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Virtual reality 'Jesus' film to preview at Venice

22 August 2016 4:12 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Preview of first feature-length Vr film to be made available to festivalgoers.

A virtual reality film based around the life of Jesus Christ is to be seen for the first time at the Venice Film Festival (Aug 31-Sept 10).

A 40-minute preview of Jesus Vr - The Story of Christ will be made available to festivalgoers from Sept 1-4.

Producers Autumn Vr and VRWerx (which previously made a Vr game based on the Paranormal Activity films) claim it is the first feature-length Vr film ever made.

The screening will be held in a new Vr Theatre at Venice’s Casinò, which will be equipped with 50 Vr headsets for individual viewing on seats that pivot 360°.

It will be available this Christmas on all major Vr platforms including Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift, PlayStation Vr and the Htc Vive.

The film follows the story of Christ from his birth to his resurrection, from his baptism »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Jesus Christ Vr Film Set For Xmas 2016 Release

29 June 2016 10:02 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Get ready for Jesus Christ right in your face.

Autumn Productions ("Elvis and Nixon") and virtual-reality production firm Vrwerx have teamed up for "Jesus Vr – The Story of Christ," a 90-minute feature set for release this Christmas and will be available on all major mobile and premium Vr platforms including Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift, PlayStation Vr and the Htc Vive.

Shot last October in 360-degree 4K video on location in the ancient village of Matera in Italy, the film will cover the entirety of Jesus's life and death, from his baptism to the Sermon on the Mount, and from the Last Supper to his crucifixion. The cast includes Tim Fellingham as Jesus, Mish Boyko as Peter, Christian Serritiello as Andrew, Rhys Howells as Judas and Matteo Carlomagno as John.

David Hansen ("Hellion," "Lovesong") directed the project from a script by Andre van Heerden, while Enzo Sisti ("The Passion of the Christ, »

- Garth Franklin

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Jesus in Vr: Virtual-Reality Movie About Christ Story Set for Christmas 2016 Release

29 June 2016 9:39 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jesus Christ is coming to Vr screens: Autumn Productions and virtual-reality production firm Vrwerx have slated the release of “Jesus Vr – The Story of Christ” for Christmas 2016.

The 90-minute film will be available on all major mobile and premium Vr platforms including Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift, PlayStation Vr and the Htc Vive, according to the companies. Pricing has not yet been set.

“Jesus Vr – The Story of Christ” is executive produced by Enzo Sisti, a film vet whose credits include “The English Patient” and Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ.” The film’s religious adviser is Father William Fulco, who also consulting on “The Passion of the Christ.”

The film was shot in October 2015 entirely in 360-degree 4K video on location in Matera, Italy, the ancient village that was also the setting for “Passion of the Christ.” Producers promise a you-are-there Vr experience for the entirety »

- Todd Spangler

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‘Paranormal Activity’ Vr Game Debuts at SXSW, Game Developers Conference

12 March 2016 9:46 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The “Paranormal Activity Vr” game, set to launch in full later this year across multiple virtual reality platforms. gets two previews in the coming days, one of them at the SXSW Gaming Expo in Austin, Texas from March 16-18, Based on Paramount Pictures’ horror franchise, it will also debut at the Global Developers Conference (Gdc) in San Francisco from March 14-16. According to Fortune, developer Vrwerx, a division of Beast Media Group,  will debut the Vr game on Facebook’s Oculus Rift, Htc Vive and Sony PlayStation Vr. Also Read: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Virtual Reality Lets You Pretend-Hang Out With Supermodels Alex Barder, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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