Annecy to Spotlight 11 Animated VR Projects

Eleven state-of-the-art animated VR projects will make their debut at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival. The 42nd edition of the festival runs June 11-16 in Annecy, France. According to event organizers 75 VR projects, coming from 18 countries, were submitted for the fest this year. Attendees are invited to experience a maximum of two of these projects per day in the Salle de Creation at Bonlieu. HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear headsets will be made available to badge-holders.

This year’s VR projects are:

  • Age of Sail, directed by John Kahrs (Google Spotlight Stories)
  • Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall, directed by Eugene Chung (Penrose Studios)
  • Back to the Moon, directed by Hélène Leroux and FX Goby (Nexus Studios for Google Spotlight Stories)
  • BattleScar, directed by Martin Allais and Nicolas Casavecchia
  • Crow: The Legend: Chapter 1 (formerly known as Rainbow Crow) directed by Eric Darnell (Baobab Studios)
  • Extravaganza, directed by Ethan Shaftel (Easyaction)
  • Gymnasia, directed by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski (National Film Board of Canada)
  • Isle of Dogs Behind the Scenes in Virtual Reality, directed by Wes Anderson (Google Spotlight Stories)
  • Museum of Symmetry, directed by Paloma Dawkins (National Film Board of Canada)
  • Piggy, directed by Jan Pinkava and Mark Oftedal (Google Spotlight Stories)
  • Wolves in the Walls (Chapter 1), based on the work by Neil Gaiman and directed by Pete Billington.

For more info, visit Annecy’s festival website.

VR projects in 42nd Annecy International Animation Festival
VR projects in 42nd Annecy International Animation Festival


  1. THEY ALL SOUND GOOD TO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO PROUD OF THESE NEW FILMMAKERS AND THEIR HARD WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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