Select your preferred session date and time, and book for either VR Experience 3 or VR Experience 4.
VR EXPERIENCE 3
2017 | Australia | 7 mins | Shaun Gladwell, Leo Faber | Australian Premiere
A poetic VR that perches you in Earth's orbit. Orbital Vanitas is an unreal sci-fi mystery meditation that brings you face to face with mortality.
2017 | USA | 7 mins | Ethan Shaftel | Australian Premiere
You're a puppet trapped in a stunningly offensive puppet show. Extravaganza asks, will technology change society for the better, or just magnify our worst traits in new ways?
2017 | France | 7mins | Alexandre Perez | Australian Premiere
It's Leo's bedtime, but he thinks there is something under his bed. Is it just the harmless imagination of a young boy, or something more sinister? Is it...you?
2016 | 14 mins | Pierre Zandrowicz
The first android with human form, "Phil", immerses you in the memories of what could be the last love affair of the writer, Philip K Dick.
THE OTHER DAKAR
2017 | Senegal | 6 mins | Selly Rabe Kane | Australian Premiere
A little girl discovers the hidden face of Dakar. An homage to Senegalese mythology, where past and future meet and where artists are the beating heart of the city.
ONLY AT THE AIR, ONLY AT EACH OTHER
2017 | Australia | 6 mins | Greg Ferris | World Premiere
An experimental exploration of an in-between space - the Bates Motel from Hitchcock's Psycho - between a starting point and a destination... between life and death.
VR EXPERIENCE 4
ASHES TO ASHES
2016 | Netherlands | 11 mins | Ingejan Ligthart Schenk, Jamille van Wijngaarde, Steye Hallema | Australian Premiere
An 11-minute one-shot surreal tragicomedy about a dysfunctional family burdened with the bizarre final wish of their deceased grandfather. From the perspective of the urn.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WESTERN SUBURBS
2017 | Australia | 7 mins | Matthew Bate
A VR dance work collaboration that puts viewers in the middle of a street dance battle featuring artists from the upcoming XO STATE festival.
UNDER A CRACKED SKY
2017 | USA | 10 mins | Australian Premiere
Under eight feet of Antarctic ice lies the clearest water on Earth. Plunge through a small hole to dive with seals, explore ice caves and skim a black seabed full of life.
SERVER ROOM SYMPHONY
2016 | Australia | 3 mins | Alex Smith | Australian Premiere
Inspired by a Dan Winters' photograph, you enter a whimsically chaotic scene in which the characters' actions form the basis of a music track.
THE TURNING FOREST
2016 | Australia | 8 mins | Oscar Raby
A real-time CG VR experience inviting audiences into a magical space of imagination, where rustling leaves are also the footsteps of something familiar, yet strange.
Curated by VR collective BADFAITH. Read more about the VR program at www.sff.org.au/virtualreality.