Red Sea: Immersive, the exciting programming strand of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) brings over 20 virtual reality experiences presented in collaboration with Art Jameel, and hosted at Hayy Jameel.
Red Sea: Immersive introduces era-defining immersive storytelling experiences to audiences in Jeddah, while also serving as an inspiration and catalyst to future immersive content creators and studios from the region. 13 of the most significant VR works produced in 2021 are presented in competition for the Golden Yusr Immersive Award, with eight projects presented out-of-competition. The program is curated by Liz Rosenthal, curator of Venice VR at the Venice International Film Festival.
The 13 incredible experiences being presented in the competition are Anandala, End of Night, Genesis, Glimpse, Goliath: Playing with Reality, Kusunda, Laika, Lavrynthos, Le Bal De Paris De Blanca Li, Marco & Polo Go Round, Reeducated, Samsara (Lun Hui) and The Sick Rose.
The Book of Distance, Hangman At Home, Mare, Maskmaker, Paperbirds 1 & 2, Replacements (Penggantian), We Live Here and VRChat Worlds Collection are the eight experiences presented out-of-competition, as part of Red Sea: Immersive.
The inaugural edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival runs in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia until December 15, 2021. For more information, check the Red Sea International Film Festival website.
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