Chris Milk: Is VR More Stirring Than Even Music?

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Virtual reality evangelist and pioneering creator Chris Milk talks to Vanity Fair about why he believes so wholeheartedly in the technology. Milk app Vrse and its production company have been responsible for some of the most compelling VR content to be released thus fur, including Clouds Over Sidra, his documentary about a young Syrian refugee.

“For a long time, I believed that a great piece of music on its own could do more to stir the soul than any other single art form,” says Milk. “But in virtual reality, we’re placing the viewer inside a moment or a story … made possible by sound and visual technology that’s actually tricking the brain into believing it’s somewhere else.”



SMPTE Australia Section Issues Call for Papers for METexpo Conference

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has issued a call for papers for its forthcoming Media + Entertainment Tech Expo (METexpo) Conference, which will be held between 18-20 July 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.