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Emmy-Winning VR Narrative WOLVES IN THE WALLS Final Chapter Releases Today

You could be forgiven for feeling a bit hungover from the high that came from the first few boom years of the VR content revolution. I have certainly been guilty of pumping up hype for this new form of narrative...

Tribeca 2019 Dispatch: A VR Slate Both Impressive and Immersive

Tribeca has long been a leader when it comes to VR exhibition (well, long is a relative term in VR). The festival has launched such notable pieces as Arden's Wake, Rainbow Crow, and Pearl. As the industry transitions out of...

SXSW 2019 Dispatch: A New Batch of Hot VR

Always an interesting place for the convergence of tech and entertainment, SXSW unveiled a new crop of VR experiences this week. Along with the four pieces we covered at Sundance (Gloomy Eyes, Mechanical Souls, Four Feet Blind Date, Runnin'), there...

Sundance 2019 Dispatch: New Frontier Continues to Impress with VR, AR, and More

While the hype cycle of VR may have us well into the trough of disillusionment awaiting the next big hardware revolution, those on the content and artistic side of things continue to pump out cool projects. Sundance's New Frontier is...

Sundance 2019: Exclusive Trailer for VR Experience EMERGENCE

Created by Universal Everything and presented by Within, Emergence is not your typical VR experience. In the experience (which is a companion piece to the museum exhibition Fluid Bodies at the Borusan Contemporary in Istanbul) you hover above as thousands...

Sundance 2019: VR Trailblazers Fable Relaunching with New Focus on Virtual Beings

This one is pretty interesting. Last year we were excited about the first teaser episode of VR content studio Fable's Wolves in the Wall. Aside from the beautiful animation and promise of its Neil Gaiman story, the interaction with the...

Dark Corner Announces All New VR Horror Just in Time for Halloween

It's that creepy time of year again and while the world of VR narratives are still struggling to gain a foothold outside of the festival world, the horror slice of the VR narrative pie is looking pretty encouraging. Leading the...

Venice 2018 VR Dispatch: Infectiously Good Stuff From The Island of VR

For the last few years, the Venice Biennale has dramatically stepped up its support for virtual and augmented reality content. Now, we find ourselves at point where the festival is dedicating a whole custom space on Lazaretto Vecchio to championing...

Seattle 2018: Impressive Lineup & VR Slate Announced

Any SIFF-goer knows you need to take off the afternoon to read through the massive list of films on the day the lineup is announced. Well it's going to be a fun afternoon today for those excited about the 44th...

Overlook 2018 Awards Wrap: Top Prize for SATAN'S SLAVES, Big Win for All Attendees

Year two of the Overlook Film Fest moved locales from the snowy environs of the Timberline Lodge in Oregon to the booze-soaked streets of the New Orleans's French Quarter. It was a bold move and it paid off for audiences...

Tribeca 2018 Dispatch: VR Round Up

Tribeca is back at it with another excellent lineup of VR content across their three curated sections: Storyscapes, Virtual Arcade, and Cinema 360. I got a chance to check out the majority of what was on tap and it is...

SXSW 2018 Dispatch: Surveying the VR Landscape

The 2018 edition of SXSW featured 29 VR experiences in their Virtual Cinema space at the JW Marriott. We already covered a few of those 29 pieces when they premiered at Sundance. That includes Angel Manuel Soto's Dinner Party, Tyler...

SXSW 2018: Exclusive Trailer for VR Original Series AWAKE

There's no denying that VR has taken over SXSW in a big way with some 27 pieces on display. We've been checking them all out and will have all the details very soon -- but we've got a special treat...

Sundance 2018 Dispatch: Best VR Lineup Ever Explodes at New Frontier

Unofficially the kickoff to "Year Four" of VR storytelling content, this year's New Frontier program was undoubtedly the best ever collection of narrative VR experiences. We are finally leaving behind the tech demo stage! Many of these pieces will be...

AFI Fest 2017 Dispatch: A Tour Through the VR at AFI's 'Tech Showcase'

AFI Fest wrapped up last Thursday but not before a host of cool awards movies, indie darlings, and international gems played for the Hollywood audience (see our preview for a few highlights). But another main element of the AFI Fest...

VR Dispatch: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Tech at The Engadget Experience Alternate Realities

Earlier this year the tech blog Engadget announced that they were giving away half a million dollars in $100,000 chunks to five media arts pieces exploring the technologies of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality. Half a year later...

New York 2017: Dark Corner Launches First VR Horror Platform and New Short NIGHT NIGHT

Anyone who has slipped into a VR headset can attest to the visceral nature of the medium and it doesn't take long to jump to the idea that this is going to be an incredible platform for horror. Leading the...

Cannes 2017 Dispatch: NEXT VR Round Up

To call the Cannes Film Festival one of the most elitist film festivals on the calendar is not an unfair assessment. This is doubly true when it came to this year's first ever VR entry into the official program. It...

Overlook 2017 Awards Wrap: HOUNDS OF LOVE Wins Big; As Did All Attendees

The inaugural edition of the Overlook Film Festival has closed up shop and as we mentioned previously, it was an enormous success. From the beautiful historic setting and packed lineup to the amazing immersive events and all the great friends,...

Tribeca 2017 VR Roundup: A Killer New Crop of VR Debuts

It's unclear if it's the New York setting or where it falls on the calendar, but Tribeca has emerged as one of the very best places to debut new VR and 360 content and the 2017 program is no exception....