As more artists, musicians, actors, and fans become engaged in activism, virtual reality can be a powerful storytelling tool to boost emotional impact and drive grassroots action. 2017 will be a pivotal year as consumer-grade 360-video live-streaming meets the greatest popular political resistance in the past 50 years. Powerful influencers and everyday users can use amazing tech to inspire, involve, and activate their communities like never before. Join us to explore opportunities for entertainers and activists to provide access and energize fan communities with VR. Includes screening of Holor’s “Women’s March on Washington” VR short.
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