NEW YORK CITY STOP OF THE KALEIDOSCOPE VR FILM FESTIVAL
The penultimate stop of the Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival takes us to the Big Apple! We've curated 20 amazing virtual reality experiences made by independent artists from around the world. Come celebrate the pioneers of virtual reality filmmaking with an evening of artist presentations, VR demos, and engaging discussions.
And thanks to our sponsors Vrideo and Samsung you'll have the opportunity to experience the full line-up of films on Gear VR and Oculus Rift headsets. A live VR broadcast of the San Francisco event will be made by VideoStitch.
• 7:00pm to 8:00pm: The event is open only for VIP ticket holders.
• 8:00pm to 11:00pm: The event is open for general admission ticket holders.
• 8:30pm to 9:00pm: There will be a panel of VR Filmmakers discussing their work.
VR FILM PROGRAM:
BRIGHT SHADOWS • BUTTS • COLOSSE • DMZ: MEMORIES OF NO MAN'S LAND • DER GROSSE GOTTLIEB • LOVR • SIGHTLINE: THE CHAIR • SURGE • TANA PURA • THE ARCHER • THE LAST MOUNTAIN • THE NEPAL QUAKE PROJECT • THE NIGHT CAFÉ • WAY TO GO • WELCOME TO ALEPPO • WITNESS 360: 7/7
ARJAN VAN MEERTEN - Arjan is a director and Visual Effects artist from the Netherlands and creator of the VR music video SURGE. He co-founded the dutch animation studio "House of Secrets" and has over 11 years of experience in the industry. Having worked on commercials, movies and rides, he now focuses on virtual reality content. Next to his day job at the studio, he creates music videos for his own tracks.
MAC CAULEY - Artist, engineer, and animator Mac Cauley is the creator of The Night Café, a virtual reality experience that takes you inside a Vincent van Gogh painting. The Night Café won the grand prize for the Oculus VR Mobile Game Jam of 2015.
AARON BRADBURY - Creator of the acclaimed VR film LoVR, Aaron is based in Derby England. By night he is a short film-maker, a lover and a fighter. By day a cg artist, tea drinker and enigma.
AVRAM DODSON - Avram is the director of the VR animation The Last Mountain. His previous film, Pistachio Milk, received the Golden Starfish at the Hampton International Film Festival and Best Student Short at Austin Film Festival. His work has also screened at South by Southwest. Prior to film, he received bachelor's degrees in chemistry and computer science from the University of Texas in Austin.