Digital Storytelling is very happy to announce the availability of Early Bird Tickets to the upcoming 10th Anniversary Event Universes of Virtual Reality on Saturday November 19 at Filmens hus, Oslo. Early Bird Tickets are available as first come first served, and are limited to 100 seats. Our previous events have sold out so we encourage those who would like to attend to purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Tickets can be purchased online at: digistorytelling.myshopify.com
A unique opportunity to experience diverse VR content.
Virtual Reality has the power to transport the user to real and magical places and offers new possibilities for content creation in many industries. One of the major challenges for VR is that you have to experience VR to truly understand its potential. Telling stories in this new medium is equally challenging. The Digital Storytelling: Universes of Virtual Reality will give you access to some of the best works in this medium available and get you started in understanding how to create and market VR experiences. We will show you a variety of VR from around the world and Norway.
The keynote for the event is on the making of the award winning short film, “Pearl” and 360° storytelling by Academy Award winner, Creative Director and co-founder of of Google Spotlight Stories Jan Pinkava and Scot Stafford, Creative Director of Music and Sound for Google Spotlight Stories. The event will also feature an exclusive preview on an unannounced upcoming Google Spotlight story.
Academy Award winner and renown VFX supervisor and artist Kevin Mack will present “The Art and Science of VR” and VFX guru Greg Downing of xRez Studio in Los Angeles will speak on the topic Cinematic VR and Virtual Travel. We are planning a presentation on VR Game Development (TBA), a Pecha Kucha style presentation of Norwegian VR, and a panel discussion on “Presence and Narrative in VR”.
The plenum sessions will be relatively short to give ample time during the day for delegates to experience a wide variety of VR content and uses at a number of stations located in the spacious lobby of the cinema.
We invite you to join us in celebrating Digital Storytelling and 10 years of possibilities in the Art and Science of Visual Effects and Communication.
Pearl, a Google Spotlight Story directed by Patrick Osborne. Image courtesy of Google.
Zen Parade by Kevin Mack. Image courtesy of Shape Space VR.