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.