OffPlanet VR #5: Explore Berkeley’s VR demo scene at NextSpace Friday April 7th, 6-9pm

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Try Snow Angel VR This Friday at NextSpace

Quirkeley presents the 5th OffPlanet VR demo mixer in Downtown Berkeley

Re-frame your reality and explore the latest experiences on Oculus Rift, Gear VR, and HTC Vive. Hear from local filmmakers, designers and industry pioneers who are breaking new ground in the rapidly evolving VR industry and learn what it takes to produce content beyond gaming. And have fun trying new games too!

Eventbrite - OffPlanet VR #5

FREE Google cardboard viewers for the first 50 attendees, courtesty of Kunze Productions!


DEMOS

Berkeley Premiere of UTURN by Native VR – Creative Director/Executive Producer NATHALIE MATHE will talk about 360/VR production at 8pm.

What happens when a young female coder joins a male-dominated floundering startup that’s deep in an identity crisis?

With a comedic twist, UTURN is an immersive live-action VR series where you get to experience both sides of the gender divide.

A 360 video Virtual Reality comedy series offering full immersion into the daily life of a woman working in tech. At any time during the story, the viewer chooses which point of view to follow: a female coder or her male boss. It’s like editing your own version of the story. We aim to raise engagement towards gender diversity through this inclusive and fun VR experience. 


SNOW ANGEL VR – Debut album experience for Gear VR

Rainbow Rocker Gabby La La and Director Siciliana Trevino joined forces to create their first music video app. Embark on a flower-powered trip through 4 songs from Snow Angel’s debut album available on bandcamp. Thanks to our Kickstarter backers for bringing our first 360 videos to life!


MORE EQUAL STUDIOS – Project Ather

works with Vive and Rift to bring you the latest earth shattering player vs player combat. Master all the elements through immersive gameplay! Abilities are tied to gestures rather than buttons, inspiring a wholesome VR experience. We are a team from UC Berkeley passionate about immersive VR experiences. As the project matured, we brought on new team members to create our own art assets and music. We look forward to hearing your feedback!


 KUNZE PRODUCTIONS + ACADEMY OF ART

Award-winning 360 filmmaker and Academy of Art instructor Kevin Kunze will take us through the recent history of VR cameras, and have demos from the Academy’s first 360 video class.


THE VIRTUAL RAVE

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Dive into underground electronic music from San Francisco to Havana. Experience Ascendant Sun, a new experience produced by Kevin Kunze and Fifer Garbesi, flying above firedancers on the California Coast with music from DISSØLV complete with booming haptic’s from Subpac.


OCULUS RIFT new releases and games including – Mission:ISS

Created in collaboration with NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency, this true-to-life simulation lets you explore space and experience the sensation of microgravity in VR.


 GEOPOGO

We create and host models that deliver immersive 3D experiences tied to real-world locations. Our team of architects, software engineers, and 3D animators from Pixar, DreamWorks, and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is building virtual models of exterior and interior spaces to engage users in this immersive new way, at scales ranging from individual buildings to entire cities. We aim to be the platform of choice for people to explore the world, engage in e-commerce, and connect with others in virtual space.


THERAPY OS

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app prototype for childeren with autism made with InstaVR


VR PRODUCTION TALKS in the Moosewood Conference Room

  • 7pm VR apps made easy with InstaVR, Siciliana Trevino, Quirkeley and Ripley Clipse, Therapy OS
  • 7:30 pm 360 camera review and live-streaming with award-winning filmmaker Kevin Kunze
  • 8 pm U-Turn Creative Director/Executive Producer NATHALIE MATHE

Eventbrite - OffPlanet VR #5


Drinks and refreshments sponsored by Quirkeley and the VR/AR Assocition.

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the virtual reality and augmented reality ecosystems. It accelerates growth, fosters education, helps develop industry standards and connects member organizations. The SF chapter of VRARA brings this mission to the geographic epicenter of VR and AR.

Additional support from the East Bay Virtual Reality Alliance


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