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June 21, 2021

"EVE aims to break the loneliness of a virtual experience" - Margherita Bergamo (Compagnie Voix), Daniel González (Omnipresenz)

Margherita Bergamo (choreographer) and Daniel González (VR interaction designer) made a name for themselves in 2019 with their live performance EVE, DANCE IS AN UNPLACEABLE PLACE which won both the G…

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June 19, 2021

Join the 2021 VR NOW Awards Grand Finale on June 22

The VR NOW Awards are taking place this year online, and live on Youtube! The German ceremony dedicated to immersive worlds rewards the best applications of our industries every year.

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June 17, 2021

MIT Open Documentary Lab teams up with belgian startup Lucidweb for long-year VR showcase

MIT Open Documentary Lab (ODL) has partnered with LucidWeb (Belgium) to make a unique selection of award-winning 360º films by internationally renowned studios & VR content creators available for one…

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June 16, 2021

"Beyond Reality continues to contribute to a global creative infrastructure" - Jay Kim (BIFAN)

One of our favorite events returns in July! The BIFAN, and its Beyond Reality section (July 1-18), will present as always a rather large line-up of immersive contents - among the most representative …

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June 15, 2021

"Using VR to preserve real marine animals for future generations" - Michal Lovecky, Ninja Mueller (HOW IS THE WATER)

HOW IS THE WATER is a "virtual ocean experience with real-world impact" that makes ocean accessible for everybody but also pioneer the use of immersive media for marine conservation.

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June 14, 2021

"PAPER BEAST is a virtual reality game based on emotions... and algorithms!" - Eric Chahi (Pixel Reef)

PAPER BEAST is an independent video games that managed to have a real life in festivals in a few months... And online! The new creation of Eric Chahi (ANOTHER WORLD, HEART OF DARKNESS, FROM DUST), mu…

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June 10, 2021

The NIFFF 2021 goes deep into XR with its Sauvage Extended line-up

The NIFFF (Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival) is a must-attend event in the world of genre cinema. From July 2 to 10, the festival will host a selection of immersive experiences... that…

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June 8, 2021

"With the XR medium we want to put people on scene" - Nonny de la Peña (Emblematic Group)

She is known as the "goddess of VR", but far from the skies Nonny de la Peña is mostly interested in the real world. Through a relentless work as a creator and producer of immersive experiences with …

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June 7, 2021

After KNOT at Tribeca Immersive, Darkfield launched itself as a 100% digital audio platform for the US

Realscape Productions and DARKFIELD announce the arrival of DARKFIELD RADIO USA, taking their innovative audio experiences to audiences in homes across America.

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June 6, 2021

“We wanted an interactivity as invisible as possible for the viewer” - Thomas Villepoux, François Klein (JAILBIRDS)

Belgian production company Be Revolution Pictures presents the double world premiere of JAILBIRDS, a virtual reality animation film directed by Thomas Villepoux, at the Tribeca and New Images 2021 fe…

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June 6, 2021

AR app BREONNA'S GARDEN will celebrate Breonna Taylor's memory at Tribeca Immersive 2021

In solidarity with Breonna Taylor's family and with the support of Tribeca Festival’s Tribeca Immersive, artist and curator Lady PheOnix has developed BREONNA'S GARDEN, a revolutionary framework for …

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June 3, 2021

"For filmmakers there are plenty of advantages to use volumetric capture" - Piotr Uzarowicz (Arcturus)

When it comes to discussing volumetric capture, certain names come to mind regularly. Los Angeles-based company Arcturus is one of them, both a creative studio and a software editor for XR companies,…

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June 2, 2021

"The global crisis has sparked another interest in creativity" - Ulrich Schrauth (VRHAM!)

We met artistic director and XR curator Ulrich Schrauth last year before the launch of the new immersive section, LFF Expanded, at the London Film Festival. Back to his own VRHAM! Virtual Reality & A…

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June 2, 2021

“From the creative point of view KUSUNDA is a huge evolution from HOME AFTER WAR” - Gayatri Parameswaran, Felix Gaedtke (NowHere Media)

The immersive documentary is in essence dedicated to questioning its audience about the world of yesterday and today.After HOME AFTER WAR, which plunged us into the heart of war-torn Iraq, the filmma…

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May 26, 2021

"New forms of XR storytelling emerged during Covid" - Loren Hammonds (Tribeca Film Festival)

As a leading event on immersive storytelling (including podcast this year!), Tribeca Film Festival decided to go hybrid, with a new edition late June - way after its regular April schedule. We discus…

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May 25, 2021

"Animation, documentary or fiction... immersive experiences are more and more hybrid!" - Oriane Hurard (Atlas V)

With a double career as a festival programmer (notably the GIFF in Geneva and I LOVE TRANSMEDIA) and producer, Oriane Hurard has spent the last ten years at the heart of new writing until winning the…