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“We’re thrilled to assistance Cannes XR and Positron in recognizing the daring vision of gifted voices who are making use of this immersive medium to present clean and authentic tales that link with a world-wide audience,” mentioned Davis.

Cannes XR Virtual and Positron, a leader in XR Cinema, introduced the jurors and finalists of the inaugural Positron Visionary Award for Best Cinematic VR, and aspects on the exclusive VR screening system showcasing the frontrunners’ activities hosted by The Marché du Film Online and the Museum of Other Realities for the duration of the all-digital celebration set for June 24-26, 2020. Award finalists will be made available a worldwide distribution deal by Positron. The winner of the Award will be introduced in a VR ceremony on June 26th at twelve:00pm PST and will obtain a Voyager® VR chair package deal sent to their studio or workplace and assistance for bringing their VR movie to the Positron XR network.

Viola Davis, Co-Founder & CEO of JuVee Productions, serves as president of an esteemed jury such as Christina Lee Storm, XR Producer, “How to Educate Your Dragon: The Concealed Entire world Virtual Tour” / “Dragons Flight Academy”, Jake Sally, (Head of Development, RYOT a Verizon Company), John Canning (Government Producer – New Media & Experiential, Digital Domain), Josh Nelson (Head of Immersive & Interactive Media, JuVee Productions), and Jeffrey Travis (CEO / Producer at Positron). “We’re thrilled to assistance Cannes XR and Positron in recognizing the daring vision of gifted voices who are making use of this immersive medium to present clean and authentic tales that link with a world-wide audience,” mentioned Davis. JuVee Productions, helmed by Davis and her husband Julius Tennon, is an artist driven, creation corporation that develops and generates element films, tv, theater, immersive, and interactive articles.

Positron CEO Travis added, “Positron was built with a enthusiasm to elevate cinematic VR, and as a result of this celebration we honor some clean new creatives telling tales in this medium. When Positron is regarded for its distinctive VR movement chairs and locale-based mostly amusement system, we see the virtualization of Cannes XR as an chance to enable convey the greatest VR articles to audiences. We are energized to spouse with Cannes XR and these filmmakers for this very first-at any time variety of celebration in VR itself.”

Virtually two hundred immersive entries had been submitted for the Award. The six finalists of the Positron Visionary Award level of competition are:

  • Enter The Tomb, Joel Newton
  • Everest VR, Jon Griffith
  • Gravity VR, Fabio Rychter
  • The Good C, Michael Masukawa
  • Lutaw, Michaela Holland and Samantha Quick
  • Wingwalker VR, Malvina Martin and Max Salomon

During the Cannes XR Virtual celebration open up to VR headset users, finalists will display their get the job done at the Positron XR Cinema on the Museum of Other Realities (MOR) on-line system starting up June twenty fourth. The total digital system will continue being offered right until July 3rd by means of the MOR application on Steam, Viveport, or Oculus. Cannes XR Virtual Second reside online video stream shot by a digital cameraman from the MOR, such as conferences, pitching classes and venture presentations, will be available on the Marché du Film Online. Cannes XR Virtual Second reside online video stream will also be offered on the Tribeca Film Pageant and Kaleidoscope.

A network of spouse Site Based mostly Entertainment (LBE) in various significant towns in the United States, China and France will present access to Cannes XR Virtual to journalists and company who do not have a VR headset. In Los Angeles, Positron will serve as the LBE locale for the celebration.

Cannes XR Virtual is the destination where pros from the classic filmmaking industry, XR artists, impartial producers, major tech providers, locale-based mostly and on-line distributors will occur jointly to think about and form the upcoming of movies.

About Positron

Positron is on a mission to convey speculate and link to all audiences as a result of its system for immersive storytelling. Based mostly in Los Angeles, the crew includes filmmakers, mechatronics engineers, designers, software program builders and artists. Positron is greatest regarded for Voyager®, an award-successful, full-movement VR chair system that has been referred to as “the upcoming of movies.” The Positron XR Cinema, based mostly on the Voyager procedure, is offered for locale-based mostly amusement venues. Positron XR Cinema is also developing the electronic system for XR articles. Positron has labored with major creators in VR as very well as providers these types of as Common Studios, Disney, Dreamworks, Verizon, Intel, and numerous additional to convey cinematic VR activities to audiences around the entire world.

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