Cannes XR 2019 – Full program & panels

Cannes XR 2019 – Full program & panels

XR is getting a new place to talk at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival with Cannes XR, and especially at the Marché du Film where Cannes NEXT is already in love with VR and more tech for the entertainment industry. This year, it’s a full 6-days of screenings and panels around the future of immersive.

Where storytelling meets immersive technologies.

Over 6 days, Cannes XR introduces an exciting new dimension in the Festival de Cannes program, bringing together artists, producers, investors, festival programmers and tech leaders that are exploring new forms of immersive storytelling, for a multitude of networking, financing and distribution opportunities with XR international industry players.

It’s a unique opportunity for Festival and Marché professionals alike to discover the latest XR (Extended Reality, covering Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality…) technologies, the finest immersive works and to capture XR challenges throughout the film community (…)

Cannes XR
Link to the program (.pdf)

Tuesday, 14

Ushering in the era of next generation Immersive Cinema: Where Storytelling meets technology / Speaker : Ravi VELHAL, Intel Corporation, USA (link)

Immersive Experience Technologies for XR Industry / Speaker : Amit CHOPRA, Iconic Engine, USA (link)

Cannes XR, Keynote Speech – Immersive Entertainment: Taking story-telling to the next dimension / Speaker : Alvin WANG GRAYLIN, HTC, China (link)

Wednesday, 15

Cannes XR HUB – The Holy City World Premiere (link)

The LBE Landscape: LBE 101 / Speaker : Brad SCOGGIN, SpringboardVR, United States (link)

Creating VR Experiences for Location-Based VR / Speakers : Will STACKABLE, SprinboardVR, United States, Kane LEE, Baobab Studios, United States, Antoine CAYROL, Atlas V, France, Danilo MAURO SILVA, Experlus VR, United Stated & Jenna SEIDEN, Zambezi Partner, United States (link)

Cannes XR Hub – Immersify – Challenges for immersive content production in 8K and beyond (link)

The Business Model for LBE Narrative VR / Speakers : Siqi CHEN, Sandbox VR, Hong Kong, Liz ROSENTHAL, Venice Film Festival, Italy, Antoine CARDON, DVgroup, France & Moderator : Will STACKABLE, SpringboardVR, United States (link)

Kaleidoscope’s Development Showcase (link) – LBE FOCUSED SHOWCASE

  • CORPUS MISTY
  • COSMOS WITHIN US
  • END OF NIGHT
  • THE MISSING BODY EPISODE 1
  • THE REDEMPTION OF MARIE ANTOINETTE (PILOT)
  • WELCOME TO THE SAVOY

Thursday, 16

Asian New Waves in XR Content / Jay KIM, BIFAN, Eddie LOU, Sandman Studios/Sandbox Immersive Festival, Grace LEE, Kaohsiung Film Archive & Moderator : Lin CHE, SandBox Immersive Festival/ Beijing International Film Festival (link)

Virtual Reality – Expectation and Challenge / Speaker : Jingfei CUIN, Beijing Vision Engine Co.Ltd (link)

Cannes XR Hub – HTC VIVE ORIGINALS ‘5×1’ VR Film Premiere Event (link)

France-Taiwan VR Co-productions: The Case of Mechanical Souls / Speakers François KLEIN, Digital Rise, France, Estela VALDIVIESO CHEN, Serendipity Films, Taiwan, Grace LEE, Kaohsiung VR Film Lab, Taiwan & Moderator : Aurélien DIRLER, French Office in Taipei, France (link)

XR Ecosystem in Chinese Market / Speakers : Jingfei CUI, Beijing Vision Engine Co. Ltd., Eddie LOU, Sandman Studios/Sandbox Immersive Festival, Gianluigi PERONNE, Polyhedron VR Studio/Immersive China, Jong MIN KIM, BIFAN VR Section & Moderator : Lin CHE, Sandbox Immersive Festival/Beijing International Film Festival (link)

Friday, 17

Winston Baker’s Immersive Summit in Partnership with Marché du Film Cannes XR (link)

New Model for Funding Art & Entertainment Projects / Speaker : René PINNELL, Kaleidoscope, USA (link)

Cannes XR Hub – Tribeca Immersive @ Cannes XR (link)

Legal insights on XR / Speakers : Karine RIAHI, Spring Legal, France & Julien BRUNET, Spring Legal, France (link)

Partnership options for distributing and financing cinematic VR / Speakers :
Maria RAKUSANOVA, HTC Vive, UK, Jimmy CHEN, Iconic Engine, USA, Nira BOZKURT, Amiluxfilm, Austria & Moderator : Gerda LEOPOLD, Amiluxfilm, Austria (link)

Cannes XR Hub – Common Codes > Connecting the XR Communities from Quebec and Canada with the French-speaking global community and Beyond. (link)

Kaleidoscope’s Development Showcase (link) – 360 FOCUSED SHOWCASE

  • BETA AQUARII
  • FIGHT BACK
  • FUTURE DIARIES
  • HOMINIDAE
  • KUSUNDA
  • MY ONLY WAY OUT
  • NÉPHÉLÉ
  • THE HANGMAN AT HOME
  • THE MASK
  • WAYS TO SCHOOL

Saturday, 18

Getting Real: Powering entertainment production with the latest game engine technology and visualisation techniques / Speakers : Kaya JABAR, Senior Virtual Production Supervisor at The Third Floor, UK, Kingsley COOK, Ncam Technologies Ltd., UK & Moderator : Alistair THOMPSON, Head of Innovation Lab London, Epic Games (link)

Immersive Volumetric Production: Breaking the Forth Wall / Speakers : Diego PRILUSKY, Intel Corporation, USA & Ravi VELHAL, Intel Corporation, USA (link)

Volumetric capture and imaging: The emerging tool for filmmaking and immersive storytelling / Speakers : Jim CHABIN, The Advanced Imaging Society, USA, Matthieu LABEAU, Starbreeze, Belgium, Richard BROADBRIDGE, 4DVIews, France, Rodrigo CERQUERIA, Panogramma, USA & Moderator : Jacques VERLY, XR4ALL, Belgium (link)

Cannes XR Hub – ARTE, the European culture channel and a pioneer in the field of virtual reality (link)

Sunday, 19

Fusion of Worlds: Discovering AR Storytelling / Speakers : Lucas RIZZOTTO, Director, – US, Emilie JOLY, Apelab, – Switzerland, Amaury LA BURTHE, Novelab, – France & Moderator : Michel REILHAC, Submarine Channel / Venice VR, France (link)

Blocker, using augmented reality to gets the job done faster / Speaker : Philippe LEWICKI, AfterNow, USA (link)

Augmenting stories with sound rather than images / Speakers :
François FRIPIAT, Demute, Belgium & Louis CACCIUTTOLO, VRrOOm (link)

Garage Stories – Filmmaking & Innovation / Speakers : Marta ORDEIG, Garage Stories (link)

Cannes Xr Hub – Social Impact of VR (link)

Kaleidoscope’s Development Showcase (link) – AR / MR FOCUSED SHOWCASE

  • FLOATING REALITIES – A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM IN VIRTUAL REALITY
  • MINIMUM MASS
  • PAPER DOLL ORIGAMI
  • SHERLOCK HOLMES AR
  • SOLASTALGIA

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