Posts Tagged ‘VR’

NFB & UK’s National Theatre Collaborate on VR Doc

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Among the productions premiering in the 2017 edition of Storyscapes – the Tribeca Festival’s showcase of new immersive media – is Draw Me Close, a striking hybrid of creative non-fiction VR and live performance from Jordan Tannahill, one of the most inventive voices in contemporary Canadian theatre.

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Bear 71 VR: Google and the NFB Partner to Expand the World of Virtual Reality Storytelling

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The NFB has partnered with Google to turn Bear 71 into a virtual reality experience which is available for free online as Bear 71 VR.

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Q&A: Paloma Dawkins at Play in the VR Zone

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An autodidact who’s as adept in cinema as she is in comix or game design, Dawkins is part of a young posse that’s joyously shaking things up at the NFB Animation Studio.

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NFB XP | Back from the Future

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*  This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. A look back at the NFB XP round table at the Phi Centre Phi during the MUTEK festival: this panel served as a follow-up to a creation and dialogue workshop on the major themes surrounding virtual reality and augmented reality. With the aim

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Loc Dao and Stan Douglas’ Collaboration Circa 1948 Premieres in Toronto at Luminato

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by Marc Glassman, Editor of POV Magazine Circa 1948 is a unique storyworld created by Stan Douglas and Loc Dao, whose team at the NFB’s Digital Studio was able to mesh together ideas inspired by Vancouver’s colourful past. The remarkable installation has its long awaited Toronto run at the Luminato Festival‘s main hub, the Hearn Generating Station,

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NFB XP: The Future is Here, and It’s Female

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* This is a guest post by Joseph Elfassi. Read the original French post here. The NFB has decided to implement gender parity in the creation of its works: from now on, half of all NFB projects will be carried out by women. And because it’s 2016, the biggest thing in cinematographic creation is virtual

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NFB “Crashes” VR Party at Sundance

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Nobody is really sure where Virtual Reality is going — but it’s sure going there fast. What was a futuristic novelty only a few short years ago is now poised to enter the consumer market in a major way. Google has already sold millions of its low-cost VR headset, and a growing range of more

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A Cardboard Revolution

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Sometimes, technology takes such a massive leap forward that it starts looking like magic. Sometimes, the revolutionary element is obvious — think “iPhone launch” — but other times, the revolution is much more discreet. May 2014: Without much ado, Google launches their Google Cardboard module. The idea is quite simple: these days, almost everyone has

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