The Story Behind ‘Melita’, the Breathtaking Animated Short Unveiled at Oculus Connect Their first meeting was a bit of an ambush. “He showed up with a giant laptop and a Rift under his arm,” said Oculus VR head of experiences … Continue reading Being immerse in the future
Hollywood and AMC theaters are betting on VR with Dreamscape Immersive The notion that virtual reality is going to be the next great storytelling medium has run into some bumps along the way. There’s still no real sense of what … Continue reading Immersive dreamscape
The Future Of Film: We’ll Be Watching Films In Virtual Reality Virtual reality’ is one of those exciting futurist terms that have been bandied about for more than 20 years, but that intervening period has yet to deliver a single … Continue reading The VR moviemaking
The coming horror of virtual reality If Kitchen, a five-minute virtual-reality demo created by the Japanese studio Capcom, were a short film, few viewers would be moved to panic by its misery of horror-movie clichés. In the demo, which has … Continue reading The many facets of VR horror
Studio 360 Janicza Bravo makes short films about loneliness. In one, Michael Cera plays an abrasive paraplegic who can’t get lucky. In another, Gaby Hoffmann plays a phone stalker for whom the description “comes on too strong” is not strong … Continue reading The pioneers of VR narratives
Werner Herzog Talks Virtual Reality I’m a skeptic of 3-D, but when I saw the paintings I knew I had to use it,” Werner Herzog told Judith Thurman in 2010, after the New York première of his documentary “Cave of … Continue reading Does virtual reality dream of itself?
Take Flight With Virtual Reality Movies are one of the few forms of illusion to which we regularly submit ourselves without skepticism or scorn. They transport us with visual effects, and we are happy to enjoy the journey without scrutinizing … Continue reading The glorious illusions of VR