A Conversation with Christina Elizabeth Hall, screenwriter of Wilde Eastern VR Experience
Wonda VR had the chance to have a talk with Christina whose interactive VR experience created with Wonda VR has been selected to be showcased at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. She shared with us the making of her film noir.
Wilde Eastern to Debut at Cannes
Wilde Eastern (the multi-ending VR film), hosted on the WondaVR platform was selected to be shown in the VR library at Festival de Cannes - Le Marché du Film this May!
Special thanks to the entire Wilde Eastern team, to the NYU community, especially Grad Film and ITP, Wonda VR, and Jaunt.
We are beyond excited and can’t wait to share our film with you! To keep up with more of our updates, follow us on Wilde Eastern's Facebook Page.
Find out more about the interactive VR film here.
The Masks I Wear - ITP Thesis Exploration
This is an investigation to determine if audience interaction changes the impactfulness of a narrative. This study is conducted by way of a one-woman show, utilizing face tracking technologies and interactive elements. The performance explores stories of harassment experienced by women and the power dynamics responsible for it.
The film was co-created by Christina Elizabeth Hall (ITP 2018) and Penelope Lawson (Grad Film 2019), Directed by Penelope Lawson, Written by Christina Elizabeth Hall, and Produced by Penelope Lawson, Rebecca Martos, and Richard Kim.
The film features actors Bud Galloway (American Horror Story CULT), Cat Daddario (Artifact), Gianmarco Soresi (Deception), Jason De Beer (Numb), Nicolas diPierro (Just Sing), Olivia Blois Sharpe (Jerseylicious), and Daniel Deutsch (Numb).
The Wilde Eastern team wishes to thank the NYU community, specifically the Graduate Film Department and ITP at Tisch School of the Arts, Wonda VR, Jaunt, and Gotham Sound.
ITP STUDENT PREMIEReS FILM AT CANNES
“Bodies in Motion” Melds Virtual Reality and Motion Capture Engineering with Art
In NYU Tandon’s Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program, engineering students are getting creative with cutting-edge motion capture technology, thanks to a class that pairs Tandon students with students of NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).
Christina Elizabeth Hall was brought on as a Artist in Residence on Adobe's Community Engagements Team to explore the edges of the VR medium and to assist Adobe in being better informed in their VR tooling explorations.