- Jaunt and Sundance: pioneers of virtual reality cinema?
Six months. This is the time given Sundance Institute, the organization in charge of the eponymous festival, and Jaunt, Californian start-up versed in virtual reality, still unknown until its recent and impressive fundraisers with large prestigious groups, in particular the Walt Disney Company. What results can be expected from such an association?
Jaunt and Sundance: pioneers of virtual reality cinema?
The objective of Jaunt has always been clear: since its creation in 2013, it is to approach the Hollywood cinema market aboard the virtual reality technology ship. It is therefore natural that those responsible for Sundance Institute have called on the prodigal son of the studios Disney in the middle to develop the functionalities of this technology in the seventh art.
On the program: tests planned around virtual reality of course, but also with the 360 ° video, to achieve concrete cooperation including the result would be to transform innovations into dynamic and physically real projects, But also canvass the virtual reality directors of tomorrow. Knowing the ability of the festival to highlight the promising young shoots of cinemaas an Quentin Tarantino ou Jim Jarmush formerly to name a few, no worries about this point of view.
Results in six months so. In the meantime, Oculus offers you a few sessions with friends to keep you waiting.