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Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360 Gives Attendees a New Perspective On Social Causes

May 06, 2019 / Bobby Carlton

The annual Tribeca Film Festival held in NYC showcases an incredible selection of independent projects by creatives from all across the globe that explores storytelling in the form of narratives, documentaries, shorts, features, and television.Since 2012, organizers of the festival have included VR and AR projects as part of their Virtual Arcade, a section of the festival where storytelling and VR/AR technology intersect. With VR and AR technology becoming increasingly popular, the festival’s organizers created Tribeca Immersive, a program which features not only the Virtual Arcade, but also includes Cinema360, a VR theatre that highlights groundbreaking storytelling told through 360-degree VR films. Curators of Tribeca Immersive were focused on bringing social causes front and center during this year’s festivities, using their Cinema360 programming to showcase a variety of socially-conscious film that pushes the limits of storytelling. Loran Hammonds, Senior Programmer of ...