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VR_I was selected at the 2018 Sundance’s New Frontier Festival that took place on January 18-28 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Utah. The festival is one of the world’s premiere places to debut new independent films and highlights the best in storytelling technology. Again, the contemporary dance piece in immersive virtuality created in collaboration with the Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin encountered a huge success with more than 1000 visitors testing the installation during these 9 days of showcase.

VR_I @ Sundance 2018 VR_I @ Sundance 2018

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Real Virtuality was selected at the 2016 Sundance’s New Frontier Festival that took place on January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Utah. The festival is one of the world’s premiere places to debut new independent films and highlights the best in storytelling technology.

With the support of swissnex San Francisco and Pro Helvetia, Artanim showcased there a new VR scenario mixing real and virtual worlds. Users participated in a time machine experience where they were transported into different futuristic environments: a space station, Dark City and a cave.

The VR experience and the technology was incredibly well welcomed, as the following quotes can attest:

« The latest Real Virtuality experience at Sundance is an epic new level of advancement. It is as close as we can get to a holodeck for now. »  Jonathan Nafarrete, Journalist, VR Scout

« The mother lode of Sundance. The most daringly original VR presentation I’ve seen, “Real Virtuality” shows how big the medium can be » Steven Zeitchik, Journalist, Los Angeles Times

« What’s cooler than VR? Not much except maybe Real Virtuality by Artanim » James Finn, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communication, 20th Century Fox

Several big names also tested our Real Virtuality system. Just to name one, Robert Redford, founder of Sundance characterized our experience as “Spectacular”!

Robert Redford Sundance 2016   Robert Redford Sundance 2016

Artanim Team at Sundance   Real Virtuality at Sundance 2016

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