This year’s Convergence section of the 57th New York Film Festival features three VR programs as well as special events to showcase today’s wide-ranging landscape of immersive storytelling.
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Actress Alia Shawkat to Narrate Virtual Reality Experience THE KEY, World Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival
Alia Shawkat best known for her roles on Arrested Development and Search Party, will narrate The Key, a mysterious virtual reality journey world premiering at Tribeca Film Festival.
GYMNASIA is a groundbreaking cinematic VR experience thatflawlessly blends 3D 360-degree video, stop motion, miniatures and computer-generated graphics (CGI), and pushes the art of puppet animation into uncharted territory.
The Shipment, a $1 million dollar father/daughter science fiction short, by VFX artist and 3D animator Bobby Bala will premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival
2019 Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Lineup to Feature More Than 30 VR, AR, Mixed Reality Experiences
Tribeca Immersive, at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, will showcase more than 30 cinematic and cutting-edge virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality experiences by top artists.
The New Frontier lineup of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival will spotlight a curated collection of cutting-edge independent and experimental media works by creators who are pushing artistic innovation across new mediums that include VR, AR, mixed reality (MR) and AI.
The LA Film Festival announced the lineup of The Portal, the Festival’s inaugural VR and Immersive Story Telling showcase
Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities Exhibition 2018 to Feature 27 Interactive and Immersive Projects
The 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities Exhibition, supported by Arts Council England, features 27 interactive and immersive projects
Tribeca 2018: Filmmakers Jacob Wasserman, Adam Donald and Ant Gentile Launch VR Company ‘Hidden Content’
Filmmakers Jacob Wasserman, Adam Donald and Ant Gentile announced the formation of Hidden Content, a full-service virtual reality. Their first project was unveiled yesterday at the Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of their narrative 360 Cinema project The Caretaker,
VESTIGE, an emotional, complex, virtual reality documentary, that is set to world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, has been acquired by UK-based VR distributor and sales agent Other Set.
VR “The Day the World Changed” on Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons to World Premiere at 2018 Tribeca Film Fest
The virtual reality experience, The Day the World Changed, co-created by award-winning filmmakers and virtual reality pioneers, Gabo Arora and Saschka Unseld, will premiere in the Virtual Arcade that runs April 20 to 29, at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.
2018 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Immersive Program Featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Alicia Vikander and More..
The Tribeca Immersive program at the upcoming 2018 Tribeca Film Festival showcases works by artists who are pushing boundaries, using technology to tell stories and create new experiences.
Tsai Ming-Liang’s VR Film THE DESERTED to Hong Kong Premiere at 2018 Hong Kong International Film Festival
The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) will introduce the future of cinema to audiences – the Hong Kong premiere of Tsai Ming-Liang’s The Deserted, HTC’s first virtual reality (VR) Chinese language film.
This year’s 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival opens on Friday, February 23rd, with the East Coast premiere of anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa’s Lu Over the Wall.
The 2018 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival will showcase a curated collection of cutting-edge independent experimental media works
Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s virtual reality installation, “CARNE y ARENA (Virtually Present, Physically Invisible),” has been given a Special Award – an Oscar statuette –
The sixth edition of the highly anticipated FREE Convergence section of the 2017 New York Film Festival delves into the world of immersive storytelling via interactive experiences, featuring virtual reality, augmented reality, live labs and demos, and more.
The Seattle International Film Festival has presented the first SIFF 360/VR Award, recognizing excellence in virtual reality filmmaking to We Who Remain by Trevor Snapp and Sam Wolson.
Sundance Institute Selects 11 Artists with VR and Emerging Media Storytelling Projects for New Frontier Story Lab
Sundance Institute has selected six projects for the annual New Frontier Story Lab, which supports independent artists working at the cutting-edge convergence of film, art, media, live performance and technology.
Tribeca 2017: Hillary Clinton Makes a Surprise Appearance as a Panelist for Kathryn Bigelow’s VR Short Premiere
Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday to participate in the world premiere of Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s virtual reality short
THE LAST GOODBYE, First Holocaust Survivor Testimony in Room-Scale VR to World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
Billed as the first-ever Holocaust survivor testimony in room-scale VR, THE LAST GOODBYE will world premiere on Friday, April 21 at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
Virtual Reality (VR) Returns to Tribeca Film Festival – Presidents, Puppets, Prisons, Poachers, and More Featured in Tribeca Immersive
With 29 virtual reality (VR) and innovative exhibitions, the Tribeca Immersive program at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival will feature thought-provoking experiences and installations from top creators and emerging artists, including 20 world premieres.
The 2017 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival, will feature of lineup that includes storyworlds in Augmented Reality headsets
The 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will take audiences on an immersive and boundary-pushing journey of storytelling with an all-new Virtual Reality (VR) lineup titled DIFFerent REALITY added to the Festival program for the first time.