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About VR: The Movie

VR: The Movie is the first ever in-depth documentary film about Virtual Reality (VR).

Featuring interviews with leading VR pioneers, designers, scientists, engineers, and visionaries, VR: The Movie provides a compelling picture of VR technology and how it developed from its inception in the mid-1900’s to its current iteration.

Ultimately, the film touches on the many facets of this revolutionary technology and how it might forever change the way we live.

About VR: The Movie

VR: The Movie is the first ever in-depth documentary film about Virtual Reality (VR).

Featuring interviews with leading VR pioneers, designers, scientists, engineers, and visionaries, VR: The Movie provides a compelling picture of VR technology and how it developed from its inception in the mid-1900’s to its current iteration.

Ultimately, the film touches on the many facets of this revolutionary technology and how it might forever change the way we live.

Road to Release

An idea is born
Cut to Create began work on the Kickstarter for the Virtuix Omni, which would be the inspiration for the film.
Production is completed
The filming process will be completed and we will begin work on editing and refining the film.
Festival Submissions
VR: The Movie will be submitted to various film festivals for consideration, including Sundance and SXSW.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Production begins
Principal photography and interviews are conducted with experts in the VR field.
Post-Production is completed
The film is completely edited and ready for festival submissions. Now we begin preparations for distribution as well.
VR: The Movie is released
If fundraising goals are met, the film will be completely ready for release in early 2017.
FUNDRAISING GOAL Raised: $7,000 Goal: $50,000

Interviews Conducted

Andy Beall, CEO at WorldViz

Bruce Damer, Principal Scientist at DigitalSpace

Carolina Cruz-Neira, Co-Inventor of the CAVE automatic virtual environment

Marine Corps Veteran Chris Merkle

Cosmo Scharf, Founder of VRLA

Galen Brandt

Greg Panos, VR Evangelist, Inventor, Mentor

Henry Fuchs, Professor of Computer Science UNC

Jack Loomis, UCSB Department of Psychology

Jacki Morie, Founder and Chief Scientist of All These Worlds

Jason Jerald, Founder of NextGen interactions

Jim Blascovich, Co-Author of Infinite Reality

Jonnie Ross, Co-Founder of VRLA and Visionary VR

Prof. Ken Perlin, Founding Director of the Media Research Lab at NYU

Lance Lowesberg, Chief Executive Producer at BigLook360

Linda Jacobson, East Bay Virtual Reality Alliance

Prof. Mark Bolas, Director for Mixed Reality Research

Mary Whitton, Renaissance Computing Institute

Michael Heim, Author of The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Nonny De La Peña, Godmother of Virtual Reality

Peter Schlueer, President at WorldViz

Dr. Richard Satava, Pioneer of VR Surgery

Prof. Scott Fisher, Founding Chair of the Interactive Media Division at USC School of Cinematic Arts

Prof. Skip Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality at USC

Thomas DeFanti, Professor of Computer Science UIC

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zach

After receiving a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder Film School, Zach worked as an editor and producer for video production companies in Boulder, Aspen, and Los Angeles.
In 2011, Zach moved to Houston to start Cut To Create, a full service media production company. Since inception Cut To Create has produced a wide variety of engaging content and is the production company behind the video for the successful Kickstarter campaign for the Virtuix Omni.
Zach produced, directed, and edited the award winning short documentaries: “Tourette Syndrome: Up Close” and “The Astronaut’s Secret”.
Company website: www.cuttocreate.com

Zach Jankovic
Director and Co-Producer
daniel

Daniel Jankovic is the founder and CEO of Jankovic Productions , a Los Angeles based video production company that produces corporate and cause-driven videos.
Since graduating from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2002, Daniel’s award winning videos have been seen in a variety of fund- raising events including galas for American Diabetes Association, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Jewish Family Service, and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.
When Daniel is not producing videos, he enjoys document- ing his three children, running half marathons, and playing guitar in a small band.
Company website: www.jankovicproductions.com

Daniel Jankovic
Co-Producer

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