18. Jun 2017
Our VR film Remember, directed by George Kacevski, has been featured, selected and showcased in over ten film festivals in Asia, Europe and North America, including the renowned Cannes Film Festival, and the number continues to climb. To date, the film has been featured in Byron Bay International Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Fantasia, The Phillip K Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, KWeb Fest, Sci-Fi London, International Film Festival and Awards in Macau, the New Media Film Festival and most recently, the Melbourne International Film Festival.
We were proudly represented by George and Fred Simard (co-director) at the inaugural festival in Macau, where they spoke about our company, the project, and our grand plans for Remember, before presenting the film. The response across the board has been incredibly positive, as evidenced by our growing collection of laurels.
It’s an exciting time in VR at the moment, with the projected industry growth in the billions. As the industry continues to grow, more accredited festivals are adding a VR category to their awards, with Venice International Film Festival recently announcing they are opening for entries, providing more opportunities to showcase the possibilities of storytelling in VR. The medium has been touted as the “future of cinema” for many years now, much like the hype that surrounded 3D stereoscopic films, so it’s exciting to be able to see the predictions truly taking off. This is what we love about working in this space, there is so much new ground to cover that often we find ourselves playing with ideas and techniques that have never been tried.
If you haven’t been able to catch Remember yet, you will soon be able to see it at the Melbourne International Film Festival, which is running from the 3rd to 20th of August. We’d love for you to watch the film in its full glory on a headset!