Cross Video Days – Virtual Reality, The New Frontier: Meeting The Explorers

Virtual reality creatives did not wait for the helmets to reach to shelves to get an early start on experimenting on tomorrow’s content. Virtual reality offers a great experimentation field where everything is challenged : new technology, new visual experience, new creative codes, new production models.

To explore this new territory, we asked pioneers of the immersive art to present their lastest projects and findings.

Nicknamed the “godmother of virtual reality” by the Guardian, Nonny de la Peña creates powerful and commited works such as Project Syria, an impactful immersion in the syrian conflict.

Thomas Wallner, founder of the production company Deep Inc. and multiple Emmy award winner, will share his experience producing Polar Sea, thie first VR documentary commissioned by Arte.

Ana Serrano is a new media producer and director of the CFC Media Lab, a think tank dedicated to media innovation. She will share her vision of the importance of virtual reality for the future of storytelling.

Fabien Barati is the CEO of the studio Emissive, developping since 2005 innovative interactive experiences, and is at the vanguard of virtual reality by producing The Enemy, to be published by France Televisions and Arte.

This debate will be moderated by Michel Reilhac, an eminent interactive creative and transmedia expert, currently developping his first VR movie.

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