Continuing the tradition, Animateka will show a new line-up of curated projects with a focus on interactive and immersive animation, story and art, all made by authors with traditional filmmaker backgrounds. The line-up of VR, 360° and game projects to be experienced and explored from the comfort of your home, VR/360°/Games @ANIMATEKA goes fully virtual for the first time this year.
Curated by Manu Weiss.
*All the projects will be available for free during the festival.
Visit the online gallery: VR/360°/Games @ANIMATEKA Virtual
5 VR, 360° experiences and games are available on Steam, Itch.io and WebXR platforms. To access all the projects you will need a VR ready PC with Headset such as Oculus Rift/Rift 2, HTC Vive, Quest 1/Quest 2, PC, Mac, Mobile. Find the specific requirements in the project descriptions with the access links below.
Japan, 2019, 360° Animation, 13+
A mother and her child weave their story in the mother’s womb. The bond of the umbilical cord ties them with the strongest love. We witness the infinite chain of life of the two unveil through this sui generis arterial interchange.
Platform: WebXR, 360 video
Compatible with: Mac, PC, mobile or VR
Goodbye Mr. Octopus
France, 2020, VR Story
Goodbye Mr. Octopus is an illuminating coming of age story about the questioning of identity, of what our loved ones represent, and the perception of those around us.
Platform: Quill Theatre, Oculus
Compatible with: Oculus Quest/Quest 2 and Oculus Rift/Rift S
Save Mr. Octopus via this link in your oculus account library, browse to oculus media to access the project.
Denmark, 2019, VR Story, 13+
Amends is an interactive VR experience about the chaotic past emotions connected to a relationship with the now estranged mother. Through the perspective of a child, you will revisit the memories of your upbringing and through time get to relive the complicated emotional relationship, which still awaits its resolution.
Compatible with: VIVE and Oculus Rift/Rift S
Japan, 2020, Game, 6+
Let a chubby boy do his exercise and sink into a dog’s body. Maybe animals will come to cheer him up. My Exercise is a festival of private comforts. Subtle secret elements are hidden delicately.
Compatible with: Mac, PC
Access: In limited stock. To receive your free code please contact us at email@example.com.
To redeem your steam key install steam on your mac or pc, at the bottom of the page you will find an + ADD GAME button, choose „Activate a Product on Steam“ and follow the instruction and paste in the code if prompted, now you are ready to install the game.
USA, 2019, Simulator, 6+
Can a video game make you more creative? Can Artificial Intelligence replace a human art professor? Can you draw a horse? Your assignments are generated & graded by an A.I. Welcome to ART SQOOL.
Compatible with: Mac, PC
Access: In limited stock. To receive your free download please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The exhibition is funded by: