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February 25, 2021

"I want to give more exposure to east-european talents" - Georgy Molodtsov (goEast Film Festival)

Being interested in digital creation means developing an unfailing curiosity... and often multiple skills. For Georgy Molodtsov, it's almost a reflex. At the same time programmer for various festival…

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February 22, 2021

Recto VRso splits its 2021 edition with two exhibitions, Emergence and Restitution

For its upcoming edition, Recto VRso reinvents itself and reshapes its format by combining a virtual exhibition and a restitution in the physical world.

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February 22, 2021

“VR as a tool to democratize animation” – Violeta Ayala, Roly Elias, Alap Parikh (Prison X)

Prison X is an immersive Andean mythological play that, by working on representation, brings the user face-to-face with a different way of building stories and a culturally vibrant experience.

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February 17, 2021

Decoding XR: MEET MORTAZA, Josephine Derobe

After its premiere during the last Venice VR (Expanded) festival, Josephine Derobe's MEET MORTAZA will continue its journey in festivals for 2021 - notably in selection at FIPADOC Smart and the next …

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February 16, 2021

“With our interactive films, we have real cinematographic ambitions” - David Bigiaoui (Cinétévé Experience)

Cinétévé Experience celebrates its 10th anniversary! While waiting to be able to celebrate this "in real life", it was an opportunity to discuss with the producer David Bigiaoui, head of a real narra…

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February 15, 2021

“To rewrite the narrative together" - Michèle Stephenson, Joe Brewster, Yasmin Elayat (THE CHANGING SAME)

THE CHANGING SAME is an virtual reality experience, created using volumetric filmmaking, that reflects on the history of the Black American community to highlight its effects on the present. Will you…

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February 12, 2021

OZ Experience by BackLight is heading to AREA15

BackLight studio opens its first Virtual Reality park in Las Vegas' brand new experiential entertainment center: ​AREA15. As a centerpiece for its international expansion, this physical location allo…

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February 11, 2021

Press release: XRMust.com as your primary source of information for narrative and immersive storytelling

It’s a story of virtual encounters. It’s also a project we built around the idea that the XR creative industry needed an online source of information regarding all VR, AR, MR projects and creators. W…

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February 11, 2021

2021 SXSW Virtual Cinema Lineup is all about experiencing our world

It's good to be back in Austin, Texas. Even virtually. This year's SXSW is going to be fully online: "Introducing SXSW Online, a digital experience from March 16–20, 2021 including keynotes, Conferen…

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February 9, 2021

Don't miss DREAM, a live - motion capture performance by The Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), in collaboration with Manchester International Festival (MIF), Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF) and Philharmonia Orchestra will stage a live performance of Dream usi…

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February 8, 2021

Resources - A list of Podcasts on Storytelling and Immersive Contents

Today information is no longer only written, it is also oral. Switch your headsets for headphones to discover our selection of podcasts dedicated to immersive storytelling, virtual content & the XR i…

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February 6, 2021

"To make the user believe that they matter" - Erick Oh, Kane Lee (NAMOO)

NAMOO is an animated VR experience that uses all the tools cinematic VR offers to animation to invite the audience on a spiritual journey through life and memories.

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February 5, 2021

Top 100 Creative XR Events, Festivals & Awards

2020 update: which cultural events select immersive content? Through our XR Agenda (free access, upon registration) we inform you about festivals, conferences, workshops or marketplaces that make the…

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February 3, 2021

Editorial: why should we talk about ethics in VR?

It’s a tricky time for ethics in the 21st century. Unlike the Ancient Greeks, the fathers of Western ethics, we tend to treat rules of morality with great suspicion. Beyond the legally protected boun…

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January 28, 2021

"I love to be surprised by new experiences, storytelling and technologies" - Shari Frilot (Sundance New Frontier)

Oldest festival with an interactive section in the world (if we count, since 2007) Sundance New Frontier opens this week a very special edition in Covid-19 time. A reinvented Sundance, online, which …

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January 27, 2021

"Finding a balance between a story and the need of the users to shape it" - Jason Moore (The Metamovie Presents: Alien Rescue)

The Metamovie Presents: Alien Rescue is a VR experience directed by Jason Moore in which roleplaying as the Hero or an Eyebot takes center stage. An experiment in participatory storytelling that spea…