Saturday, May 27th
The Soho Playhouse
Virtual Reality / Immersive Experience
Soho Playhouse lower level 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Included with ticket
Director: Pierre Zandrowicz
France, 14 min.
In early 2005, David Hanson, an American robotics, is developing its first android human. His name is Phil and it is simply the copy of the famous science fiction author Philip K. Dick. In a few weeks Phil became famous on the Web and in the author’s fan circles. It is presented in several conferences around the world. In late 2005, the head of the android disappeared during a flight America West Airlines between Dallas and Las Vegas.
Director: George Kacevski
Australia, 3 min
A VR sci-fi film exploring our relationship with technology and its influence on our reality. Remember follows a young woman who is trying to find the memory of a lost loved one in a virtual memory re-creation software.
Director: Ben Leonberg
USA, 3 min.
Experience a unique perspective of the Zombie Apocalypse... Will Hank and Julie make it out of the barn alive? Find out in this head-pounding Virtual Reality encounter like you've never seen.
I'll Make You Bleed
Director: Ryan Hartsell
USA, 3 min.
Standing helpless, only bear witness to a ritualistic virgin sacrifice in the tradition of The Bohemian Grove Society, the viewer is transported into an emotional and visceral experience set to the music of "These Machines Are Winning." This 360 VR video was shot against a beautiful moonlit backdrop using a custom low-light sensitive camera rig making it one of the first high quality nighttime VR pieces to date.
Director: Aldo Romero
USA, 3 min
An automated space probe named "Annie Em" encounters an extraterrestrial spacecraft on Titan and is "updated" to become self aware. This is the story of Earth's first fully functioning artificial intelligence. Too bad Earth will never know.
This is a world premiere of the FULL VERSION of this VR webisode.
VOLCANOS – AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE / VIRTUAL REALITY 360° 3D
Director: Jörg Courtial
Lava bombs, towering clouds of ashes – these are some of many jaw dropping phenomena that can be marveled at in this 3D-360° film. Never before could one experience erupting volcanoes in such intensity and immersion. The impression is enhanced by not only giving the viewer the freedom to look all around him/her, the experience itself is also stereoscopic (3D).
Director: Nick Malukhin
After the third plutonium wars ended generations ago, vast swathes of Earth are uninhabitable. Energy is the new gold. Its all that’s left to fight for.
Transmedia Project/ Media/Graphic Novel
Creator Jonathan Nolan
Zombienomicon Eisegesis is an interactive fiction project that uses the "Extend-A-Story" software. The website-based project allows anyone to add a new chapter or comment to any existing page, creating a new work in the process. This turns static writing into "choose your own adventure" interactive events and in the process also irretrievably blurs the arbitrary distinctions between reality and irreality. We are left only with the PKDian definition of reality: reality is what still exists when we cease to believe in it.One of the characters has entered into an Gnostic Universe from where there are only loops and never ends.
To facilitate inspiration a slice of the entirety of the project has been turned into a graphic novel, copies of which will be available at the festival. More artwork, animations and live action clips are scattered across the internet, awaiting discovery.
This Transmedia Project is a graphic novel / open source website project. 15 graphic novels will be available free to the public.
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