VRE, Virtual Reality Experience

05.11.2019 - 09.11.2019

VRE, Virtual Reality Experience where Virtuality becomes Reality!

From 5 to 9 November appointment at the former Barracks Guido Reni for the first edition of VRE – Virtual Reality Experience , an international event entirely dedicated to VR / AR / XR : the symbols of technology and immersive language that are changing our future, from science to art, from medicine to music and cinema, from communication to the corporate world. Designed and produced by Iconialab, under the artistic direction of Mariangela Matarozzo – who had already signed the futuristic Mashrome Film Fest – this event – within Videocittà – will invade a section of the pavilions of the former Guido Reni Barracks in a full immersion among new works from all over the world, speeches, meetings, virtual experiences, VR performances.

The works in competition
22 works in competition from the official selections of the major international film festivals, Tribeca Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival with contributions ranging from the United States of America to China, from Korea to Canada, from France to Spain and Italy.

Ample Space for the Experiences: a 360 ° dive between gaming, aesthetic experience and fantastic adventure in which the user is asked to interact, imagine, experiment and play and where the simulation turns into reality.

VRE – Virtual Reality Experience also investigates the impact of VR / AR / XR on performing arts: from theater to music, from electronics to visual arts. In a journey where artistic creativity is obliged to deal with the active interaction of a curious and very new public.

The days of talk on Virtual Reality
Then there is the vast territory of intellectual confrontation with three days of Talk in which we will investigate the impact of Virtual Reality on our experiences and our languages, starting with Storytelling and going on to wonder about new business scenarios and the revolution in the world of medicine and then move into the fields of the arts and the social, to learn how the extended Reality (Xr) can enhance the cultural heritage up to the current topic of Communicating the migration. From Mass Media to VR.

I am part of the scientific committee: Agostino Angeloni President of the Main Partner of VRE Teleconsys, one of the companies most involved in the territories of new multimedia technologies), Simone Arcagni (professor at the University of Palermo and journalist), Valter Casini (CEO, Morris & Consulting ), Joëlle Comé (Director of the Swiss Institute of Rome), Alberto Gallace (Director of the Mybtec at Bicocca), Max Giovagnoli (Visual Arts Coordinator IED Rome), Cecile Levy (screenwriter and researcher at the Norwegian Film School), Giovanna Marinelli (President Q Academy), Antonio Libonati (President of the Youth Association for UNESCO), Claudia Lodesani (President of Medici Senza Frontiere), Lorenzo Montagna (President VRARA),Lorenzo Prencipe (President of the Rome Emigration Study Center of the Scalabrinian Fathers) Nicola Rosa (British Interactive Media Association / Accenture), Marco Testoni (composer and music supervisor), Gaetano Tieri (Director Virtual Reality Lab, Unitelma Sapienza).

Designed and produced by Iconialab, with the support of the Lazio Region and the Municipality of Roma Capitale, it avails itself of the patronage of the MISE, of Unesco | Rome City of Film, of the National Youth Agency, ASI – Italian Space Agency, UNINDUSTRIA, Embassy of the United States of America in Italy, Istituto Svizzero Roma and Goethe. Main Partner of the Teleconsys event. Among the partners also Morris Consulting, RAI CINEMA Channel VR, the Youth Association for UNESCO, the University of Milan Bicocca | MIBETEC, the “Sapienza” University, Link Campus.

Among the main Cultural Partners Rome Video Game Lab, Qacademy, WorldVRForum, VRHam, Turin Short Film Market, Giffoni Hub Innovation, IED, John Cabot University. Media partners: Mashable Italy, Cinecittà News, RomaToday, Cinecorriere, Mymovies, Tutto Digitale, Zero, Film TV, Global Science, Wired. Official RDS Radio | Sound Size Rome.

Free entry.
2.00 pm – 12.00 am
FOR INFO: segreteria@vrefest.com

Location: Ex Caserma Guido Reni, Via Guido Reni, 7, Rome
Date: November 5-9
Cost: Free entry
Info: vrfest.com


Via Guido Reni, 7, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy



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