July 1, 2022

“GENESIS holds many firsts for us” - Maria and Jörg Courtial (Faber Courtial)

Founded by Maria & Jörg Courtial, the German production company Faber Courtial is one of the most prolific XR companies in Germany in the production of premium immersive content. After a double trip …

June 26, 2022

WIP Annecy 2022 / A look at WALLACE & GROMIT: THE GRAND GETAWAY with Aardman, Atlas V, No Ghost

This year XR@Annecy offered 3 work-in-progress sessions on XR experiences currently in production. Headliners were the protagonists of one of the projects presented: Wallace & Gromit! The talents pre…

June 20, 2022

“Our priority is to create our experiences for a general audience in cultural venues” - Arnaud Desjardins (Femme Fatale Studio)

From web creation to immersive experiences, Femme Fatale Studio is a collective of French artists and developers built around a common passion for images and digital. Focus on this young creative stu…

June 17, 2022

“This year we have received many XR impact works” - Yves Nougarède, Gala Frecon (Annecy Film Festival)

The sun was out for the return of a very physical Annecy festival, the most important worldwide meeting for animation professionals. The festival and its market, the MIFA, were fully booked for this …

June 16, 2022

"AR as a way to reach a wider audience" - Julian Dorado, Camila Marturano (IAGO: THE GREEN EYED MONSTER)

Presented at Tribeca Immersive 2022, IAGO: The Green Eyed Monster is a prequel to Shakespeare's Othello that uses music and AR to turn the tables and offer a different perspective on the main antagon…

June 11, 2022

“Making a 5 episode VR series was an epic production challenge!” - Oriane Hurard, Clement Deneux (MISSING PICTURES)

Several years ago, Atlas V initiated an extraordinary project: to propose a virtual reality series about great filmmakers who would tell about their abandoned projects. Documentary anthology that ded…

June 9, 2022

"Redefining the relationship between IRL, online and VR components" - Ana Brzezińska (Tribeca Immersive)

An exciting new edition of the Tribeca Film Festival kicks off today, with an immersive section that reflects the artistic tradition of this festival, but also looks at the connection between immersi…

June 7, 2022

"Immersive industry grows in contact with traditional cultural institutions" - Stéphane Malagnac (PiXii - Sunny Side of the Doc)

The PiXii Festival is back this year for another 100% physical edition in La Rochelle. Event dedicated to the documentary creation, PiXii has not failed since the health crisis by offering a program …

May 12, 2022

“With the Cannes experience on Fortnite, we open the festival to a new connected generation” - Adrien Torres (Brut)

For its 75th anniversary, the Cannes Film Festival renews its media partners, and starts a collaboration with a new French duo: France Télévisions and Brut. The air and the web complement each other …

May 9, 2022

“With our company we want to push further the XR production and distribution in Japan” - Tetsuya Ohashi (Cinemaleap)

Cinemaleap is one of the most active XR companies in Japan. As a content producer (FEATHER, BEAT, Clap...), organiser of the Beyond The Frame festival and content distributor, it plays a leading role…

May 5, 2022

“The maturity of the XR creation is felt in its diversity of proposals, and the interest of cultural venues worldwide” - Elie Levasseur (NewImages)

The NewImages festival returns to Paris for a 2022 edition from June 8 to 12, with a real B2B focus. Between the Industry Days and the various co-production or broadcasting markets offered, Elie Leva…

May 4, 2022

“As Impact Producers, it's an opportunity to work on large creative projects such as ON THE MORNING YOU WAKE” - Susanna Pollack (Games for Change)

Featured at Sundance and SXSW, ON THE MORNING YOU WAKE (TO THE END OF THE WORLD) is the new work from the creative team behind NOTES ON BLINDNESS: INTO DARKNESS. More than that, it’s a powerful piece…

May 3, 2022

“It's not about promoting a technology, but a new narrative” - Sönke Kirchhof (INVR.SPACE)

At Stereopsia Europe 2021, Sönke Kirchhof was everywhere. On the VR headsets, in the conferences and discussions, and even at the awards. XR producer and content distributor, the tireless German entr…

April 28, 2022

« An erotic experience in virtual reality is to convene imaginary and narratives for the bodies » - Cathline Smoos (IMBUE VR)

Based in Barcelona, the French Cathline Smoos and her team have developed an erotic content application for virtual reality. Beyond the proposed concept, IMBUE VR is an adult content application that…

April 26, 2022

“We need to open up formats, genres to draw inspiration from each creative industry” - Yvonne Grzenkowicz (ANNY)

Animation Nights New York (ANNY) is a monthly screening event and annual festival based in New York, created by Yvonne Grzenkowicz in 2015 to bring together animation and XR professionals on the Nort…

April 22, 2022

“Our DNA remains the cinema, but our ambitions on the XR increase with each edition” - Guillaume Esmiol (Cannes XR)

On the momentum of the 2021 revival, the Marché du Film (of the Cannes Film Festival, the world's leading film industry event) is offering a new Cannes XR program including a virtual exhibition "Alex…