KALEIDOSCOPE SHOWCASE AT NEVADA CITY FILM FESTIVAL
The Kaleidoscope Showcase at the Nevada City Film Festival is a curated exhibition of the best in story-driven virtual reality. Experience these groundbreaking projects at a truly independent festival nestled in the beautiful Sierra Foothills. The creator of Bright Shadows, Michael Catalano, will be in attendance to discuss his project and the evolving art form of virtual reality.
FRIDAY: 5PM TO 9PM
SATURDAY: 3:30 TO 10PM
DIR. MICHAEL CATALANO
US | 11 Mins | Pre-Rendered 180 Animation
Bright Shadows is an 11 minute animation of dynamic, colorful abstractions choreographed to instrumental music.
DIR. TYLER HURD
US | 2:07 Mins | Real-Time Animation
Widely credited as the first animated cartoon for virtual reality, BUTTS is a story about anxiety, depression, and lots and lots of jiggling posteriors.
CREATED BY ERAN HILLELI, NICK PITTOM, ET AL.
International | 4:40 Mins | Real-Time Animation
The story of the long lost Great Spirits known as the COLOSSE explores themes of fear, power, and respect.
DIR. PHILIPP WENNING
DE | 6 Min | Interactive Experience
Meet the real pioneers of virtual reality -- creators who have been working in the field of VR for more than two decades.
DIR. ELLI RAYNAI
Canada | 12 Mins | 360 VR Video
Follow a young couple who discover a new crowd-funded app that allows them to swap consciousnesses and feel what it's like to be in each other's body.
DIR. PIERRE FRIQUET
IN & FR | 9 Mins | 360 VR Video
Separated by continents two women express their love in the absence of each other through dance.
DIR. AARON BRADBURY
UK | 5:20 Mins | Pre-Rendered 360 Animation
More than 100000 chemical reactions happen in your brain every second. So what about the moment you saw the girl of your dreams, and she saw you?
DIR. PHIL TIPPETT
US | 2 Mins | 360 VR Video | World Premiere
A stop-motion animation of delightfully grotesque characters, straight from the wonderfully twisted mind of Academy Award Winning director Phil Tippett.
DIR. MAC CAULEY
US | 3 Mins | Real-Time Experience
The Night Cafe is an immersive VR environment that allows you to explore the world of Vincent van Gogh first hand.
DIR. CONNOR HAIR
US | 13 Min | 360 VR Video | World Premiere
Consumed by Virtual Reality addiction, a woman clings to the digitally reconstructed memory of her dead husband. As the lines of reality blur, she begins to question which world is real.
DIR. DARREN EMERSON
UK | 13 Mins | Live-Action 360 Video
Combining personal testimony, reconstruction, and abstract imagery, journey into the heart of one survivor’s extraordinary story.