Eurotour 2017
Russian VR Seasons
During November - December 2017 movies of Russian VR Seasons program took part in four European festivals: "Listopad", "Russian Film Week in London", "Sputnik nad Polska", International Film Festival "2ANNAS" in Riga. The main program included films of Russian filmmakers, highly appreciated by viewers and international platforms
6-7.11
VR Day at "Listapad"
In Minsk Russian VR Seasons became guests of VR Day which was held as a part of International Film Festival "Listapad" and presented some Russian VR movies: "Lake Baikal: The Science and Spirituality of Extreme Water", "Spacewalker VR", "Hermitage VR", "Between Petrov and Vodkin" и "Out of Body"
Site: http://vircinema.by/
12.11
"Sputnik nad Polska"
The next point was "Sputnik nad Polska". The program was presented at the Warsaw cinema "Kino Luna" on the 12th of November. All the day visitors of the festival watched Russian animation, documentary and feature VR films
Site: http://www.sputnikfestiwal.pl/2017/vr-ru
19-26.11
"Russian Film Week in London"
In London VR screenings were held during 8 days at different places: besides Open (Science Museum) and Closing Ceremonies (BFI Southbank), regular VR zone for 15 Gear VRs was placed at "Waterstones" - the biggest bookshop in London. Temporary zones for 5 Gear VRs were opened in Rossotrudnichestvo - Russia in the United Kingdom as a part of "The Industrial Day", at the Embassy of the Russian Federation and at the cinema BFI Southbank
Site: http://www.russianfilmweek.org/programme-2017_events.html
1-2.12
International Film Festival "2ANNAS" in Riga
Russian VR films as well as foreign ones from France, USA, Germany and Belorussia were presented at "2AnnasIFF" in Riga
Site: http://www.2annas.lv/en/virtual-reality/virtual-reality-shorts/
Russian films
"The Story of one Jester"
6 min. 6 sec, fiction, Russia
Director: Alexey Bystritskiy
Scriptwriter, producer: Alexey Likhnitsky
The movie concerns unknown details of the last day of the most famous royal jester.
"The Family Circle"
3 min. 20 sec, fiction, Russia
Director: Linara Bagautdinova
Author of the idea, producer: Valentin Rogatin

The relationship of four different families in the period of some years.
"Out of body"
Fiction, 12 min, Russia
Script and director: Maxim Nikonov

An ingenious scientist carries out a dangerous experiment to prove the theory of life after death. During the experiment, he must die so that his spirit leaves the body and then return back, but everything goes not according to plan, and the scientist is forced to fight for the opportunity to return to life.
"VRability"
6 min. 23 sec., documentary, Russia, 2016
Director: Georgy Molodtsov
Producers: Georgy Molodtsov, Stanislav Kolesnik, Dmitry Agutin
Maxim Kiselev is the only professional figure ice wheelchair skater. In this experience you'll be able to learn, what does it mean to ice skating on a wheelchair and be both an audience and a participant of this performance thanks to Virtual Reality 360° technology.
"The spacewalker VR"
4 min. 22 sec., animation, Russia, 2017
Director: Alexander Gorokhov
Production: CGF Studio, Bazelevs

VR short film lets you experience the first human walking in space. The film immerses audiences in the experience of Leonov and his fellow cosmonaut Pavel Belyaev during their flight on the Voshod-2 on March 18-19, 1965.
"Lake Baikal: The Science and Spirituality of Extreme Water"
7 min. 22 sec., documentary (360 3D), USA, Russia, 2016
Directors: Michael Owen, Georgy Molodtsov

Cinematic virtual reality will transport viewers to Lake Baikal in Siberia during winter 2016 and introduce them to the dramatic landscapes and the local customs and spiritual traditions of people who live around the oldest, deepest and most voluminous body of fresh water on Earth – 20% of all the liquid fresh water on our planet.
"Between Petrov and Vodkin"
3 min. 40 sec, animation, Russia, 2017
Directors: Denis Semionov, Natalia Severina

The first part of the immersive trilogy "Cultural revolution" focuses on the year of 1912. Through the history of one painting, the VR-movie tells about the highlights of that year, which have taken place on the cultural scene of the Russian Empire. Thanks to new technologies in cinema production, a viewer gets an opportunity to find himself in retro footage of the pre-revolutionary Russia and then to immerse into the most prominent picture of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin "Bathing of a red horse".
"Space 360"
07:45 min, animation, Russia
RT
RT continues with its special series of panoramic videos from space. This time, cosmonaut Andrey Borisenko will show you a module called 'Cupola', from which the inhabitants of the International Space Station can observe the Earth.
"Hermitage. VR Experience"
15 min, documentary, Russia, 2017
Director: Michail Antykov
VR tour through the history of the Hermitage with Konstantin Khabensky.
"RT. Revolution 360"
Feature, Russia
RT
The eight videos, each lasting several minutes and featuring prominent Russian performers in key roles, places the viewer in the middle of dramatic scenes as they unfold in real time, and thanks to the panoramic format, those watching can turn their heads and train their eyes to whatever captures their interest.
"OmNom. Stories Unexpected Guest"
Animation, 2:20 min, Russia
Om Nom
An unexpected guest arrives in the box right to Om Nom's doorstep. Who it might be?..
"Kamchatka VR"
Documentary, Russia, 2016
Director: Dmitry Terem
Amazing Kamchatka - snowboarding, nature and adventure
"My North Pole VR"
Documentary, Russia, 2016
Director: Olesya Kustova
You will see polar bears in their natural habitat, hear the thunder of century-old ice cracking beneath the hull, soar over the silent icy desert by helicopter, and feel all the power and, the same time, the fragility of the Arctic.
foreign films
"Here And There"
Fiction, 12 min, documentary, Belarus
Director: Kirill Galitsky
The movie is about an author who lives among barricades of books and magazines. He is searching for the right story but should overcome the resistence of his characters and daily routine in the person of his importunate wife. The scene is laid in two worlds: the world of author and the world of his novel. And it seems that the door between them isn't closed.
"Longing for Wilderness"
Animation, 3 min, Germany
Director: Marc Zimmermann
"Longing for Wilderness" features a virtual ride taking you from the dull noisy city through the slowly transforming forest towards a calm and airy wide landscape. The goal is to express our innate longing to experience nature in its rawest forms – something that is becoming an increasingly rare opportunity these days
"Gladiators In The Roman Colosseum"
Documentary, 9:40, Germany
Director: Jörg Courtial

Rome: 80 AD. You are standing in the arena of the extravagantly decorated Colosseum surrounded by 50,000 cheering spectators. You witness a bitter fight between two gladiators directly in front of you. This is a fight to the death: you are in the middle of it.
"Sergeant James"
Virtual arcade, 7 min, France
Director: Alexandre Perez

It's Leo's bedtime, but he thinks there is something under his bed. Is it just the harmless imagination of a young boy, or something more sinister? Is it…you? From director Alexandre Perez, Sergeant James recaptures the innocence of youth, the wonder of the unknown, the folly of fear and the terrifying possibility that things are far creepier than they seem.
"Invasion"
Animation, 6 min, USA
Director: Eric
Darnell
From the Director of Madagascar comes an enchanting new VR experience Invasion! Immerse yourself in this tale of aliens trying to take over the planet. They're thwarted by the Earth's meekest and most adorable creatures – 2 fluffy white bunnies - and you are one of them.
"Under a Cracked Sky"
Documentary, 9:47 min.
The New York Times
Dive under Antarctic sea ice into some of the clearest water on Earth.
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