Kickstarter to fund six VR films in the next six months, five of which are written and directed by women. She says:
One of them, Eagle Bone, directed by Tracy Rector has already been selected to screen at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (one of five pieces chosen from around the world!) Its the first VR piece to be directed by an Indigenous person in North America. And we are very proud to have been a part of its creation. Another one we are doing is a surreal comedy I have written and hope to direct, called Slow Moving Houses. In addition we are producing Lynn Shelton's first VR piece, Power, Experience Pride by Dacia Saenz, Dom by Netsie Tjirongo and Arcadia Flats (a Werewolf horror) by Joe Jacobs. Its a pretty diverse slate of creative VR projects.
Oculus Quest, the so-called ‘iPod of VR’, is now shipping.
Working as a technology journalist is a privilege that allows me to play with hardware that I could never afford to own. Last week, while I was in Montreal for the opening of Sennheiser’s new Canadian office, for example, I was able to spend some quality time with the company’s crazy $50,000 made-to-order HE 1 […]
Beat Saber is a VR version of music rhythm games like Guitar Hero. This cool demo plays in Darth Maul mode while taking the “Harder Better Faster Stronger” challenge.
Even if you feel like AirPods are worth the price tag, you’ve got to admit there’s a certain anxiety that comes with using them. What if I lose them? What if they get wet in the rain? Or drenched in sweat? Or fall into the drink you dropped them into? Shiny tech is great, but […]
With the quick-fix appeal of video games and their own cell phones, it can be tough to keep kids focused on supposedly “educational” toys. And while it may seem counter-intuitive to fight tech with more tech, we’re all in when it comes to the Toybox 3D Printer. We’re not sure if anyone had envisioned a […]
Whether you’re an artist, designer or just organizing a photo album, photo editing software is a must. And software designers know it: Platforms like Photoshop and Lightroom have a ton of helpful features, but you’ll pay for them in spades. Luckily, there’s some competition in the photo editing arena. Right now, Skylum’s Luminar software is […]