Gyeonggi Province and BIFAN to Jointly Hold Global Meetup for VR Content Production
Createdd 2019-07-03 Hit 38
○ NRP meetup, a VR/AR company exchange program in Gyeonggi, to be held at Bucheon Art Bunker B39 on July 1
– Meeting to discuss necessity for global partnership measures to be jointly held with Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
○ Showcase of VR/AR companies supported by Gyeonggi Province to provide business and networking opportunities
Gyeonggi Province and the Gyeonggi Content Agency hosted the third New Reality Partners (NRP) meetup, a global private-public partnership program to cultivate domestic VR/ AR companies, on July 1 at Bucheon Art Bunker B39.
The NRP meetup is a regular exchange program for domestic and foreign VR/AR companies at which they can collectively showcase their work and participate in business meetings.
The third meetup, held in collaboration with the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN), which is presenting a VR session for the first time this year, is expected to offer an enhanced program.
Held in conjunction with the BIFAN’s VR session “Beyond Reality,” this event will feature four VR producers who are active in global markets as invitational speakers.
The four producers are: Antoine Cayrol, who is the co-founder and producer of AtlasV and winner of the Golden VR Award at the 2018 Venice Film Festival for his work, “Spheres”; Estela Valdivieso Chen from Serendipity Films; Kane Lee, content director at Baobob Studio who won Emmy Awards for his short film “Invasion!”; and Nick Boyer, head of global business development for Citylights. They will talk about the necessity for and achievements attained through global collaboration in relation to VR content production as well as their visions for the future.
During the film festival, which runs from June 28 to July 7, the showcasing of NRP companies, which are VR/AR companies supported by Gyeonggi Province, will take place at B39. Of particular note, an exclusive exhibition space for NRP companies will be established on the first floor of B39. There will be a forum at which the VR content of Gyeonggi-based companies will be showcased and domestic and foreign VR experts and audience members can interact with each other.
“This NRP meeting will promote global exchanges among VR/AR experts and invigorate the VR/AR industry ecosystem through linkage with BIFAN. In addition, during #GDF2019, a VR/AR conference for global developers to be held by Gyeonggi Province on July 23, V-tuber, a new VR technology based on virtual avatars, will be showcased. Gyeonggi Province will continue to expand useful programs for VR/AR companies and start-ups,” said an official of Gyeonggi Province.
Gyeonggi Province and the Gyeonggi Content Agency invited HTC VIVE, a global VR device provider, and a VR/AR company from British Columbia, Canada, for the first and second meetups that took place on May 9 and 29, respectively, to promote exchanges among domestic and foreign VR/AR companies.
To apply or for more information, visit the website of Onoffmix (https://onoffmix.com/event/184191). Inquiries can be directed to the Gyeonggi Content Agency Gwanggyo Cluster Center (+82-31-8064-1717).