Fear is in the Hands of the Creator: Horror in VR

Recording: Fear is in the Hands of the Creator: Horror in VR, Mar 13, 2018

Horror has found an appropriately chilling home in VR, allowing creators and Hollywood studios to capture audiences with mind-bending content. But streaming horror films to headsets isn’t enough, VR creators rely on blatant to subtle tactics, creating anxiety-inducing environments from which the brain’s convinced there’s no return. Expert panelists discuss innovative storytelling strategies for horror-based VR and explore the ethics of developing content deemed too terrifying for consumption.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner