Positron Visionary Award

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Positron Visionary Award

THE WINGWALKER

Genre: Action/Adventure, Cinematic VR

Format: Video 360°

Language: English

Team: Malvina Martin (Producer) and Max Salomon (Producer)

Runtime: 4 minutes (extended 7-minute version available)

Completed in: February 2017

In this jaw-dropping 360 VR film join airshow performer CAROL PILON out on the wings of a vintage biplane pulling loops in the sky. Carol is one of the last living wingwalkers — one of just a handful of people on Earth who is risking their lives by performing on the wings of airplanes flying 160 mph hundreds of feet above the ground. Have you got what it takes to be a wingwalker?


Player area: Seated, Lean Back

Number of players: Single-player

Built with : Mistika

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LUTAW

Genre: Animation, Family

Format: 360 Stereo Video

Produced by: Oculus (USA), Chibot VR (PH)

Language: No Dialogue

Team: Samantha Quick (Director) and Michaela Holand (Producer)

Runtime: 8 minutes

Completed in: February 2020

This project explores the unique challenges faced by children in island communities in the Philippines who must swim long distances with their school supplies to get an education. Lutaw follows two siblings, Geramy and Isko, as they go about their day on the island of Caohagan. Geramy is a budding inventor determined to develop a better commute for her and her classmates. Accompanied by her rambunctious little brother Isko, Geramy puts her inventions to the test. The film has no dialogue in order to maximize international distribution and raise awareness of this important and far-reaching issue. This 3D animated virtual reality project is made possible by the partnership between Oculus VR for Good program and the Filipino NGO Yellow Boat of Hope.


Play area: Seated, 360 Cinema

Numer of players: Single-player

Built with: Maya 3d

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GRAVITY VR

Genre: Drama, Narrative, Storytelling

Format: 6 DoF, Real time rendered

Produced by: Delirium XR (PE)

Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Team: Fabio Rychter (Writer, Director, Producer)

Runtime: 15 minutes

Completed in: January 2020

GRAVITY VR is an interactive VR short with 15m duration. The story takes place in a surreal world with no ground, everything that exists is forever falling. And the player too. But even though all things are falling at full speed, the general feeling is peaceful. In this world without walls, horizon, up and down orientation, there is no vertigo or fear, The general feeling is that you are floating in zero gravity. At this place you meet our main characters: Osorio and Benedito, two old brothers living in a surprising normality. There ́s no adrenaline in their lives, just a lonely and slow routine. But things start changing when Osorio looks down and finds a far away and mysterious dot that grows every day.


Play area: Seated

Number of players: Single players

Built with: Unreal

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THE GREAT C VR

Genre: Science-fiction, Thriller

Format: 6 DoF, At Home, For LBE, Real time rendered

Produced by: Secret Location (CA), Electric Shepherd productions (USA)

Language: English

Team: Michael Masukawa (Co-producer), Luke Van Osch (Producer), Steve Miller (Director), Stephen Bosco (Art Director)

Runtime: 37 minutes

Completed in: October 2018

Based on the short story by American sci-fi author Philip K. Dick ( The Man in the High Castle , Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – the inspiration behind Blade Runner ), The Great C is a cinematic virtual reality narrative set in the aftermath of an apocalyptic event. Years after a catastrophic incident, a powerful AI-driven supercomputer called the Great C rules over the remnants of humanity. Each year a nearby village is forced to send a young person on a pilgrimage to “report” to the Great C – a journey from which no one ever returns.


Play area: Seated, Single User, Living Room Setup

Number of players: Single User, Individual Experience

Built with: Unreal, Maya 3d, Blender, Wwise, Cinema4d, Substance, Oculus Rift, Vive

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TUTANKHAMUN: ENTER THE TOMB

Genre: Educational

Format: 6 DoF seated in Positron Chair

Produced by: CITYLIGHTS (USA), The Third Foor (USA), Experius (USA), Simulated Ventures (USA)

Language: English

Team: Joel Newton (Director, Producer), Nicholas Boyer (Executive Producer), David Ganek (Executive Producer), Andrew Hendricks (Executive Producer), Elliot Mizroch (Producer), Ian Donahue (Producer), Chadwick Turner (Producer), Garland Hunt Jr. (Producer, Casting Director), Hugh Bonneville (Narrator), Gabriel Gavigan (Writer), Bart Gavigan (Writer), Rob Garza (Original Score)

Runtime: 8 minutes

Completed in: November 2019

The pioneering VR Creative Studio CityLights brings you into the tomb of Tutankhamen, undiscovered and untouched since the young king’s mysterious death. With a photo realistic recreation of the tomb’s genuine artifacts as discovered a hundred years ago, viewers explore the ancient rooms that tell of Tut’s life, death, and journey through Egyptian afterlife


Play Area: Positron Chair

Number of players: Single-player

Built with: Unreal

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EVEREST VR

Genre: Action/Adventure, Documentary, Sports

Format: 360 Stereo Video

Produced by: Jonathan Griffith Productions (UK, FR), Oculus (US)

Language: English

Team: Jonathan Griffith (Producer)

Runtime: 40 minutes

Completed in: January 2020

Everest VR is a three part series that takes you from the heart of the European Alps all the way to the summit of Everest itself. The series follows Sherpa Tenji and Jonathan Griffith as they attempt to finish off their friend’s last climb on Everest, something that had never been done before.


Play area: Standing

Number of players: Cinema 360

Built with: Z Cam V1 Pro, Google Jump