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September 15, 2020

"You immerse yourself as a spectator, then you become a participant" - Michelle Kranot (THE HANGMAN AT HOME)

When we discussed THE HANGMAN AT HOME with its co-creator Michelle Kranot, it was only one of 2 projects produced by the french company Floréal Films on competition at Venice VR Expanded. Since then,…

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September 15, 2020

FNC Explore unveils its 2020 online selection exclusively on Viveport

The Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal (FNC) is pleased to unveil its programming for FNC EXPLORE, presented by HTC Vive’s Viveport.

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September 14, 2020

“MIRROR is an R&D laboratory for Atlas V” - Pierre Zandrowicz (MIRROR: THE SIGNAL)

A pioneer of immersive fiction in France with I, PHILIP (2016), Pierre Zandrowicz has never ceased to explore new narrative horizons, with live performance and Bartabas on EX ANIMA EXPERIENCE (2019),…

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September 12, 2020

NewImages 2020 has its XR Competition's jury!

To reward the finest international immersive creation (VR, AR), the NewImages Festival brings together a prestigious jury made up of five artists coming from different eclectic and bold backgrounds, …

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September 10, 2020

"You want the viewer to get the reality of this odissey" - Maria Courtial (1ST STEP)

If you have been part of a VR festival lately, you didn’t miss Faber Courtial messages from space. 2ND STEP and their latest VR film 1ST STEP are widely selected worldwide. We spoke with Maria Courti…

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September 9, 2020

This fall Montréal welcomes The Digital World (#digitalmtl)

The health and economic crisis that swept through the world this spring forced many events to change their schedule and format.

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September 6, 2020

“VR offers a much deeper and intimate connection to the audience” – German Heller (PAPER BIRDS)

Whenever I try VR, there is one thing I cannot help but be fascinated by. It is the way it takes you to a different world than you are used to and for a moment makes it even more real than the realit…

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September 4, 2020

“To change the way that we hold that history in our bodies” - Randall Okita & David Oppenheim (THE BOOK OF DISTANCE)

Some months ago, I bumped into a review of some immersive works presented at the Sundance Film Festival and one of them caught my attention.

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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…