AR Technology Invades The Legendary Cannes Film Festival

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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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Dynamic VR Film ‘Agence’ Lets You Play God With Tiny AI Creatures

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According to Pietro Gagliano, creator of Agence and Transition Forms, the “dynamic film” is as much a social experiment as it is entertainment. “I The post Dynamic VR Film ‘Agence’ Lets You Play God With Tiny AI Creatures appeared first on VRScout.

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.

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.

NASA invites entries for its CineSpace short-film contest

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Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or an enthusiastic beginner, NASA is encouraging creatives to get involved in this year’s CineSpace short-film contest. Movies & TV News Photography Space film contest filmmaking movie contest NASA space

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. Walt Disney Animation Studios latest stab at immersive filmmaking, a kite’s tale , is set to premiere later this month at SIGGRAPH 2019, making it the second VR short film from Disney to debut at the annual computer graphics conference. 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

8th Wall Powers Netflix AR Experience for George Clooney Film 'The Midnight Sky'

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Don't Miss: Netflix Film 'Anon' Paints Dystopian View of Augmented Reality That Obliterates Privacy The web-based AR. Help me, George Clooney. You're my only hope. If that mash-up of cultural references doesn't make sense, it will momentarily.

Happy 40th Birthday to Wrath of Khan, The Film That Saved Star Trek

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Star Trek is no stranger to cinema, and the franchise’s quality of films tends to fluctuate with each new release. We’ve seen plenty of pretty good films from the series, and we’ve also seen films that weren’t as good as they could’ve been.

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

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.

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. CAVE is a short film that tells the story of Ayara, a young woman who is struggling to decide whether to accept her role as Shaman, her tribe’s only emissary to the spirit world.

Michael Keaton Filmed Vulture Scenes This Week?!?

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Michael Keaton says he strapped on the Vulture wings this week but the question is, for what?

10 Essential Films by Italian Horror Master Dario Argento

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While we wait (and feverishly hope it’s a return to form after 2012's regrettable Dracula 3D ), we’re looking back at 10 films that have defined his career so far.

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. Sun Ladies won Best VR Documentary at the World VR Forum and a Lumiere Award for Best 360 Film. The Key runs 15 minutes and will make its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Immersive Virtual Arcade.

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. Another creative Oculus-sponsored film making its Tribeca debut is the genre-bending ghost story anthology film, Talking with Ghosts. Despite all the film festival success however, Oculus still isn’t 100% satisfied with the level of impact its campaign is having.