Update: The film mixer featuring Headcase VR co-founder Lucas Foster has been cancelled. Foster could not attend because of an illness, according to the Sarasota County Film and Entertainment Office.
Will the films of tomorrow feel more like a visit to Star Trek’s holodeck? What once seemed a possibility only within the realm of science fiction now seems close to reality with technology like Oculus Rift on the market. Now, the question may be whether the makers of art are prepared to work in an immersive world. Jeanne Corcoran, director of the Sarasota County Film and Entertainment Office, wants to ensure filmmakers on the Suncoast have the knowledge they need regarding virtual reality. “This is the latest and greatest breakthrough in filming techniques,” Corcoran said. Continue reading Film Commission to focus on virtual reality at next mixer