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Tribeca Film Festival’s “Virtual Arcade” Lineup Is A Who’s-Who Of Vr Filmmaking

3 March 2017 1:10 PM, PST | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

In 2017, for the first time, the Tribeca Film Festival will expand to feature a full slate of interactive and virtual reality (Vr) projects. The festival’s Vr selections will be displayed at an exhibition called Virtual Arcade, and the assembled lineup will be a strong one that includes innovative creators like Chris Milk as well as forward-thinking studios like Felix and Paul, Eko, and Wevr.

In total, 23 projects will be featured in the Virtual Arcade. Traditional film fans will recognize names like Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) and David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) among the list of Vr filmmakers who will have their work showcased at Tribeca.

Many of the other Virtual Arcade selections highlight major innovators in the Vr space. Milk, who helped a dedicated Vr app for Samsung, is involved in two projects at Tribeca, including Life of Us, which he co-created. Felix & Paul, which helped Barack Obama »

- Sam Gutelle

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Tribeca 2017 Lineup: The Obamas’ Virtual Reality White House Tour Leads Experimental Storytelling Program

3 March 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival announced today its lineup of immersive films, including 29 Vr and interactive projects in its Storyscapes and Virtual Arcade exhibits. Tribeca was one of the first U.S. festivals to showcase experimental storytelling projects, and as such the festival attracts world premieres from some of the vastly growing industry’s leading creators and studios.

Highlights include a virtual reality tour of the White House led by Barack and Michelle Obama; a new Vr collaboration from Chris Milk and by Pharell Williams; a mystery starring Emily Mortimer and Alessandro Nivola from interactive studio Eko; and a multidisciplinary exploration of women of color’s experience through the lens of technology, society and culture, titled “NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism.”

Read More: Tribeca 2017 Lineup: New Films From Alex Gibney, Azazel Jacobs and Laurie Simmons Lead the Eclectic Mix

“As Vr has continued to evolve technologically, so has the storytelling. Our mission »

- Jude Dry

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Tribeca Film Festival Sets 2017 Lineup of Vr and Interactive Titles (Full List)

3 March 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

World-premiere virtual reality projects including Kathryn Bigelow’s look at rangers at a poacher-beseiged African park and an immersive experience tied to India’s biggest movie franchise are among the works on tap for the Vr and interactive component of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival’s slate.

The newly announced additions to the festival’s overall slate encompass the six entries in Storyscapes, the competitive section of programming dedicated to the intersection of film, tech and storytelling, along with the 23 titles lined up for the festival’s Virtual Arcade. Storyscapes titles range from personal projects such as “Draw Me Close,” Jordan Tannahill’s memoir about his relationship with his mother; to Hyphen-Labs’ scifi-themed entry “NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism”; to an immersive recording of a Holocaust survivor’s testimony in Gabo Arora and Ari Palitz’s “The Last Goodbye.”

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- Gordon Cox

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‘Chef’s Table’ Is Not Food Porn, It Is Food Romance

17 February 2017 10:45 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Born out of the idea of wanting to make a food program that wasn’t a competition or a travel show, filmmaker David Gelb was inspired to create Jiro Dreams of Sushi, the 2011 critically acclaimed documentary film about an 85-year-old sushi master. The success of that film eventually led to Chef’s Table, a docuseries on Netflix now in its third season (debuting online Feb. 17). The series is comprised of “biographical, cinematic films about chefs telling their own stories,” says Gelb, creator and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated show that has quickly fascinated audiences with its previously untold stories of the world’s top chefs and restaurants. 

In its first two seasons -- plus a French-language offshoot, Chef’s Table: France -- the Netflix series has featured renowned and award-winning chefs Dan Barber, Gaggan Anand, Grant Achatz, Magnus Nilsson and Massimo Bottura while also shining a light on lesser known personalities, such as Ana »

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Berlin: Netflix's 'Chef's Table' Episodes to Premiere in Festival's Culinary Cinema

16 January 2017 8:24 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

David Gelb's buzzy docuseries Chef's Table will get the big-screen treatment at next month's Berlin Film Festival, where two new episodes of the Netflix show, which spotlights acclaimed chefs from around the world, will premiere as part of the Berlin Film Festival's Culinary Cinema sidebar.

The Chef's Table episodes, from the upcoming season 3 of the show, will feature Berlin-based Tim Raue, arguably Germany's most acclaimed celebrity chef, and Jeong Kwan, a Buddhist nun who serves up temple food to visitors of her Korean hermitage. As part of the Culinary Cinema concept, the Berlin screenings will be followed by a »

- Scott Roxborough

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Berlin: Netflix's 'Chef's Table' Episodes to Premiere in Festival's Culinary Cinema

16 January 2017 8:24 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

David Gelb's buzzy docuseries Chef's Table will get the big-screen treatment at next month's Berlin Film Festival, where two new episodes of the Netflix show, which spotlights acclaimed chefs from around the world, will premiere as part of the Berlin Film Festival's Culinary Cinema sidebar.

The Chef's Table episodes, from the upcoming season 3 of the show, will feature Berlin-based Tim Raue, arguably Germany's most acclaimed celebrity chef, and Jeong Kwan, a Buddhist nun who serves up temple food to visitors of her Korean hermitage. As part of the Culinary Cinema concept, the Berlin screenings will be followed by a »

- Scott Roxborough

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Within Launches Original Virtual Reality Series ‘The Possible’

12 January 2017 6:00 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Virtual reality firm Within has released the first episode in a five-part original series titled “The Possible,” which provides viewers with a 360-degree perspective into some of the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs. The series, Within’s first attempt at producing original content, is available on Within’s app and watchable via a smartphone Vr setup like Samsung’s Gear Vr. Veteran filmmaker David Gelb, who helmed the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” and created Emmy-nominated Netflix series “Chef’s Table,” is directing the series, which aims to bring Vr into a serialized format similar to a TV show and build a dedicated audience. »

- Matt Pressberg

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‘Chef’s Table: Season 3’ First Photos Introduce the New Culinary Talents

11 January 2017 3:04 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Food aficionados will once again be taken on an extraordinary globe-trotting adventure, meeting renowned and yet-to-be discovered chefs in “Chef’s Table: Season 3.” Ahead of its February premiere date, the Netflix original series, which redefined food television, has shared the first look at the upcoming season.

Traveling the world, Season 3 will introduce fans to six chefs, including Los Angeles-based Nancy Silverton and ramen master Ivan Orkin. Viewers will get to go inside the lives and kitchens of these culinary talents, and go from a Michelin starred location to visiting a buddhist temple chef living in the countryside of South Korea.

This season’s food masters are: Jeong Kwan of Baekyasa Temple (South Korea), Vladimir Muhkin of White Rabbit (Moscow, Russia), Tim Raue of Restaurant Tim Raue (Berlin, Germany), Virgilio Martinez of Central (Lima, Peru), Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen (New York, NY) and Nancy Silverton of Osteria Mozza (Los Angeles, »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Chef’s Table: Season 3’ First Photos Introduce the New Culinary Talents

11 January 2017 3:04 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Food aficionados will once again be taken on an extraordinary globe-trotting adventure, meeting renowned and yet-to-be discovered chefs in “Chef’s Table: Season 3.” Ahead of its February premiere date, the Netflix original series, which redefined food television, has shared the first look at the upcoming season.

Traveling the world, Season 3 will introduce fans to six chefs, including Los Angeles-based Nancy Silverton and ramen master Ivan Orkin. Viewers will get to go inside the lives and kitchens of these culinary talents, and go from a Michelin starred location to visiting a buddhist temple chef living in the countryside of South Korea.

This season’s food masters are: Jeong Kwan of Baekyasa Temple (South Korea), Vladimir Muhkin of White Rabbit (Moscow, Russia), Tim Raue of Restaurant Tim Raue (Berlin, Germany), Virgilio Martinez of Central (Lima, Peru), Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen (New York, NY) and Nancy Silverton of Osteria Mozza (Los Angeles, »

- Liz Calvario

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