The Vancouver International Film Festival extends its mission of celebrating excellence in screen-based storytelling with the launch of VIFF Immersed. Dedicated to exceptional narrative storytelling in VR/AR/MR, VIFF Immersed will host a two-day conference program where art, technology, and business will intersect. Plus, the three-day public exhibition offers fans firsthand engagement with immersive experiences that are re-imagining storytelling.
VIFF Immersed Conference: September 29 + 30
New Realities in Storytelling is designed to connect BC immersive content creators with key industry decision makers and creators making work that demonstrates high artistic execution and commercial viability. The conference presents top creators, executives and case studies speaking on content creation, production technologies and distribution.
BC Immersed is a day of high-value workshops for producers, directors, technologists and content commissioners wishing to understand multiple aspects of immersive production including image capture, production workflow and live 360 broadcasting and more. Top experts in these areas will deliver interactive workshops and BC Showcase presentations will focus on immersive content created by BC-based companies and creators.
Conference passes can be purchased here - https://viff.org/Online/2018-viff-immersed
VIFF Immersed Exhibition: September 29 - October 2
Presented by Samsung VR Video, this is a three-day public, VIFFticketed exhibition featuring VR, AR and MR experiences staged on a wide range of immersive technology platforms. It celebrates the best of storytelling; showcases some of today’s most important creators, platforms and technologies; and represents the current state of this burgeoning industry.
Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased here - https://viff.org/Online/fs429-immersed-exhibition