"Because the headsets haven't necessarily been adopted as we've hoped, everything having to do with location-based entertainment has really started to level up," Hammonds said. "This is making the creators think in a different way about some of their work and how they're interested in exhibiting it."
The festival will premiere the first “Doctor Who” experience in VR with “Doctor Who: The Runaway,” voiced by the current and first female doctor, Jodie Whittaker, and present a collaboration with historian/podcaster Dan Carlin and MWM Immersive that transports attendees to a World War I battlefield in “War Remains.”
The Festival will present a one-of-a-kind collaboration with popular historian/podcaster Dan Carlin and MWM Immersive that transports attendees to a WWI battlefield with stunning realism in War Remains. Using free roam (untethered) VR, haptics, and sensations like heat and wind, users will experience World War I from above in a balloon, and below, in the trenches.
The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced today that Tribeca Immersive, which leads as an incubator for innovation and is a global stage where top VR creators choose to debut their latest work, will showcase more than 30 cinematic and cutting-edge virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality experiences by top artists who push the boundaries of storytelling with technology.