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The 2021 Venice Film Festival Invades ‘VRChat’

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The Venice Film Festival is back with yet another selection of genre-defying VR projects from some of the most exciting creators in the field. Of course, it wouldn’t be the Venice Film Festival without the parties. News Oculus Quest steamvr Venice Film Festival

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Spatial Hosts “First-Ever Metaverse Film Screening”

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The platform recently made good on that endeavor in a major way, hosting the “first-ever metaverse film screening.”. All of this and more is explored in the film GameStop: Rise of the Players , directed by Jonah Tulis. Spatial’s Film Premiere in the Metaverse.

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Immersive VR Film Takes You On A Supersonic Jet Ride

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Felix & Paul Studios is responsible for some of the most visually-stunning 360-degree films available on VR headsets, and Supersonic Flight is no exception. The post Immersive VR Film Takes You On A Supersonic Jet Ride appeared first on VRScout.

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Disney Released An AR Short Film Starring Brie Larson

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This past Thursday was Disney Plus Day, an annual event designed to promote new films and television series coming to popular streaming services. There was also the reveal of Remembering , an AR-powered short film starring and produced by Oscar-winner and Marvel superhero Brie Larson.

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Voice-Driven VR Film ‘Kusunda’ Teaches You A Dying Language

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Nowhere Media’s breath-taking volumetric VR film makes its world debut at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. This was the inspiration behind Kusunda , a voice-driven VR film centered around the indigenous community of Kusunda located in the landlocked country of Nepal in South Asia.

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VR Film Festivals Look To Inspire Fresh New Talent For Hollywood

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Japan’s very first VR-focused international film festival, Beyond the Frame Festival , is currently underway thanks to a partnership with HTC Vive. The festival, which runs from February 12 through February 21 , will showcase VR films from artists all around the world.

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VR Film ‘Space Explorers’ Just Won A Primetime Emmy

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This includes immersive entertainment studio Felix & Paul, whose groundbreaking VR film series Space Explorers: An ISS Experience took home a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program. News 360-degree Oculus Quest Oculus Rift VR Film

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First VR Film Shot Aboard ISS Available On Oculus Venues

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In honor of National Space Day, Oculus will be streaming a 24-hour loop of developer Felix & Paul’s groundbreaking VR film, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience. We had a chance to check out Episode Two of the revolutionary series, ADVANCE, during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

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All-Female VR Film ‘Baba Yaga’ Adds Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Kate Winslet

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Today it was announced that Oscar-winners Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, and Kate Winslet have officially joined the cast alongside Ridley, establishing what could easily be considered the most impressive all-female cast featured in a VR/AR film thus far.

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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.

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AR Technology Invades The Legendary Cannes Film Festival

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The post AR Technology Invades The Legendary Cannes Film Festival appeared first on VRScout. Locate one of Niantic’s AR viewfinders to unlock fun experiences using the company’s Lightship VPS technology.

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Legoland Resort Launches New 4D Film & AR Scavenger Hunt

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Visitors can hunt for augmented reality creatures featured in the all-new 4D film. While information regarding the 4D film is scarce at the moment, an official press release states that attendees will experience “enchanted forests, raging seas, hidden caves, fire, and ice.”

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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. Below is a small selection of incredible VR films that had us emotionally exhausted by the end credits. For the sake of simplicity, we’ve limited our selection to VR films with little-to-no player interaction. Beacause who doesn’t love crying in a VR headset?

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An Epic Cannes Film Festival Experience in the Fortnite Metaverse

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The Cannes Film Festival , one of the world’s most prestigious film fests, is coming to the Fortnite metaverse. an official media partner of the festival, offers a cinema experience like no other for gamers and film enthusiasts.

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XR Poised For Mass-Market Appeal At Cannes Marché Du Film

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The Marché du Film is the business counterpart of the Cannes Film Festival and one of the largest film markets in the world. Like many festivals this year, the Cannes Marché du Film struggled to attract the usual number of attendees from all over the world to its onsite location.

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ARWall, Soapbox Films Debut XR Virtual Production Tool

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Los Angeles-based production studio Soapbox Films successfully installed a new virtual backdrop on Tuesday that displays real-time 3D (RT3D) in-camera visualisations, enabling the studio to host extended reality (XR) film productions. Leveraging RT3D Graphics for Film Productions.

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VR Party Game ‘Werewolves Within’ Gets Its Own Feature Film

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Back in 2018, it was revealed that the popular VR party game Werewolves Within was being developed into a full-length feature film produced by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the same team responsible for 2016’s Assassin’s Creed film.

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3 Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine

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Compared to the usual flicks you watch, VR films are shorter in length, yet more immersive. We’ve rustled up some of the best virtual reality films to watch in quarantine so you can enjoy a uniquely immersive experience in the comfort and safety of your home.

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Painfully Cute VR Film ‘Madrid Noir’ Is A Must-Watch On Quest

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Explore the streets of Madrid, Spain to uncover a family mystery in this interactive VR short film. What I enjoyed about this form of storytelling the most was how seamless the transitions were between VR film and interactive experience.

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‘The Mandalorian’ Uses VR To Scout New Filming Locations

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It gave me the opportunity to use all of those years of experience that I had in the film industry, to do the best work of my life.”. The post ‘The Mandalorian’ Uses VR To Scout New Filming Locations appeared first on VRScout.

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NORD XR Launches Führerbunker VR Film for Meta Quest

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German extended reality (XR) firm has recently released a virtual reality (VR) film with tools from an industry-leading gaming engine. NORD XR debuted its top-tier VR film, Führerbunker , in late October. Users can download the film on Meta’s App Lab platform.

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Stop What You’re Doing And Watch These 5 VR Films

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The technology offers storytellers the unique opportunity to immerse audiences in ways that would be impossible or considerably more expensive to replicate using conventional film techniques. The following are just a handful of VR films guaranteed to leave you wanting more.

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Is Virtual Reality the Future of Documentary Films?

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In the world of film, VR has become a powerful tool for tackling pressing social issues. Unlike traditional films, which set a safe distance between you and the story, VR puts viewers right in the middle of it. Is virtual reality a tool for social change?

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Feature Film ‘We Met In Virtual Reality’ Shot Entirely In ‘VRChat’

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Filmed entirely in VR during the height of the COVID pandemic, the film’s director, Joe Hunting, spent hours in VRChat using Hirabiki’s VRCLens , a cinematic quality virtual camera, to capture candid moments of people as they coped with global lockdown restrictions using social VR.

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Tribeca Film Festival Was A Win For The XR Industry This Year

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While the pandemic still rages on across the globe, the XR industry can count a clear win thanks to the dedicated team behind this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. . The post Tribeca Film Festival Was A Win For The XR Industry This Year appeared first on VRScout. Back to normal?

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LucidWeb Offering Immersive Experience Platform to VR Film Festivals

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This year has seen a number of VR awards and VR film festivals go online, most recently AIXR’s VR Awards and the London Film Festival. A Distribution Platform for 3D Film. Immersive experience distribution platform LucidWeb has been around for a while now.

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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. 7 Miracles – one of the longest feature-length cinematic VR films ever produced – premiered last week at the 26 th Raindance Film Festival, Europe’s leading independent Film Festival and the largest in the UK. He says he was initially very skeptical, but much like the non-believers in the film, he was converted.

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Filming ‘This is Bike Life’ with Canon’s EOS VR

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In this session we discuss the following: 1) The technologies behind CANON’s EOS VR immersive filming solution. 2) The inspiration behind Bucaria’s ‘This is Bike Life’ short film.

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NORD XR Launches VR Film for Meta Quest

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German extended reality (XR) firm has recently released a virtual reality (VR) film with tools from an industry-leading gaming engine. NORD XR debuted its top-tier VR film, Führerbunker , in late October. Users can download the film on Meta’s App Lab platform.

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Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 AR/VR Program Schedule

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Tribeca Film Festival, NYC’s annual independent film festival held in Lower Manhattan, has announced their Tribeca Immersive programming for 2019, revealing a stellar lineup of content that delves into all possibilities of storytelling through technology. Image Credit: Tribeca Film Festival. Girl Icon / Image Credit: Tribeca Film Festival. The entire Tribeca Immersive program will run for the duration of the Tribeca Film Festival April 24 to May 5.

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VR Film ‘Symphony’ Hopes To Introduce Younger Generations To Classical Music

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Symphony , a new VR film featuring the music of Beethoven, Bernstein, and Mahler, premiered recently in Madrid after roughly four years in development. However, the film quickly turns from an inaudible exposé to a musical extravaganza, beginning with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

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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. Image Credit: Tribeca Film Festival. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 24 through May 4 in New York City. News Felix & Paul Studios GYMNASIA Tribeca Film Festival VR Film

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How VR Horror Films Can Take Fear to New Heights

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In VR horror films, you are no longer passively watching a story unfold from outside of the frame. But why aren’t VR horror films mainstream yet? How VR Horror Films Can Heighten Fear. The potential of virtual reality in film is limitless. Is VR the Future of Horror Film?

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BFI London Film Festival Announces Showcase for Immersive Media

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Last week, the British Film Institute announced that this year’s London Film Festival will be offered virtually, including a dedicated showcase for immersive media. LFF Expanded includes ten interactive works, eleven 360-degree films, and one augmented reality installation.

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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. Supported by Tribeca Film Institute. Supported by Tribeca Film Institute. Supported by Tribeca Film Institute. Featured Image Credit: Tribeca Film Institute.

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BRCvr to Host Day Long Film Festival of Burning Man Documentaries

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The company has announced a day-long film festival to take place on Saturday, February 5, from anywhere with internet. Introducing the BRCvr Film Festival. The BRCvr Film Festival is “a first of its kind.” The Films and Schedule. What Inspired a Burning Man Film Festival?

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Emmy Award-Winning Baobab Studios Casts ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Star Archie Yates In Upcoming VR Film

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Crow: The Legend, Bonfire ) has partnered with 3DAR ( Gloomy Eyes, Nespresso VR ) and Oculus on a brand new VR animated short entitled Paper Birds which is scheduled to premiere later this year at the 2020 International Venice Film Festival.

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