The Following is the 1st in a 3 part series of articles for Inside Film Magazine.
Published in the June/July edition this piece looks at the state of play with regards to how film festivals are presenting VR – and which Australian’s are making a splash.
Fresh from Cannes, Byron Bay Film Festival director and virtual reality
producer J’aimee Skippon-Volke outlines how international film festivals are showcasing and supporting immersive projects, and highlights some of the Australian projects succeeding on the world stage.
Continue reading “New Realities of the Festival Circuit”
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.
Continue reading “BBFFxGCFF”
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.
Continue reading “Screen Forever”
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.
Continue reading “Co_Lab_Create”
It was my first visit to Siggraph in LA – but it most certainly will not be my last.
Continue reading “Siggraph 2017”
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.
Continue reading “Sheffield Alternate Realities Market”
En route to Red Bull Media in Strasbourg, I had some meetings in Linz and was given a personal tour of Ars Electronica – somewhere that had been on my bucket list for quite a few years. Continue reading “Ars Electronica”
This was my third trip to Cannes, but my first presenting content.
Continue reading “Cannes 2017”
Hollywood met VR at VRX Europe.
In London my trip launched on a high note at VRX Europe, with an intimate Expo highlighting some gear teams and innovations, the 2 day event ran a rich program of panels and masterclasses – attended by some of the best minds and talent in the region, and execs looking to incorporate VR into their workflows and/or marketing.
Continue reading “VRX Europe”