Screen School VR Lab
In 2019, The Screen School VR Lab returned to ASFF. Presented in partnership with London College of Communication, this is a platform for audiences to explore film like never before, offering the opportunity to take viewing experiences into new dimensions and be immersed in some of the world’s most exciting new technologies.
The VR Lab was complemented by a series of panel discussions which truly delve into the making and realisation of VR and 360 film through the lens of ethics, production and storytelling. Questions are asked: What might the cinematic landscape look like in the future? What are the implications of working with immersive film?
Audiences were invited lose themselves in the magic of 360 filmmaking and delve head first into bold and exciting stories that immerse the viewer in the centre of the action.
360 filmmaking offers the unique opportunity to experience the full potential of cinema, transporting viewers to new worlds and allowing them to consider different perspectives.
The 360 Cinema included five curated screenings, showcasing the most exciting and innovative work from talented practitioners in new technologies, exploring the potential of fascinating documentary, groundbreaking experimental film and awe inspiring narratives.
Viewers we encouraged to journey to the top of Mount Everest, explore a futuristic city scape, play witness to the Warsaw Uprising, journey boldly into space or join the a dreamlike animated adventure.