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Summer Cinematic VR Challenge 2016
Seattle, WA
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Summer Cinematic VR Challenge 2016
Notice: Previous Cinematic VR Challenge attendees will be emailed a special discount codes.

In 48 hours, we will be experimenting on ways to make a movie that suspends the feeling of disbelief and gives audiences presence. Strangers and friends will split into multiple teams, and each teams explores this new field to create 5 minutes worth of 360 and virtual reality film.

This is our Summer 2016 VR event, and the theme will be "relaxation, inner peace, leisure, and introspection." Lets create content on how we observe and analyze different forms of peace, from within and the environment.

We want to see what creativity and influence you can put out into the world using Virtual Reality as a medium. To help set up the ambience and mood to stimulate some creative flow, we picked a spot that is unique, quiet (close to Discovery Park), comes equipped with a pond, hot tub, and a hammock.

Virtual Reality renaissance is here, but there are no set standard operating procedures in this unexplored frontier. Be a part of finding out how Virtual Reality is used to create visual and audio narratives!

If you're new to VR, don't feel intimidated! None of us has harnessed the full potential of this medium yet and we want to collectively share ideas/experiences. Come with your ideas, your skills, and your hard work. This event is as much about meeting new friends as it is about creating something awesome together!  

For this challenge we will have a 360 camera for each team and a HTC Vive to demo. Pro tools recording system available.

6:00 pm Meet and greet
7:00 pm Kick off and team formation
8:00 pm Skill share

Continue working and workshops

7:00pm Submission deadline
7:30pm Food
8:00pm Demonstrations

Disclosure: We will be documenting this event through photography/film and use the content to promote future cinematic VR events. If we're about to take a photo of you and you want to opt out, please let us know! We will respect your privacy and accommodate your needs!

Rules of conduct:
- Treat shooting locations and event spaces with the utmost respect.
- Aside from personal challenges, we will all be moving, cleaning, and helping each other.
- Respect each other!!! (If someone is making you feel uncomfortable, reach out to an organizer. We care.)
- We strive to create a safe environment, but we are not responsible for your personal belongings.


Is the location open over night:

Will there be food:
Yes! We will provide food. Alternatively, there are some restaurants nearby.

Direction and Parking:
Direction and parking locations will be provided once you register.
The venue is surrounded by free street parking. Pay attention to the signs of where you park.

Each team member of a project owns their own IP and collectively owns the final result of the project. They can then opt to license it to non project participants under a Creative Commons NC-SA-BY license, to empower others to share it with their friends, remix it, download it, whatever, as long as they're not making a commercial profit from your work.

Disabilities Assistance:
Contact SIXR@Studivo.com  
We are glad to help.

Is Cinematic VR Really Virtual Reality?
You are welcome to form your own opinion after doing research and here's a good start:

What is Northwest VR Community (https://www.facebook.com/groups/NWVRCommunity/)?
Members of Northwest VR Community self organized building a flourishing VR ecosystem that support each other and define it organically. We are leading the VR renaissance, and we're not only riding the wave of change but also becoming the wave maker. There is one rule here: be awesome to each other!

This event is part of ongoing process leading toward International Cinematic VR (ICVR) Festival next year. This festival will feature curated contents from other parts of the world as well as locally.


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Seattle, WA 98199
United States



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Non-Smoking: Yes!


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