Is VR cinema the next big thing?


I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this point, and while they’ve been getting more and more impressive, they’ve still been iterative steps forward. Despite how much we’ve all wanted to it to happen, nothing has stood up, raised its hands, and shouted “I’m the project that proves this crazy thing could actually work.” I just watched Lost, the first short from Story Studio. That stand up and shout moment? It’s arrived. I slipped the goggles over my head — the experience is built for the Oculus Crescent Bay prototype, so it’s lighter than previous versions and can track you as you stand up and move around. ….[READ]


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