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Sundance top brass celebrate the tenth anniversary of the New Frontier programme with an exhibition of new work that includes Vr projects involving Björk and Ridley Scott’s global hit The Martian.Scroll Down For Full List
The dynamic roster encompasses features, a live performance, documentary and narrative mobile virtual reality experiences and a look inside the innovations at some of world’s leading media research labs.
Tenth anniversary exhibitions will also be presented with MoMA in New York City in April, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis as part of Northern Spark in June.
The New Frontiers line-up will take place in Park City’s Claim Jumper, The Gateway, a large-scale installation on Swede Alley by Chris Milk and a performance by Gingger Shankar at Festival Base Camp Presented by Canada Goose.
Beyond the dedicated physical exhibition spaces, audiences can experience more than 20 virtual reality pieces on mobile Vr headsets. This year’s »
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Experts forecasted the future of the consumer virtual-reality market at the annual event held as part of Lff.
The virtual reality content market is set to explode in scope and volume in the coming year, a panel of Vr pioneers told Power to the Pixel’s conference yesterday (Oct 14).
Alex Bowker, developer relations lead at Samsung Electronics, said the Vr content market was projected to be worth $8.4bn by 2018 while headset sales were expected to bring in an annual $2.4bn.
“The content grows to be worth two to three times the hardware sales,” said Bowker.
“At the moment it’s all about immersive experiences that you just can’t have but we’re also seeing lots of games, training and educational tools and cinematic works, like Felix and Paul’s Cirque du Soleil, as well as concerts and sporting events – it opens up a lot of experiences.”
Samsung is currently preparing for the launch of its competitively »
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