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. He says he was initially very skeptical, but much like the non-believers in the film, he was converted.

Disney Animation Studios to Debut Its First VR Short Film Next Month

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Walt Disney Animation Studios, the group behind animated classics like The Little Mermaid (1989), The Lion King (1994), and newer blockbusters like Moana (2016) , is set to debut its first VR short film next month at the SIGGRAPH 2018 conference in Vancouver.

Animated Short ‘Pearl’ is VR’s First Oscar Nominated Film

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Pearl (2016), a 360 animated short film from director Patrick Osborne and Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP), has landed an Academy Award nomination for this year’s best animated short film, making it the first VR film in the running for an Oscar.

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR

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In an impressive demonstration of what you can now create entirely from within VR, artist Nick Ladd has produced an impressive short film using Quill and ANIMVR. The post This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR appeared first on Road to VR.

Oculus to Send 6 VR Projects to Tribeca Film Festival 2018

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The Tribeca Film Festival starts next month, an annual screening of everything from indie documentaries to family-friendly films. SPHERES is also taking part in this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

Google VR Film Explores Artisanal Gold Mine In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

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That’s the opening line of a new VR film from the Google Conflict Minerals Campaign entitled The Journey of Gold. The film’s featured Nyamurhale Mine in the DRC is part of a vast industrial system that excavates metals used in electronics like tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

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VR Storytelling Highlights from Tribeca Film Festival

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‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ Director Ridley Scott Launches VR Film Division

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Ridley Scott Associates (RSA), the film production company of famed director Ridley Scott, is launching RSA VR, a new division dedicated to the production of high-end immersive films using VR, AR, and mixed reality.

3 Virtual Reality Projects Win At The Venice Film Festival

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Virtual reality experiences Spheres, Buddy VR and L’île des morts won awards at the Venice Film Festival this year. Buddy VR from Chuck Chae was recognized as the best VR experience for interactive content based on characters from The Nut Job film.

Infinity Film Festival Will Feature VR, AR

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The Infinity Film Festival in Beverly Hills, presented by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, is set to take place this November 1 – 4, 2018. Epic will also host the IFF Tech Lab with Unreal Engine training for film and virtual production.

VR Short Film ‘Asteroids!’ from Baobab Studios Now Available

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Interactive VR short film Asteroids! , Baobab Studios is one of the largest independent VR film studios, having raised a total of $31 million in funding to date, most notably a $25 million Series B funding round in 2016 which also welcomed Larry Cutler (ex Dreamworks and Pixar) as CTO.

Why The 360 Film Industry is in the Midst of a Reboot – Part 2: Workforce

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The 360 film industry is still young and it’s maturing rapidly. With his name on more than 22 360 film projects to date, Armando Kirwin has had an inside view as to where things started, where they’re going, and why. Supply & Demand of 360 Film Knowledge.

Why The 360 Film Industry is in the Midst of a Reboot – Part 1

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The 360 film industry is still young and it’s maturing rapidly. With his name on more than 22 360 film projects to date, Armando Kirwin has had an inside view as to where things started, where they’re going, and why.

Why 360 Film is in the Midst of a Reboot – Part 3: Demand

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The 360 film industry is still young and it’s maturing rapidly. With his name on more than 20 360 film projects to date, Armando Kirwin has had an inside view as to where things started, where they’re going, and why.

Exclusive: Baobab’s ‘Rainbow Crow’ is Pushing VR Film Visuals into Beautiful New Territory

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By now it’s trite to call any CG VR film studio “the Pixar of VR,” but one reason for that pervasive comparison is that Pixar’s waxy-textured, brightly-colored, hard-edged geometry has become a dominant style for big-budget CG films.

The Chelsea Film Festival Showcases Diversity in VR

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Chelsea Film Festival offers a VR lineup that is refreshing, intimate, and necessary. The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) is an international film festival, illuminating the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. News CFF CFF VR Chelsea Film Festival

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. The post Tribeca Film Fest Showcasing Oculus VR For Good Films appeared first on VRScout.

Google Embraces WebVR With VR Film ‘Tabel’

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” Tabel was filmed in a way that encourages you to look around the room and experience six different conversations, each with a unique view. As for how they filmed Tabel , the creators used a GoPro Odyssey camera with Jump technology, a camera collaboration between Google and GoPro.

Baobab’s ‘Asteroids!’ VR Short Film Now Available

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“From the second the film starts, you are immediately immersed in a world where virtual animated characters become your friends and together, you experience emotions like humor, excitement and compassion, just as you would in real life.”. News Animation Baobab Film

‘Jesus VR’ Claims First Ever Feature-length VR Film, to Preview at Venice Film Festival

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Jesus VR: The Story of Christ , an upcoming feature-length 360 film, is getting its first public preview at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The preview of the feature-length film will last 40 minutes, and will be open to festival-goers from September 1-4.

Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film

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That’s because experiences created with Unity are more often than not films, interactive movies, advertisements, or augmented reality and virtual reality content. You can see various films embedded in this post that were all built using Unity. It will also democratize film, Riva said.

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London’s Raindance Film Festival Welcomes 33 VR Experiences Next Month

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Next month’s Raindance Film Festival will bring some of the best VR experiences from events like Tribeca and Sundance to London for the first time. Many of these include intriguing films and experimental apps that are making their UK premiere, like the next installment in the Arden’s Wake series and Crow: The Legend , which stars Oprah Winfrey and John Legend. 360 Video Entertainment Events Experiences Gaming Raindance Film Festival Transference

Microsoft Now Lets You Film Mixed Reality With HoloLens Hack

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Spectator Mode is similar in concept to the mixed reality filming seen in the VR industry, though has added complications given HoloLens’ entirely independent solution and the fact that holograms can be viewed from anywhere, not just within a specific, tracked space.

At 40 Minutes, ‘Miyubi’ is Felix & Paul’s Longest VR Film Yet – Available Today

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Felix & Paul Studios, among the top VR video production companies out there, today launch their longest film to date on the Oculus Rift and Gear VR. Visually, Miyubi is among the best VR film we’ve seen to date, and it’s all shot in 360 degrees and 3D.

Oculus ‘Venues’ to Host NBA Games, Horror Films & More This Fall

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Some users in other countries have reported a region lock on Lionsgate film nights, so make sure to pop in and check it out before you dedicate your entire night to a splatter-filled Saw binge-fest leading up to Halloween.

BBC Debuts VR Film ‘We Wait’ For Oculus Rift

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BBC has released their first VR short film for the Oculus platform. Known for their stop-motion claymation films starring the characters Wallace and Gromit, this is also Aardman’s first foray into immersive storytelling as well. News BBC Documentary Film Oculus Rift

6 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Will Thrive in Film and Entertainment

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VR For Awareness Takes Over Tribeca Film Festival

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So far, the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has been a chaotic whirlwind of innovative filmmaking, groundbreaking immersive entertainment and masterful storytelling. For more info on these stellar works of art and the other amazing exhibits, visit the official Tribeca Film Festival website.

‘Ready Player One’ Film Gets First Teaser Trailer

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Ready Player One, the upcoming film directed by Steven Spielberg based on the VR-centric novel by Ernest Cline, just saw its first teaser trailer, released at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

‘Dear Angelica’, Oculus Story Studio’s Latest VR Film, is Out Now for Free

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As such, the studio has up to now produced two VR films, each markedly different in look and feel from the last. The film is directed by Saschka Unseld who also fills the role of Creative Director at OSS.

Within and Fox Partner to Create VR Content, Spike Jonze to Co-Produce Original VR Film

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The first VR project, based on the dystopian sci-fi film, will be directed and produced by Within Founder and CEO Chris Milk. Annapurna Pictures will also be partnering with Within and FoxNext to create an original VR film called I Remember You (working title).

Breaking The Silence: How The VR Industry Mirrors The Early Days of The Silent Film Era

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He taught himself to develop and print film. Together they produced over 500 short films, full of creativity and spectacle. Film, they came to realize, was more than “stage plays projected on a wall.” Like film before it, VR is a new medium, demanding new techniques for conveying time compression, simultaneous action, locomotion, scene transition, and more. Pittom’s team is experimenting with other narrative choices unavailable in film.

‘Ready Player One’ Actors Filmed OASIS Scenes In VR

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Spielberg immerses his cast in a virtual set while filming certain VR scenes. It turns out VR played a more integral role in Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One film than we previously thought. It was really an out of body experience filming this movie.

Dwayne Johnson’s Latest Film ‘Skyscraper’ Receives VR Tie-In

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Hold your breath and take the virtual leap in a VR recreation of the films white-knuckle crane sequence. Continuing his domination of the box office, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is back with yet another big budget action film that’s sure to have investors drowning in profit.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Virtual Arcade Steps Up VR Game For 2018

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One of the largest independent film festivals in the world, the annual Tribeca Film Festival is responsible for delivering some of the most impactful and most-talked-about creative projects to NYC audiences.

Film Created Almost Entirely In ‘Tilt Brush’ Imagines The Future Of Music

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Artist Adam Dylewski is the creator of a new short film that was created almost entirely inside virtual reality. Tagged with: Dylewski , film , movie , music , short film , tilt brush. Art Dylewski film movie music short film tilt brush

‘Allumette’ Is the Longest VR Animated Film So Far And It May Make You Cry

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Directors and animators, like Penrose Studios’ Eugene Chung, are experimenting with the visual medium to create films that make you an active participant in their worlds. VR might very well be the next big step for film. The Rose and I, one of Penrose’s previous VR short films.

Shot on Lytro’s Light-field Camera, ‘Hallelujah’ Is a Stunning Mix of Volumetric Film and Audio

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Hallelujah is a new experience by VR film studio Within that’s captured using Lytro’s latest Immerge light-field camera which captures volumetric footage that makes for a much more immersive experience than traditional 360 video.

The World’s First Simultaneous Film/VR Release Is Happening Today

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Nic Cage’s Latest Film Gets Stand-Alone VR Series

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When it comes to Nicolas Cage films, there’s no shortage of conflicting emotions. Now thanks to his latest film, The Humanity Bureau , he may be adding VR to his already-monumental list. The post Nic Cage’s Latest Film Gets Stand-Alone VR Series appeared first on VRScout.