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August 30, 2020

"A completely new way of experiencing a festival" - Liz Rosenthal & Michel Reilhac (Venice VR Expanded)

In one of its most precious homes, immersive creation is reinvented online with a special Venice VR Expanded program, bringing together 44 projects as it does every year. A special edition which we d…

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August 24, 2020

Strong presence of Floréal Films at Venice VR Expanded

Montreal, August 21th 2020 - Floréal Films is proud to reveal two new VR pieces, selected within the official competition of the Venice International Film Festival, which will be held from September…

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August 12, 2020

Venice VR Expanded will partner with VR Lounges around the world

The works of Venice VR Expanded, the Virtual Reality section of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (2-12 September 2020) of La Biennale di Venezia will be available for viewing in the VR Lou…

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July 29, 2020

Go deeper into the distribution and curation of immersive works with Sheffield Doc/Fest

With Creative England, the avant-garde documentary festival Sheffield Doc / Fest is organizing 4 workshops about the XR market and how to package "your completed VR and AR work for curators and plann…

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July 22, 2020

"We were bold enough to operate everything as a live immersive show" - Tupac Martir (Vaal x Satore)

We had a chance to discuss immersive storytelling and more with artist Tupac Martir last year after Venice VR (see the interview by the great Agnese Pietrobon). As Creative director of the London-bas…

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July 20, 2020

XR Backstory: PLAYTIME, by Catherine Bazinet, Maxime Boisvert, Ronan Le Gall, Alexis Maher & Charles Tétreault

Selected by the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC) in 2019, PLAYTIME is a student project produced by Catherine Bazinet, Maxime Boisvert, Ronan Le Gall, Alexis Maher and Charles Tétreault as the final …

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July 14, 2020

“We have to make content that is going to speak to everyone” - Victor Agulhon (TARGO)

One of the main problems in relation to immersive productions is the audience: how can we make more people interested in this medium?

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July 1, 2020

"We want to embrace as many genres and stories as possible" - Jay Kim (BIFAN's Beyond Reality)

As the world is opening again to events and festivals, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) will happen on July 9-16. With its XR section, Beyond Reality, and a lot of surprises this…

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June 28, 2020

XR Backstory: CONTINUANCE, by Stratéolab

CONTINUANCE, produced by Stratéolab for La Pulperie, a museum in the Saguenay region, is a virtual reality experience based on Portage-des-roches a painting by local artist Arthur Villeneuve.

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June 18, 2020

"VR might be the medium that I have been looking for" - Ethan Shaftel (AJAX ALL POWERFUL)

We noticed Ethan Shaftel's work some time ago, his virtual reality films with fantastic, funny and terribly enthusiastic universes. Coming from the world of animation, Ethan never stops playing with …

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June 17, 2020

Legendary music artist Jean-Michel Jarre goes full VR for its next live performance with VRrOOm

Jean-Michel Jarre will premiere ‘Alone Together’, a 40-minute musical set in the virtual world of VRrOOm, on June 21.

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June 15, 2020

Daisy Ridley is BABA YAGA in new Mathias Chelebourg's VR project

Baobab Studios is proud to announce the casting of Daisy Ridley in the lead role of Magda in their newest immersive experience, BABA YAGA.

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June 11, 2020

Save the date for Stereopsia 2020 - and Stereopsia Online!

Mixing physical and digital event, Stereopsia - the friendliest XR event - is fully prepared for the new XR world!

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June 11, 2020

Cannes XR Virtual unveiled a multi-selection of 55 XR works

For its 2020 edition, the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes’ XR program dedicated to virtual and augmented reality becomes CANNES XR VIRTUAL from June 24 to 26. This 3-day event will be entirely de…

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May 18, 2020

goEast’s Open Frame 2020 goes fully VR for its award ceremony

Germany-based goEast - festival of Central and Eastern Film became the first festival in the world to make its VR-section available for online audiences.

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May 14, 2020

SXSW 2020 Virtual Cinema finds its way on Oculus TV

SXSW is excited to reveal a new collaboration with Oculus TV, SXSW 2020 Virtual Cinema on Oculus TV, set to launch globally on May 22.