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The CyberiaVR Film Festival is the first conventionally-styled filmfest to be held in a Virtual Reality environment. Powered by AltSpaceVR, CyberiaVR seeks to explore a new frontier in cinema appreciation, reaching across the globe to bring together an audience as diverse as its content.
To date, online festivals presenting conventional 2D films have utilized an unstructured, video-on-demand format, isolating the audience members from one another, except for the ability to leave text comments about the films. Other festivals, featuring Virtual and Augmented Reality content, have adopted the “Tech Conference” model, holding their events in convention centers; this offers ample opportunity to socialize–but only for those able to attend in person. Conceived by the team behind SF IndieFest, a film festival celebrating 20 years of success in San Francisco–CyberiaVR will gather its audience from around the world to a virtual screening room on the AltspaceVR platform.
The Cyberia Film Festivals will be unlike anything else that’s come before it. They are traditional film festivals with screenings and live Q&A’s, but hosted on a virtual reality social network called AltSpace. Think Playstation Home, or the Internet in Futurama. Members of AltSpace (joining is free) can log into this virtual world and attend Cyberia at a virtual movie theater, where they can view the films and their trailers on a virtual IMAX-sized screen.
“You won’t need a VR headset to use AltSpace and be a part of it, but it will certainly make the experience way cooler. There’s never been anything like this in the film world.” Dave Conte, Filmmaker
Star Wars Day “May the 4th be with you” 5/4/17 :: 6p-1a 6pm-9p: Star Wars Fan Films. 9p-1am: MAY THE 4th PARTY! The Great Northern, 119 Utah St, San Francisco Episode VII: The North Awakens….. PARTY!!!! The rebel spaceships striking with a hidden BASS have won their victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle […]
SF Indie’s CyberiaVR Spring Exhibition film festival runs May 4th-7th 2017. We will screen 50 short films in four days. For full schedule,Q&A’s and trailers please click HERE. Thursday May 4th 6p-1a https://account.altvr.com/events/650021680768353221 Friday May 5th 6p-1a https://account.altvr.com/events/656758633106768819 Saturday May 6th 5p-1a https://account.altvr.com/events/656759089287659542 Sunday May 7th 11am–2pm https://account.altvr.com/events/656771911895744781 The CyberiaVR Film Festival is the first conventionally-styled […]
Feb 10-12, 2017 Lights Camera Action: Cyberia Brings First-Ever In VR Film Festival Like the movie trailer that actually makes you want to see the movie, AltspaceVR’s recent collaboration with Cyberia Film Festival producers arrived last weekend to much anticipation. Announced by VRScout, Carpe Diem! San Francisco, and The VR Shop, the Cyberia Film Festival’s billing as the […]