The 2021 Venice Film Festival Invades ‘VRChat’


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

VR Film ‘Space Explorers’ Just Won A Primetime Emmy


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


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 Festivals Look To Inspire Fresh New Talent For Hollywood


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.

First VR Film Shot Aboard ISS Available On Oculus Venues


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.

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


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.

‘The Mandalorian’ Uses VR To Scout New Filming Locations


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.

Legoland Resort Launches New 4D Film & AR Scavenger Hunt


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.”

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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?

Five Emotionally Draining VR Films


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?

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 AR/VR Program Schedule


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


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

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


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.

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


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.

Free VR Films Heading To YouTube Courtesy Of Tribeca Film Institute


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.

Netflix Drops Trailer for Creepy French Horror Film The Swarm

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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.

In Netflix's Latest Slasher Film, the Killer Is You

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The idea of a killer being inside your house is scary enough. But what if the killer revealed themselves to be. That’s the hook of There’s Someone Inside Your House , the new Netflix slasher horror movie from producers Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and James Wan (Malignant). Read more.

All 10 Fast and Furious Films, Ranked

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The evolution of the Fast and Furious films really makes it a fascinating franchise. It began simply enough; a familiar action film set in the flashy world of car modification and racing.

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


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

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


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.

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


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

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


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.

Watch a Russian film crew depart from the ISS tonight

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Having spent 11 days on the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian film crew will be heading back to Earth this evening, Saturday, October 16.

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


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.

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


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.

Our Favorite Scary Scenes From Non-Horror Films

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Everyone expects to be scared by a horror movie. But when you sit down for a comedy, fantasy, or adventure movie , that’s a whole other beast. You aren’t expecting to jump out of your seat or tremble with tension in a movie that’s not generally scary.

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


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.

Is The Forever Purge the Last Film in the Franchise?

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On July 2, Universal Pictures dropped the fifth Purge film: The Forever Purge. the forever purge films the first purge entertainment culture english language films the purge american films james demonaco america america the first purge and the forever purge cinema of the united states

This VR Documentary is Filming Outside of the ISS so You Can See Space With Your Own Eyes

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The first two episodes transport you to the rarefied air of the ISS interior, however the studios today announced that they’ve begun filming episodes three and four outside of the ISS, letting you virtually experience the edge of space via 3D, 360 video.