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The Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival

The Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival is a traveling showcase of the best in cinematic virtual reality. Come celebrate the pioneers of virtual reality filmmaking with an evening of artist presentations, VR demos, and engaging discussions. Source: Kaleidoscope Festival
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“Columbia Pictures copyright claim results in own Pixels trailer being taken down…”

The new Adam Sandler movie Pixels is currently being savaged by critics and moviegoers alike with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 17%. Still, Columbia Pictures is apparently worried that someone might have interest in pirating it, and is responding with heavy-handed DMCA takedown notices. One potential upshot in all this is that the DMCAs succeeded in […]
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Mez Breeze + Andy Campbell: Winners of the Tumblr International Prize and “Open Call 2” Commission

It has certainly been a massive good news week all round here at the MBD studios. We started off the week by having #PRISOM showcased at the Not Games Fest in Cologne, progressed to having #Carnivast exhibited at the 2015 Electronic Literature Organisation’s Conference in Bergen, and followed all this shininess with having the second […]
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Watch Auriea’s Vine, “#notgamesfest @mezbreezedesign #PRISOM”

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Virtual Reality is Not Filmmaking | Motionographer

While much has been made of immersion as a defining trait of virtual reality, a key component of normal (i.e. non-virtual) reality is painfully absent in the live-action and pre-rendered experiences I see being confused with true VR: interactivity. In real life, you make decisions. Those decisions change the world around you — or your […]