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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.”

‘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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Real Steel, the Hugh Jackman Film About Robot Boxing, May Get a Disney+ Series

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And now, after years of the film’s fan base clamoring for more, it might actually be… Read more. Real Steel is one of the greatest sci-fi sports movies of all time.

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?

Guillermo del Toro's 11 Films, Ranked

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After 30 years of making films, you’d think every director would have a misstep. We’re all human, right? Everyone deserves a swing and a miss once in a while. But that’s not been the case for Guillermo del Toro.

The Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Films to Look Forward to in 2022

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The year 2022 is here, and hopefully it won’t feel like 2020 part two. Back then, as the world shut down in an attempt to stop the spread of covid-19, most major movies were delayed —and no one wants a sequel to that.

7 films to know from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

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For obvious reasons, the Sundance Film Festival looked a little different this year. Instead of Park City theaters crowded with snow boots and puffer jackets, the films played in front of audiences of one or two on the couch at home. Sundance Film Festival Entertainment Movies Tv Show

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Netflix Drops Trailer for Creepy French Horror Film The Swarm

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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.

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.

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.