#NFF17 Enter the Story: Virtual Reality Experiences program announced.
In 2016, we unveiled our first ever virtual reality demonstrations and experiences. This is a new frontier in storytelling, and we are proud to showcase select VR titles that aim to dazzle attendees throughout the festival in our Legacy Lounge.
Equipment provided by:
NFF 2017 Program
Project Creator: Jerome Blanquet | Key Collaborators: Yann Apperry, Baptiste Chesnais, Julien Bercy, Irène Marinari, Gary Brocaud, Juliette Mesnager, Jean Chesneau
Alexandro volunteers for an experiment studying dreams and findshimself at the mercy of a digital vampire.
Project Creator: J. Steven Schardt | Key Collaborator: Megan Griffiths
In the future, self-driving taxi services employ “safety drivers.” But Musay, an Ethiopian immigrant with 40 years of driving experience, insists on actually driving, with unintended consequences.
Project Creator: Darren Emerson
Concealed behind 20-foot prison walls on the outskirts of cities in the UK, thousands are being held with indefinite time limits.
Project Creator: Danfung Dennis | Key Talent: Al Gore, Dr. Konrad Steffen
Al Gore takes viewers on a transcendent exploration of the devastatingconsequences of our changing climate.
Project Creator: Eliza McNitt | Jess Engel, Courtenay Casey, Ross Marshall, Paola Prestini, Eliza McNitt
Accompanied by The Hubble Cantata Fistful of Stars creates an immersive encounter with the cosmos that deepens our understanding of the Universe. Viewers are transported thousands of lights years away as they discover that humans and the stars are connected.
Project Creators: Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël | Featuring: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
The People’s House takes you on a historic visit to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House.
Project Creator: Yasmin Elayat | Key Collaborators: Mei-Ling Wong, Alexander Porter, James George
This companion to Alex Gibney’s documentary of the same name (NFF 2016) crafts a chilling nonfiction experience from the perspective of the cyber weapon Stuxnet.
Project Creators: Lily Baldwin, Saschka Unseld | Key Collaborators: Elliott Whitton, Shruti Ganguly
A vibrant and sensual exploration of love across a lifetime.
Project Creator: Gabriela Arp
An exploration of the memories of an 88-year- old woman living with dementia, focusing on her youth working the fields in Tennessee.
Project Creator: The New York Times | Key Collaborators: Jonathan Corum, Graham Roberts
Plunge through a small hole in the ice to dive with seals, explore icecaves, and swim over a rocky seabed crawling with life.
Project Creator: Ricardo Laganaro | Key Collaborators: Defy Ventures, Oculus VR for Good
This experience puts participants in the shoes of recently released prisoners to expand their understanding of prisoners, the prison system, and themselves.