What sends a lavish Chinese wedding over the top? A beta android bridesmaid. The pilot episode of Mechanical Souls, a multi-segmented narrative VR series which fuses high-cinema production with game-story technology, will screen at SXSW 2019’s Virtual Cinema Program. For the first time in VR, Mechanical Souls uses an AI-driven narrative engine to bring each participant a one-of-a-kind viewing experience based on their gaze-interest towards the characters in the story world.
Experience Teek Mach’s GRISAILLE at 2019 Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier Section
Raconteur proudly served as the Sundance PR team for Grisaille, the ambitious two-part mixed reality painting experience by Teek Mach. In this experience using VR, holograms, sound panels and projections, Teek uses the presence of the artist and the viewer to create a collective virtual painting.
Bicoastal Production Company IMPOSTER Launches
“We aim to be a guiding voice for the best creators out there,” say Imposter EP Avtar Khalsa. “We want our directors and future clients to come to us because we’re real people and passionate collaborators, not a company with a logo and an Eames chair.”
JAMM Bridges the Worlds of Gaming & Film with PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Trailer
Scene-propelling VFX create a battle royale-style gaming trailer for the ages. Aiming to translate the excitement of PUBG gameplay onscreen for both existing fans and new viewers, every single shot of the film was touched by JAMM in service of this mission.