pearl’ is VR’s First Oscar Nominated Film

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Pearl (2016), a 360 animated short film from director Patrick Osborne and Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP), has landed an Academy Award nomination for this year’s best animated short film, making it the first VR film in the running for an Oscar.

Vive Studios’ Feature Length Immersive Film ‘7 Miracles’ Now Available on Viveport

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Vive Studios has released its ‘feature-length’ immersive film titled 7 Miracles. On the surface, the immersive film is a reenactment of the Gospel of John in the Bible that specifically centers around the seven miracles of Jesus Christ.

‘Bigscreen’ Partners with Funimation to Bring 30+ Popular Anime Films On-Demand

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” Now with Funimation involved, Bigscreen is able to show 30+ anime films to Bigscreen , including popular hits Akira, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, and Attack on Titan.

Making ‘The Remedy’ – How A Veteran Illustrator Made one of VR’s Best Short Films With ‘Quill’

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Peixie shared with us a glimpse inside of the production process which brought the film to life. With twenty years of experience in 2D and CGI animation, his recent work can be seen in critically-acclaimed films like Tangled (2010) , Zootopia (2016) , and Moana (2016).

YouTube Sensations SoKrispyMedia Launch VR Film Series On Within

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The two-minute short, “Chalk Warfare,” was a live-action film featuring teens shooting at each other in a video game that comes to life after they draw weapons in chalk on the pavement. “We Filmmakers Sam Wickert and Eric Leigh started their channel in junior high.

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR

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In an impressive demonstration of what you can now create entirely from within VR, artist Nick Ladd has produced an impressive short film using Quill and ANIMVR. The post This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR appeared first on Road to VR.

VR For Awareness Takes Over Tribeca Film Festival

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So far, the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has been a chaotic whirlwind of innovative filmmaking, groundbreaking immersive entertainment and masterful storytelling. For more info on these stellar works of art and the other amazing exhibits, visit the official Tribeca Film Festival website.

Early Augmented Reality Concept Film That Envisioned the Future Gets a Sequel Powered by Kickstarter

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Now, after millions of people viewed the initial short film called "Sight," the directors, operating under the name Robot Genius, are looking to extend their futuristic vision.