Extravaganza: The World Unseen Behind VR Headset

November 26, 2018

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VR is known for bringing immersive experience, and this is why the audience might consider horror, Xsports and other types of content with certain sensory stimuli fit into this new medium better. In fact, there are a quite amount of 360/VR content impress the audience by eliciting a deeper layer understanding. There VR filmmakers never stop exploring the best way to express in VR. But there are questions need to be answered at first: how can the filmmakers better leverage the advantages of VR to reflect human nature and social phenomenon? What are other potential film genres can be produced with VR to demonstrate more in-depth insights?The Tribeca VR Film Extravaganza, directed by Ethan Shaftel, tries to find the answers. Integrates 3D animation and live-action footage into a satirical comedy, casted by Paul Scheer (30 Rock, The League, Fresh Off the Boat), Will Greenberg (Wrecked, Workaholics),  John Gemberling (Broad City, Marry Me) and Annie Tedesco (Granite Flats, NCIS), it critique that a new medium can produce old forms of bigotry.

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