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1979 Revolution: Black Friday
1979 Revolution: Black Friday is a choice-driven, narrative game that brings you into the brooding world of a nation on the verge of collapse. Play as Reza, an aspiring photojournalist, and make life-and-death decisions as you survive the gritty streets of Iran in the late 1970s.
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ADR1FT
ADR1FT is an immersive First Person Experience (FPX) that tells the story of an astronaut in peril, floating in space.
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Be Boy Be Girl
US PREMIERE!
Be Boy Be Girl is a multisensory experiment that engages sight, hearing, touch, and smell. In the experience, your body becomes more than just your eyes and ears, it becomes a vehicle to experience and challenge reality.
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Behind the Fence
Behind the Fence provides a look inside Myanmar's modern-day concentration camp created to contain the minority Rohingya Muslims, who are arguably the most persecuted people on Earth.
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Birdly
Birdly is an immersive, full-body installation and research project that explores the experience of being a bird in flight.
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Blind Vaysha VR
US PREMIER
This short VR film tells the story of Vaysha, a young girl born with a left eye that sees only the past and a right eye that sees only the future—a curse that prevents her from inhabiting the present.
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Break a Leg
WORLD PREMIERE!
Break a Leg is an interactive experience designed for virtual reality. Inspired by magicians of the 19th century, such as Houdini and Kellar, it immerses you in an offbeat universe as you play the role of an illusionist on stage asked to deliver your best performance in front of a demanding and unpredictable audience.
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Broken Night
Broken Night is a VR film that explores a woman's unreliable memories of an intense trauma; viewers must search for the truth as her narrative shifts with their gaze.
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Budget Cuts
Budget Cuts is a first-person stealth game in room-scale VR that puts you in the shoes of a spy surrounded by deadly robots.
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Bus Roots VRV
WORLD PREMIER
Bus Roots VRV is an eco-mobile creative studio that reimagines a greener future for our cities and playgrounds.
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Can't Get Enough of Myself
In advance of the release of her third album, 99¢, Santigold revealed this innovative new interactive video for the song "Can't Get Enough of Myself (feat. B.C.)," which uses the camera of your computer or mobile device to incorporate you into the video in real time.
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Charlie Gets Fired
Add insult to interactivity in this Mad Libs–style animated comedy show. Charlie is a young lad trying to hold on to a job. But he suffers from user-interactivitis, a rare brain disease, which means that you get to choose his words for him. And you know what that means: Charlie gets fired. Have fun ruining his life!
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Choosatron
The Choosatron is an interactive fiction story printer, blending digital and analogue storytelling.
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Close Your
Close Your is a tragic first-person game that uses webcam-based face detection to take you through scenes of another person's life every time you blink.
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Cyrano: Alex in Wonderland
Follow the adventures of Alex in Wonderland, an animated short film by award-winning director Maya Sanbar that is enhanced by a scent track from Vapor's handheld Cyrano "scent speaker."
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Dear Angelica
Painted entirely by hand, Dear Angelica is a VR film, starring Geena Davis and Mae Whitman, that plays out as a series of memories unfolding around the viewer.
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Dryads
Dryads is an interactive music installation inspired by the spirits of the forest.
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Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel
US PREMIERE!
Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel lets users step into the memories of Willie McNeive and go back in time to a moment that changed Irish history forever: the Easter Rising of 1916.
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Edible Reflections
US PREMIER
Edible Reflections is an interactive installation in which two strangers meet each other but also themselves.
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Famous Deaths
Through scent and sound, Famous Deaths re-creates the final moments of two icons just before they died: Whitney Houston and John F. Kennedy.
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Flippaper
With Flippaper, you can draw and actually play your very own pinball machine using only paint markers and a simple sheet of paper.
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Flock 2
WORLD PREMIER!
Become a bird and flock together in shared, physically co-located VR.
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Flock: A Holojam Experience
WORLD PREMIERE!
Flock is a celebration of nature that begins when you step out of your nest and into the air, joining a flock of fellow birds and following a mother bird. The more aligned you are with the flock, the more joyous and intense your experience will be..
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FRU
FRU is a puzzle game that features an innovative use of Kinect, in which your silhouette becomes a "portal" between two worlds.
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Gorillaz' Saturnz Barz
Gorillaz' four animated band members explore both a haunted house and outer space in this truly one-of-a-kind VR experience.
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Hard World For Small Things
Hard World for Small Things uses VR to explore the circumstances and lives affected by a single tragedy in Los Angeles.
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Her Story
FoST CLASSIC
In Her Story, players search through a database of police interviews with one woman and must piece together her story.
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Home: VR Spacewalk
FoST CLASSIC
Throw yourself into the void 250 miles above Earth in this award-winning VR spacewalk inspired by NASA’s training program and the astonishing experiences of its astronauts.
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Home: VR Spacewalk
FoST CLASSIC
Throw yourself into the void 250 miles above Earth in this award-winning VR spacewalk inspired by NASA’s training program and the astonishing experiences of its astronauts.
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Jeff Buckley: Just Like A Woman
This animated video takes you on a journey that you control through a relationship between a man and woman. Set to Jeff Buckley’s stirring rendition of Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman," the video lets you click on a scroll of animated cells to decide the fate of the two—sometimes the woman is alone, sometimes the man is alone, sometimes they are together in love, and sometimes they are together in misery.
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Job Simulator
In a world in which robots have replaced all human jobs, Job Simulator uses virtual reality to let you experience what it was once like "to job."
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Late Shift
Late Shift is the world's first cinematic interactive movie, allowing you to make plot-changing decisions on behalf of the protagonist, in real time, while the film keeps running seamlessly.
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Life of Us
Breathe fire, swim underwater, survive the Ice Age, and soar over volcanos as you evolve through different creatures and a billion years of evolution in this action packed, multiperson VR adventure.
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Mad God
Mad God is a stop-motion animation of delightfully grotesque characters, straight from the wonderfully twisted mind of Academy Award–winning director Phil Tippett.
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Magic Dance Mirror
The Magic Dance Mirror creates a graphically stylized mirror image of those using it, featuring dynamic animated visuals based on your movement, audio, and social interactions.
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Magic Paint Mirror
WORLD PREMIER
The Magic Paint Mirror is a device-free augmented reality experience that tracks a user’s body and, in a reflective projection, allows them to draw and paint with their hands.
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Meta
WORLD PREMIER
Meta is an augmented reality (AR) hardware and software company designing a future where AR enhances our abilities to create, communicate, and collaborate.
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Mindshow
Mindshow lets anyone with a VR headset create animated movies in VR using their own bodies, voices, and imaginations.
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New Dimensions in Testimony
Developed by the USC Shoah Foundation, New Dimensions in Testimony enables people—now and far into the future—to have a “virtual conversation” with Holocaust survivors. The project integrates advanced filming techniques, specialized display technologies, and next-generation natural language processing to provide a truly unique and intimate experience.
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Novo Reality
WORLD PREMIER
Novo Reality is a one-of-a-kind immersive virtual reality motion simulator that takes you on a cinematic storytelling ride.
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Office Hours
WORLD PREMIER
In this interactive experience that uses Amazon Echo to simulate a phone call, a conversation with your university professor goes strangely awry.
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Outside Stories
Outside Stories combines augmented reality technology with exquisite corpse style storytelling, where participants experience one line of a story, and then record and upload their own.
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Pearl
Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country in their beloved hatchback, chasing their dreams. It's a story about the gifts we hand down and their power to carry love—and about finding grace in the unlikeliest of places.
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Phallaina
Phallaina is the first scrolling graphic novel, telling the story of a personal transformation, combining cognitive sciences and mythology.
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Please Stand By
Please Stand By is an interactive story told about the recent past, using the body of a vintage 1951 Capehart television and its many controls as an expressive medium. It is fully tactile, inviting exploration and challenging visitors to interpret what they uncover.
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Possibilia
FoST CLASSIC
Possibilia is an interactive love story film starring Alex Karpovsky and Zoe Jarman as a young couple contemplating breaking up—a decision that could yield an infinite number of possible outcomes.
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PRY
FoST CLASSIC
Pry is an app novella that combines cinema, gaming, and reading to reimagine how we can touch, close, and pry into a story.
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Rain or Shine
WORLD PREMIERE!
It's a perfect summer day in London; the sun is shining, the birds are singing, there’s a spring in everybody’s step, and Ella is determined to wear her new sunglasses. What could possibly go wrong? Find out in this short VR film.
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RIOT
US PREMIERE!
Using facial recognition technology as a navigation device, RIOT takes you on a personalized journey through the fringes of a protest turned riot, in which your emotional responses to the situations you encounter and the characters you meet will determine your fate. RIOT is a prototype of a full experience planned for launch in 2017, combining technical and creative innovation by integrating various software platforms into a receptive storytelling experience in which the player's emotional state is the remote-control for the story.
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RIOT 2.0
WORLD PREMIER
RIOT 2.0 is a live-action film with 3D sound that uses facial recognition and AI technology to change the film’s narrative based on participant’s emotional responses.
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ROOM 2O2
ROOM 2O2 is an interactive game based on head gestures, which places the viewer in the midst of an interrogation.
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S.E.N.S.
WORLD PREMIERE!
Inspired by Marc Antoine Mathieu's book of the same name, S.E.N.S. is the first video game ever to adapt a graphic novel into virtual reality.
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Sonaria
WORLD PREMIER
Sonaria is a VR film that follows two ever-changing creatures as they flow from one life-form to another in a vivid journey of sound and light.
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Spoons
US PREMIER
SPOONS is an interactive experience in virtual reality set in the surrealistic pop world of illustrator Nicolas Barrome.
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew
Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a virtual-reality game that puts players in the heart of a starship as an officer of the Federation—where every decision determines the fate of their ship and crew.
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Temping
Temping, the strange and comic tale of an employee's inner life, is performed for an audience of one by a Windows PC, a corporate phone, a laser printer, and the Microsoft Office Suite. Get ready to work.
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That Dragon, Cancer
That Dragon, Cancer is a poetic and playful interactive retelling of little Joel Green’s four-year fight against cancer, made as a love letter by his father.
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The Cloud Machine
US PREMIER
The Cloud Machine is a large-scale installation containing an audience-generated cloud that speaks and behaves in particular ways, depending on the spectators’ mental state.
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The Deeper They Bury Me
The Deeper They Bury Me: A Call from Herman Wallace is an interactive encounter with one of America’s most famous political prisoners—and an indictment of a criminal justice system.
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The Dream Collector
Discover what happens to our abandoned dreams in The Dream Collector, a VR film that follows the story of an old man and his dog, who collect broken dreams and try to fix them.
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The Quinn Experiments
The Quinn Experiments is a live experience that combines escape-room inspired gamification with a film-like narrative where participants experience total sensory immersion.
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Then / Now
Then/Now is an interactive video in which you are presented with conflicting memories of a relationship and must make choices that influence how the relationship unfolds.
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These Memories Won't Last
Designed as an interactive webcomic, These Memories Won't Last is a personal story about a grandpa who suffers from dementia.
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Trafficked
US PREMIER
Trafficked is an animated VR experience based on interviews conducted with “Maria,” a woman who spent eight years in captivity after being taken from her home in Nicaragua to work as a prostitute in Mexico.
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Transmission
US PREMIER
Transmission is an immersive, mixed reality theater production that tells the story of two brilliant sisters selected to join a mission to meet our celestial neighbors.
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Tuture
WORLD PREMIER
Tuture is an experiment in mixed reality: Draw a design on paper and scan it to allow VR players to race through the resulting 3D scenery.
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Two Bit Circus VR Theater
The Two Bit Circus VR Theater, powered by Samsung, allows audiences to enjoy the same VR experiences simultaneously.
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Underworld
Underworld is a VR experience that reveals the hidden, subterranean world of London’s vast network of Victorian sewers.
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Untethered
Untethered is a quirky, episodic VR series mixing comics and radio drama into a videogame.
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Waves
Reggie Watts weaves this unpredictable virtual-reality story that is a dream-within-a-dream meta-ride down a comedic, musical rabbit hole.
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We Happy Few
We Happy Few is a first person survival video game that takes place in a procedurally generated 1960s England.
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word.camera
word.camera is an image-to-text narrator: a "camera" that automatically generates poetry from photographs using machine intelligence.
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