Pixar brings Day of the Dead to life in newest film, ‘Coco’

    Pixar has brought to life the worlds of toys, monsters and ocean creatures. But for the animation studio’s latest film, “Coco,” its animators faced a new challenge: bringing life to the dead. The movie’s plot follows Miguel, a 12-year-old boy who lives in Mexico and dreams of being a musician, but is banned by an […]

    Assassin’s Creed Film to Get Tie-In VR Experience

    During AMD’s presentation at the 2016 Game Developer Conference on Monday night, Ubisoft and VR content maker Practical Magic unveiled a virtual reality tie-in experience for the Assassin’s Creed film which is slated for a December-end release this year. (Also see: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia Review) Speaking at the event, president of Practical Magic VR […]

    Indie Film ‘Creative Control’ Looks at the Near Future of Personal VR

    What does technology look like five minutes in the future? It’s a question that’s on a lot of artists’ minds lately. Whether it’s the Siri-like companion in Spike Jonze’s ‘Her,’ a beautiful AI in Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ or the ability to instantly rewind and project memories in the “Black Mirror” episode of TV’s ‘The […]