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The Pinnacle of Virtual & Augmented Reality Storytelling Returns


Cleanbox at FIVARS 2023


TORONTO, ON , CANADA, September 6, 2023/ — Because the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition (TIFF) enchants town, one other cinematic surprise enters the highlight. The eleventh version of the Competition of Worldwide Virtual & Augmented Reality Tales (FIVARS), in its spectacular ninth yr, makes a triumphant return in 2023. This yr’s program is nothing quick of groundbreaking, showcasing an array of new immersive experiences from greater than 24 nations. The choices span throughout numerous codecs, together with stereoscopic spherical video, dwell VR performances, stop-motion augmented actuality, and awe-inspiring AI-powered installations with a magical twist.

Occasion Particulars:
In-Particular person Occasion: September 15-19, 2023
On-line Extension: Till October 3, 2023
Venue: Studio idFK, 190 McCaul St., Toronto, ON, M5T 1W5
Tickets: Out there by way of Eventbrite for particular 2-hour blocks.
Healthcare grade sterilization by Cleanbox for the VR headsets supplied.

In-Particular person Viewing:
Uncover storytelling’s future in Toronto’s Queen St. W arts district—no tech abilities wanted for unique, equipment-based experiences.

On-line Expertise:
Cannot attend in individual? The custom-built award-winning Web3D theater brings the pageant international by means of Oct third, that includes 3D 6K movies with spatial audio and VR help, but in addition accessible by way of any newer cellular machine.

FIVARS Options:
Customized Expertise: Get pleasure from a 2-hour tailor-made viewing guided by our skilled docents.
Style Spectrum: From documentaries in VR to interactive artwork in AR, FIVARS is a storytelling kaleidoscope.
International Footprint: Showcasing artists from 22 nations: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malawi, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan, Uganda, USA, the UK and Wales
Premieres Galore: That includes 10 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, 9 Canadian Premieres.

Highlighted Picks:
A Sign Throughout House / Arwydd Drwy’r Awyr (Wales, UK):
Directed by Tracy Spottiswoode
A mesmerizing bilingual VR movie that explores the historical past, mythology, and nature surrounding Lavernock Level in Wales.

Ancestral Futurism (USA, Colombia):
Directed by Sadah Espii Proctor and Valentina Vargas
A metaverse gallery that facilities round BIPOC girls and non-binary voices in a cosmic exploration of tradition and id.

Night time Creatures (Australia): North American Premiere
Directed by Isobel Knowles & Van Sowerwine
This AR expertise celebrates cinema by means of animated fruit bats. Eight well-dressed stop-motion puppets have interaction in dialogues about their favourite movies, subcultures, and private cinema experiences.

The Service (USA): World Premiere
Directed by Andrew Cochrane
This interactive narrative unfolds by means of the harmless eyes of a child within the again seat of a automobile. As exterior chaos rises, witness the strain and indecision of the mother and father as they navigate an undefined disaster.

The Leems Boyste (Canada): World Premiere
Directed by Daniel Blair
An interactive AI-powered expertise that permits you to talk with ‘the past,’ probably opening a portal to totally different time dimensions (and can print you a paper receipt in Sixteenth-century English).

Phrases from Competition Director Keram Malicki-Sanchez:
“FIVARS is greater than a pageant; it is a distinctive platform for cutting-edge storytelling within the age of spatial computing. We’re excited to highlight rising, culturally impactful creators from across the globe taking over the challenges and potential of this highly effective new medium.”

For tickets and the whole listing of choices, go to FIVARS.web
Tickets out there by way of Eventbrite at

Based in Toronto in 2015, FIVARS has earned worldwide acclaim as an award-winning annual pageant that revolutionizes storytelling by means of Virtual and Augmented Reality applied sciences.

Aimee Reynolds
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