For the first time ever Russian VR films were presented at Cannes.
A programme of Russian short VR films "Russian VR Seasons" ("Les VR Saisons Russes") was held at the 70th International Cannes Film Festival. The demonstration was held on May 21st at the NEXT Innovations Hub at Marche du Film. Films from the Russian and other programmes were presented at the specially equipped theater, which will allowed the audience to enjoy simultaneous watching in over 30 Gear VR helmets.
The VR Section was introduced in Cannes in 2016, as a part of the NEXT programme. In 2017 the NEXT Innovation Hub includes four sections: VR cinema, VR library, discussion and exhibition areas.