My most recent article for Inside Film explores the increasing use of, and creative potential of Virtual Reality and Game Engine technology across pre-visualisation, action production workflows and/or post-production.
While virtual reality (VR) as a story-telling entertainment medium is still finding its voice and audience – an increasing number of film projects are utilising VR as a vital tool in the rapidly growing field of virtual production (VP). Once a production process only utilised through blockbuster budgets, real time/game engine technology – a key driver for interactive and virtual reality experience– is levelling the playing field and making VP accessible and increasingly widespread.
J’aimee: Here in Australia there’s a lot of policy making around these invisible lines which separate the various States and Territories which make up this wonderful country. In the past what this has often resulted in is missed opportunities for the Country as a whole – while the States battle it out to stake their ground one way or another.
ArtState is a touring annual event celebrating the vitality and creativity of NSW regional artists which blends together theatre, music, dance, film and visual arts and brings together practitioners from all of those mediums in order to learn from each-other. Continue reading “ArtState”
I had the pleasure of attending Screen Forever – Australia’s Annual Screen Producer’s Conference in Melbourne after being invited to join a female lead Create NSW panel called VR: CREATING A NEW WORLD.
I’ve been working with the Byron Bay Film Festival for over a decade, taking the helm in 2008. The festival has evolved so much over the years – we’ve got luxury cars and the attention of A-Listers… We provide a platform for important films, issues and the work of established filmmakers while kickstarting and supporting emerging filmmakers from Australia and around the world. And we’ve been introducing Filmmakers to VR since we got our DK1 kit over 4 years ago.
It was my first visit to Siggraph in LA – but it most certainly will not be my last.
After flexing my pitching muscles at Cannes I had the opportunity to put Moments up in front of representatives from the BBC, Google, the British Council, The National Theatre, MIT and more and Sheffield Doc|Fest.
This was my third trip to Cannes, but my first presenting content.