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Food Fight

Artist: Pinnguac
Designed by Pinnguaq (meaning “play” in Inuktitut), this playful VR experience allows users to take a stand against big food while surrounded by angry chefs. There is no margarine for error, bring on the grapes of wrath!
platform:
Oculus Rift
World Premiere
 
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Lost

Artist: Saschka Unseld & Oculus Story Studio
From the director of Pixar’s The Blue Umbrella, this piece allows visitors to experience the wonder of an unexpected encounter in a magical forest, created by Oculus Story Studio.
platform:
Oculus Rift
 
 
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Seances

Artist: Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and the National Film Board of Canada
Conceived by Guy Maddin, Evan and Galen Johnson, and produced by NFB Digital Studio, Seances presents a new way of experiencing film narrative, framed through the lens of loss. In a technical feat of data-drive cinematic storytelling, films are dynamically assembled in never-to-be repeated configurations.
platform:
Custom VR experience
 
 
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The Turning Forest

Artist: Oscar Raby
Created by award-winning multimedia artists Oscar Raby, this piece is a sound based real-time CGI VR experience. Audiences are invited into a magical space of imagination, where rustling leaves are also the footsteps of something familiar, yet strange.
platform:
Custom VR Experience
 
 

...AND MANY MORE TO COME

Frequently Asked Questions

Friday August 19
12pm – 8pm

Saturday August 20
12pm – 6pm

Sunday August 21
12pm – 8pm

PRICE
$23.75 / $16 for TIFF members
Timed entry begins every two hours and lasts two hours. For ages 13+.
PRO TIP: You may not be able to experience every VR installation during the two-hour window, so if there's something you're eager to try, go there first!
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POPx

Explore the POP03 installation from 6–8 PM, and then hear from VR creators, storytellers and filmmakers in a panel discussion starting at 8PM. Party with us—and the speakers—afterwards!

Saturday August 20 
6pm – 10pm
PRICE
$36 / $30 for TIFF members
 

POPx (Speakers Only)

Only looking to join us for the Speaker Session at 8pm (and the party afterwards)? This is the ticket for you.

Saturday August 20
8pm – 10pm
PRICE
$23.75 / $16 for TIFF members

 

POPx Speakers

Speakers Coming Soon

 

CO-CURATOR FOR SUMMER POP

 
 
Henry Faber
VR Consultant
Henry Faber is a consultant focused on fostering creative, inclusive, collaborative communities of artists.

As a founder of award-winning agency Bento Box Projects, Faber has over 20 years of experience in design and product execution for clients in the film, TV and entertainment industries, turning great ideas into successful businesses. He has programmed and curated content for international games festival IndieCade; the videogame arts fair Bit Bazaar; and the VRcade (2014) and Panelscapes (2015) exhibitions, working with collaborators in comics, games and visual art. His newest venture, New Tropics, develops accessible content and technology with a host of cross-disciplinary artists.

In 2011, Faber co-founded Gamma Space Collaborative Studio, a not-for-profit coworking and event space for independent artists working in screen-based media. He has worked with dozens of videogame studios and small teams, producing several titles released on Steam, Apple, PlayStation and Xbox platforms.
Special Thanks:
Dames Making Games
Funktronic Labs
Henry Faber, New Tropics/Gamma Space Collaborative Studio
Josh Randall
 
Equipment generously provided by:
SubPac
Quickplay
ADM
HTC Vive
Sony
Samsung
Oculus