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Psyop Headline News

Psyop Expands ‘Kismet’ to New Platforms

The popular VR fortune teller now combines tarot reading, astrological reading and the ancient Babylonian game of Ur on Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR devices.

Business Headline News

Kim Wildenburg Launches Sedona Productions

Fast-growing roster of directorial talent fusing technology and storytelling includes Nexus StudiosMighty NiceGentleman Scholar, Assembly, The Mill's Mill+, XYZ Studios, Wizz, Carnage, independent visual director Paul Mitchell, and Blacklist directors CISMA and Terry Hall.

3D Wire Headline News

3D Wire 2017 Announces Call for Projects

This year’s edition of the animation, video game and transmedia event calls for projects in three categories: Portuguese-Spanish animation and video games, European transmedia and new media projects and international online animation series, with a submission deadline of July 28.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2017 to Host VR Presentation and Film Produced by 'The New York Times'

Director of immersive platforms storytelling for ‘The New York Times’ Graham Roberts will present a 40-minute talk about the organization’s VR expertise and integration of the new medium into the media outlet’s news reporting through NYT VR, as well as insight into the making of the 10-minute short film ‘The Antarctica Series: Under A Cracked Sky,’ executive produced by Roberts and one of four films in the Times’ Antarctica series.

Virtual Reality Headline News

VR Playhouse School Launches in Los Angeles

Launched by creative studio VR Playhouse, the program consists of three essential, six week courses covering 3D production, interactive 360 video and storytelling in virtual reality starting July 10, with other intensives planned.

China Headline News

WingsMedia Plans Ambitious, Collaborative Sci-Fi Franchise Expansion

Tiny Island Productions will adapt and expand their ‘Dream Defenders’ animated series for the China market with a TV series, feature film, comics and an augmented reality experience, all as part of WingsMedia’s hope to grow ‘Starship MZ’ properties into China’s Marvel Universe equivalent.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Sony Pictures VR Launches 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Experience

The multi-platform VR experience is based on Columbia Pictures’ 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' in theaters July 7, and will be free across major VR platforms PlayStationVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift June 30.

Annecy Headline News

First Teaser for ‘Mavka. The Forest Song’ to Premiere at Annecy

The film’s producers Iryna Kostyuk, Egor Olesov and Anna Eliseeva will present the in-development film’s teaser introducing the protagonists on June 15 at MIFA.

Virtual Reality Headline News

SIGGRAPH’s VR Village Brings Diversity to Mixed Reality

SIGGRAPH’s fledgling VR showcase matures with a diverse array of new Virtual and Augmented Reality projects from around the world, all focusing on the theme of diversity.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Takes Top Honors at The One Club for Creativity

The One Club for Creativity awards has honored Framestore with 49 trophies across five projects, including 18 gold awards for ‘Field Trip to Mars,’ all for the production company’s innovative work in virtual and augmented reality.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB, Pointe-à-Callière Celebrate Montreal History with New Immersive Experience

Philippe Baylaucq’s immersive ‘A Day on the Franchère Bridge’ (‘Un jour sur le pont Franchère’) re-creates the rhythms of a typical day in the early 19th century.

call for entries Headline News

Encounters Festival Announces VR Storytelling Track & Competition

New VRgins program offers £1,000 prize for virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video projects; deadline for submissions is May 23, 2017.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Launches Brand-New Entertainment Lab

Designed to identify and experiment with new and emerging technologies, mew Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab aims to fuel production opportunities and content creation.

Virtual Reality Headline News

29 Immersive Projects to be Featured at 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Immersive’s 2017 lineup set to transport audiences to new worlds with 23 Virtual Arcade projects and six Storyscapes selections from VR filmmakers, developers and studios spanning six different countries from around the globe.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Ntropic, m ss ng p eces Deliver New Campaign & VR Game for WATERisLIFE

First-of-its-kind educational VR game and docu-short from agency Deutsch, Ntropic + Tactic and m ss ng p eces helps drive clean water initiatives in places like rural Thailand.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Unity CEO John Riccitiello to Deliver Keynote Address at VRLA Expo

The VRLA Expo running April 14-15 in Los Angeles will feature a full slate of demos, educational sessions, experimental work, panels and presentations.