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

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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Jordan Peele Films “Us” And “Nope” Head To The Metaverse

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Monkeypaw Productions has partnered with Meta to bring his collection of unique films to life in Horizon Worlds. Writer and director Jordan Peele ( Key & Peele, Get Out ) has carved himself a nice little niche in the film industry with his series of unique comedy-horror films.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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 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?

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

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.

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.

Batgirl's Directors Respond to the Film's Cancellation

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Few times in history has the line between film as a business versus an art form been as clear as the story of Batgirl. Earlier this week, Warner Bros.

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.

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.

The Best Genre Films of 2022 (So Far)

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The unpredictability and originality of the films has been over the top… Read more. Somehow, 2022 is a little over halfway over. It’s been a wild year for so many reasons and the movies that have come out have followed suit.

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?

Feature Star Wars Film?

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Netflix Drops Trailer for Creepy French Horror Film The Swarm

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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.

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

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.

The Legend: Dragon Ball Fan Film is Cool as Hell

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Fandoms are the lifeblood of IP, and Dragon Ball’s fandom has been beating quite strongly more recently, especially with the new theatrical film, … Read more.

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.

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.