Digital Life 19.10.2017 06:36 am

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.

VR is already being heavily promoted by the tech giants, with Facebook and Microsoft launching new headsets they hope will ensure the format goes mainstream.

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?
Entertainment

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade — but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.
You decide the plot: Social media shows shake TV drama
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You decide the plot: Social media shows shake TV drama

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Jeff Bridges: in the line of fire onscreen and off
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Jeff Bridges: in the line of fire onscreen and off

There is a grim irony in the timing of Jeff Bridges’ latest movie, the story of a firefighting crew that perished in one of the deadliest wildfires in US history.
Workplace harassment not just a Hollywood problem
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Workplace harassment not just a Hollywood problem

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Bidding with bitcoin, a world first at Italian auction
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‘Utatakho’ woman finds out she has four possible fathers
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Final work by US playwright Shepard to be published
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Final work by US playwright Shepard to be published

A final work of fiction by Sam Shepard, the award-winning US playwright who died this summer, is to be published in December, his publishers announced Wednesday.
Canada’s Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies at 53
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Tumisho Masha to appear in court for domestic abuse
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Tumisho Masha to appear in court for domestic abuse

The former Top Billing presenter says he trusts the legal system and whatever course it chooses for him.
Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment
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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal.
The real reason some people become addicted to drugs
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The real reason some people become addicted to drugs

Why do they do it? This is a question that friends and families often ask of those who are addicted.

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