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Pakistan’s First Hand-Drawn Animation Looks at the Effects of War on Kids Pioneering writer-director Usman Riaz and Mano Animation Studios have unveiled the first 8 minutes of their ... Continue Reading →

Titmouse Rocks with VR music video ‘Icarus 666′

Emmy-winning studio Titmouse (Big Mouth, Metalocalypse, Niko and The Sword of Light) is ready to rock the VR music video world with Icarus 666, which is now available for free on Steam ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Reveals New ‘Coco’ Clip, Featurette & First VR Project

Disney-Pixar is offering us a much-needed pick me up, thanks to its musical Day of the Dead feature Coco (Nov. 22). Check out a trio of new videos related to the upcoming adventure ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Acquires AltspaceVR

After a difficult summer fraught with failed efforts to secure needed funding, VR social media company AltspaceVR has announced that Microsoft has acquired the company and will be funding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Voltron VR Chronicles’ Offers Personal Paladin Adventure

Innovative VFX and immersive entertainment house Digital Domain, in league with Universal Brand Development, announces DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles — the first-ever virtual ... Continue Reading →

VR Music Video Sensation ‘Chocolate’ Unwrapped

Viacom NEXT — the emerging tech group at Viacom — has officially launched the beautifully bizarre, award-winning virtual reality music video experience Chocolate for Oculus ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Autodesk’s Next, Virtual Studios, VR & Moving to Mars

See previous re-caps and announcements here. — Autodesk as ever has taken the opportunity of SIGGRAPH to highlight the next generation of its storytelling and collaboration tools. ... Continue Reading →
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Facebook’s Oculus Story Studio Logs Off

Facebook has announced that it will be shutting down the two-year-old Oculus Story Studio, which produced the Emmy Award-winning animated VR short Henry and more recently, the vibrant ... Continue Reading →

‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ Launching on April 20

Adult Swim is gearing up to take fans beyond the garage and on to incredible, chaotic adventures with the release of Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality on April 20. The multi-dimensional, ... Continue Reading →

Fox Innovation Lab Developing ‘Alien: Covenant’ VR Experience

The Fox Innovation Lab at 20th Century Fox, RSA Films and MPC VR (a Technicolor Company) are joining forces to develop a suspenseful virtual reality experience for the upcoming sci-fi ... Continue Reading →