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Annecy Festival Announces 2018 Virtual Reality Selections

Eleven projects selected from 75 submissions for this year’s VR@ANNECY program.

‘Age of Sail,’ directed by John Kahrs for Google Spotlight Stories, to be presented at Annecy 2018.

Organizers of this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival have unveiled the Virtual Reality selections for the 42nd edition.

This year, 75 VR projects, coming from 18 countries, were submitted for the 2018 Festival, with 11 shorts selected to be presented as part of VR@ANNECY. Attendees will be able to discover a maximum of two of these VR projects per day in the salle de creation at Bonlieu. HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear headsets will be made available to badgeholders. Google Spotlight Stories and Google VR are official partners of VR@ANNECY.

The full list of selections is shown below:

Annecy 2018 runs June 11-16; accreditation for this year’s 42nd edition is available through May 31st on the festival website.

'BattleScar,' directed by Martin Allais and Nicolas Casavecchia. 

'Extravaganza' directed by Ethan Shaftel.

'Gymnasia' directed by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski.

'Isle of Dogs Behind the Scenes in Virtual Reality'

'Museum of Symmetry' directed by Paloma Dawkins.

Source: Annecy International Animation Film Festival