The 2019 Sundance Film Festival is over, but there were plenty of high quality virtual reality and augmented reality experiences. The Verge has published their list of the best AR and VR from the festival. Among their top selections:
BEST AUGMENTED REALITY: A JESTER’S TALE, created by: Asad J. Malik
BEST 360-DEGREE VIDEO: 4 FEET: BLIND DATE, created by: María Belén Poncio, Rosario Perazolo Masjoan, Damián Turkieh, Ezequiel Lenardón
BEST VR ANIMATION: GLOOMY EYES, created by: Jorge Tereso, Fernando Maldonado
BEST SOCIAL EXPERIENCE: MECHANICAL SOULS, created by: Gaëlle Mourre, L.P. Lee
BEST INTERACTIVE MECHANIC: THE DIAL, created by: Peter Flaherty, Jesse Garrison
BEST WRITING: DIRTSCRAPER, created by: Peter Burr, Porpentine Charity Heartscape
BEST INSTALLATION: SWEET DREAMS, created by: Robin McNicholas, Ersin Han Ersin, Barnaby Steel, Nell Whitley
The complete article with full reviews can be found here.
Roy Kachur is a Media Technologist, IT Architect, and VR Evangelist. He has worked in the information technology field since the 1990’s, and in the media industry since 2014. He believes that VR will play a significant role in the future of media.