Virtual Reality Rodeo

 

As part of the Sheridan WYO Film Festival, audience goers and filmmakers alike will be able to experience a story like never before.

The Virtual Reality Rodeo is a showcase of interactive and immersive media, highlighting the work of innovative artists, filmmakers and journalists who are using new technologies and platforms to transform the ways stories can be created and shared in the digital age.

For a limited time, the Virtual Reality Rodeo will bring the best in cinematic VR to the Sheridan WYO Film Festival.

 
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Asteroids! (USA 2017)

Lead Artist: Eric Darnell

Journey the cosmos aboard the spaceship of Mac and Cheez, a bumbling alien duo who encounter some serious danger deep in outer space. This second installment of the Invasion VR animation series comes from Madagascar director Eric Darnell and his team, who brilliantly integrate gaming dynamics inside their narrative to create a deeply engaged interactive experience of two mission-focused aliens who forget what’s important in life. It's now up to you to show them what really matters.

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Place + Time: Banksy and the Art of Protest (UK, 2017)

Directed by: Darren R. Reid & Brett Sanders

A 360 degree immersive documentary about artists who have used their work to protest and challenge society. From Da Vinci and the renaissance to Banksy and the street artists of the 21st century, this film lets you step inside an international history of art.

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This is Climate Change: Fire

CREATED BY DANFUNG DENNIS & ERIC STRAUSS

In just the last three decades, changes in climate have doubled the amount of land burned by wildfires in the western United States. Experience the scorching California fires of 2017, and follow the dedicated fighters - by air and on the ground - whose jobs have turned into year-round battles against these catastrophic blazes.

My Africa (USA, UK 2018)

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Project Creators: Conservation International, Passion Planet, Vision3

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and presented in stunning virtual reality, "My Africa" transports viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is reknitting the bonds that have long enabled people and wildlife to coexist.