ENTER THE STORY: VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES
For 2016, we unveiled our first ever virtual reality demonstrations and experiences. A new frontier to storytelling, these VR shorts dazzled attendees throughout the festival in our Legacy Lounge.
Read more about the 2016 VR experiences below.
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Lead Artist: Janicza Bravo
USA / Narrative / 2015 / 9 min
Janicza Bravo (also the filmmaker behind the short film Woman in Deep) depicts an all-too-familiar tragedy that plays out in a Los Angeles neighborhood.
Lead Artists: Paul Sheer, Rob Huebel
USA / Narrative / 2016 / 8 minn
Comedy giant Funny Or Die makes its first foray into virtual reality with this 360-degree short comedy sketch that gives viewers a taste of being on the perp end of a good cop/bad cop interaction.
Lead Artists: Stephanie Riggs, Dayo Olpade, and Daniel Honan
USA / Documentary / 2016 / 6 min
Experience vibrant modern Africa. Take a boat ride to a floating school and watch President Obama in Kenya from the press pit. Based on the book "The Bright Continent" by Dayo Olopade.
Lead Artists: Alexander Maas, Philipp Maas, Dominik Stockhausen
Germany / Experience / 2015 / 6 min
In this computer-generated animation, a drone responds to a distress call and journeys deep into unexplored space, where it uncovers a dark secret.