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SXSW Film Review: Oculus VR for Good Creators Lab
Cultivating empathy through immersive film shorts
"...Much of the excitement surrounding VR film lies with its novelty to entertain, but the..."

March 14, 2018 SXSW Post by Beth Sullivan

SXSW Panel Recap: Immerse Yourself: AR & VR in Museums and the Arts
An odd juxtaposition of VR experience and expert panel
"...I attended the "Immerse Yourself: AR and VR in Museums and the Arts" panel at SXSW on..."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Interactive: New York Times VR
The venerable publication looks to the future in virtual reality
"...York Times held a coming out party for NYT VR, an immersive medium that bridges the gap between traditional..."

March 12, 2016 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW VR Review: RONE
Architectural decay becomes a street-artist canvas you can navigate
"...This is director Lester Francois’ documentary of the Australian street artist RONE, a man who..."

March 15, 2018 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Documentary Uses Virtual Reality to Explore East Austin Gentrification
Technology and social justice come together in Latinitas' film
"...on the Eastside. Latinx Culture in East Austin, a VR documentary project produced and directed by a determined group..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Feature by Mae Hamilton

Making VR Look Good
Local personalities show you how to rock those awkward headsets
"...this year. Even if you don't attend the three-day VR/AR track at SXSW Interactive, every brand is pimping an..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...films, and it's bringing a whole pack of shorts, VR projects, extra titles, and the eagerly awaited Midnighters...."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest First Wave Announced
Miss Peregrine, Phantasm: Ravager, and more
"...films, with peculiar children, a deep trip to India, VR craziness, and the return of the Tall Man...."

Aug. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cine Las Americas Explores the Global Faces of Latino and Indigenous Cinema
Not just the border
"...for A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas), a documentary drawing parallels between three seminal moments in popular political..."

April 27, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...The immersive world of VR also gets its biggest IRL presence at SX ever,..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...Jeté Laurence, Hugo Lavoie, Lucas Lavoie and John Lithgow. DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Releases First Wave of Panels
The Mr. Robot crew are back
"...Documentary to DocuSeries and Beyond (Organized by: Elsa Ramo /..."

Oct. 20, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

SXSW 2019 Announces Art Programs
Seven installations and conference sessions on art scheduled
"...Art Related Sessions Creating Contemporary Art in Virtual Reality (VR/AR/MR) Tue., March 12, 12:30pm, Salons 1-2 The Art Of..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Meow Wolf Pounces Into the SXSW Fray
The Santa Fe-based art collective debuts newest creation and new film
"...First, it's coming to SXSW – via the documentary film Meow Wolf: Origin Story, and the virtual reality..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Announces Closing Night Film and More
Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal fight for their Life
"...of obsolescence,” and “The People’s House,” which promises a VR tour of the White House (though, lets face it,..."

Feb. 22, 2017 Screens Post by Dougie Gerrard

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster
A$AP Rocky, Olivia Wilde, and the Fonz all join conference
"...(running March 8-17), including Shirley Manson of Garbage and VR film pioneer Jessica Brillhart, plus an ever-growing list of..."

Jan. 15, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tom Gimbel Takes Austin City Limits Global
Sky’s the limit for the ACL brand
"...episodes of ACL this past spring, while Google and SubVRsive partnered to produce the VR series ACL Backstage...."

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

How Rooster Teeth Became an Online Phenomenon
9.5 million YouTube subscribers can’t be wrong
"...taken an opportunity to look back, even filming a documentary, Why We're Here (the title a spoof on a..."

May 11, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ernest Cline: Kings of the Nerds
Austin author adapts his Spielberg homage Ready Player One with Spielberg himself
"...vertical slums called the Stacks, seek solace in the VR paradise of the Oasis, Cline's 2011 novel is drenched..."

March 30, 2018 Screens Feature by Moisés Chiullán

DVDanger: Death Race 2050
Plus jungle Sacrifice! and street punk Parasites
"...2007's Frank and Cindy. A bizarre hybrid family history/music documentary, Echternkamp actually remade the story of his Eighties pop-rock..."

Feb. 4, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Monkey Town 6: It’s Somewhere You Definitely Want To Be
Montgomery Knott’s multimedia pop-up rewards all your senses
"...And never mind any of that VR shit right now, anyway. This is still just 2016,..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Screens Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Screen Shots
A miscellany of film news and events
"...the archive of UT Radio-Television-Film department chair and award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Stekler. Stekler has been documenting the landscape..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Screens Column by Josh Kupecki

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