Film Festival

A film festival like no other, where VR meets big screen

 

 

We have 30+ outstanding Virtual and Mixed Reality Experiences for you to experience, as well as 20 amazing short films and animations.

 

The Convergence Film Festival combines CinematicVR with big screen entertainment. The festival has been developed in conjunction with the Internationally renowned Byron Bay Film Festival and takes place in the heart of the Sydney CBD at the premium Event Cinemas complex on George Street (aka The George Street Cinemas), presenting a mixture of the latest in VR as well as more traditional on-screen content - short films, animations, VFX and short documentaries exploring the potential of this emerging technology.

Virtual Reality will touch all areas of entertainment and communication in the years to come - and this special Convergence event will give you the opportunity to experience a number of different types of VR - both through the range of hardware and headsets you'll try and the experiences - ranging from adrenaline-pumping Sports VR, gaming and immersive play; animated and live-action VR experiences for Kids & Families (10 years and up) to some of the most engaging CinematicVR and Interactive experiences available right now. A highlight of the Festival is your opportunity to dive into the future with Mixed Reality and the Hololens Experience. We've developed a rich and enjoyable program of content - experiences are presented as themed sessions ie: SportsVR; Cinematic etc so for those passionate about trying it all - we recommend selecting more than one session time - just make sure your sessions don't overlap!

Convergence will screen some of the World's Best Movies with VR content, games, animations, VFX and Short Films with tech narratives or VR content covering "science fact" (previously science fiction) to get even the most non-geeky person excited about the very near future.

With over 40 virtual and mixed reality systems and content from the worlds best brands:

 

Convergence Film Festival showcases the best in current CinematicVR and the best big screen content from around the world as well as some of the leading VR and MR technology for you to experience.

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film festival 2017

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Session Times Wednesday 3 May

Each VR session runs for 45 minutes, each big screen session runs for 1 hour

Ticket cost $10 Kids (10yrs to 16yrs) / $15 adults

VR Experiences will run start from 12 noon to 7.45pm

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Sports VR 

The thrill of being there immersed in sports your favorite sports, with a number of experiences delivered across some of the best virtual reality headsets availble anywhere in the world. Come and experience the future of sports.

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CinematicVR 

CinematicVR is the next step in cinema entertainment, feel like you are in the movie and move out of the flat screen into 3D space. At Convergence Film Festival we are showing the latest and best CinematicVR experiences on across some of the best virtual reality headsets available anywhere in the world. Experience the future of cinema.

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Kids VR Sessions

(G & PG content)

The past year has seen an explosion of VR content for kids and families, we are showing the best of the best in kids entertainment with a very rare chance to try these VR experiences on across some of the best virtual reality headsets availble anywhere in the world. 

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Big Screen Short Films & Animation

Are you a fan of sci-fi short films? CGI animation or game story animation? Well this session if for you. We will be show casing some of the most mind blowing visually rich content on the big screen. From the latest award winning sci-fi from around the world, the best short films and eye-popping special effects.

05:00pm - Traditional Big Screen VFX Short Films & Animation

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Big Screen Emerging Tech-Focused Short Films

Emerging technology is changing our world, do you understand the potiental impact of these exciting technologies? Or simply enjoy the vision of those who do? From robotics to the Internet of Things, artifical intelligence to 3D printing. This special session of award-winning fictional and factual short films will open your mind to the possible changes about to impact all areas of work, entertainment and life. 

05:45pm - Traditional Big Screen Short Films on Emerging Technology

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Big Screen Emerging Tech-Focused Short Films

Emerging technology is changing our world, do you understand the potiental impact of these exciting technologies? Or simply enjoy the vision of those who do? From robotics to the Internet of Things, artifical intelligence to 3D printing. This special session of award-winning fictional and factual short films will open your mind to the possible changes about to impact all areas of work, entertainment and life.

08:45pm - Traditional Big Screen Short Films on Emerging Technology

10:00pm - Traditional Big Screen Short Films on Emerging Technology

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Convergence Film Festival Awards

We have x2 award categories: Cinematic VR and Animation & VFX.

Submit your VR short or film to the 2017 Convergence Film Festival HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

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