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VR Playhouse: Bringing Psychedelic Consciousness to 360 Video

Christina Heller is the co-founder and CEO of VR Playhouse, and she gave a talk with her co-founder Ian Forester at SVVR 2016 titled...

Felix & Paul Studios Win $6.8M Funding to Build “Global VR Studio”

Felix & Paul Studios, the creative and technical force behind 360 VR films such as 'Strangers' and 'Zarkana' have announced that they're to receive $6.8...

What Broadway Theater Can Teach 360 VR Video

KonceptVR has produced a couple of 360 videos for Broadway Theater productions that includes a promo with the cast of Hamilton as well as...
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VR Documentary Filmmaking on Trial at Hot Docs 2016

Virtual reality filmmaking is in its infancy but one Brendan McCourt reports from the Hot Docs Festival in Toronto where virtual reality as a...
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ILMxLAB Discuss Pioneering VR Storytelling with Star Wars and Beyond

Ben Lang sits down with John Gaeta and Vicki Beck to discuss Lucasfilm's focus on immersive storytelling with the formation of ILMxLab last year, and...

IMAX to Use StarVR 210 Degree FOV Headset for Premium VR Film Experiences

Starbreeze, the company behind the 210 degree FOV VR headset StarVR are to work with large-scale cinema specialists IMAX to create "premium location-based VR"...

Producer of Acclaimed ‘First’ Sets Sights on Anne Frank VR Experience

The producer behind First, Jonah Hirsch, is turning his attention toward another historical VR encounter with Anne. As a child doing my school-assigned reading of The Diary of...
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Review: ‘ABE VR’ Puts You at the Mercy of a Robot’s Bloodthirsty Search for...

Hammerhead VR is soon to launch their début VR film experience ABE VR, a horror experience based on the striking short film ABE (2013) from Writer / Director...

Spherica’s Hardware-stabilized Rig Makes VR Camera Movement More Practical

Every time I've ever been shown a piece of 360 video content with an improperly aligned horizon, I've wondered to myself why it seems...

‘Chornobyl360’ Explores the Legacy of the Nuclear Disaster, Kickstarter Now Live

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, and in commemoration a group of Ukrainian documentary filmmakers have set out to capture the wreckage...

Kevin Cornish on The Future of Interactive Storytelling

Kevin Cornish is a LA-based VR filmmaker who teamed up with AMD to do some interactive narrative experiments using gazed-based content in Believe VR....
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‘Skywand’ Uses VR and Autonomous Drones to Capture the Perfect Shot

Once upon a time if you were a filmmaker who wanted an aerial shot, you paid a hefty fee to charter a helicopter and...

VR Filmmakers Felix & Paul Nominated for 2 Daytime Emmys

Felix & Paul are among the most respected in the as yet young field of immersive filmmaking and now, the studio has been nominated for...

‘Gary the Gull’ Takes First Steps into Character-driven Interactivity in VR

Gary the Gull is an interactive short film featuring a feathered conman—a dirty, two-faced lunch-stealing swindler. Ok. I'm not really angry, partly because both Gary and...

Using VR to Explore the Edge of Intimacy & Polyamory with ‘Viens!’

Michel Reilhac is a French filmmaker who wanted to explore intimacy and polyamory within an immersive 360 video called Viens! (Come!). His Sundance New...
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