VR work of Prof. Huang Hsin Chien Enters Cannes XR
Huang Hsin Chien, a new media creator and Professor at the Department of Design, is invited to the Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival. Artistic Director Paolo Moretti invited Huang to the Directors' Fortnight and this is the first complete and solo exhibition of Huang and Laurie Anderson, the avant-garde musician after their four years of cooperation on VR exhibition. La Camera Insabbiata/ Chalkroom, which received the Best VR Experience Award at Venice Film Festival will be presented with the two latest works, "To the Moon" and "Aloft". This would also be the premiere of Lim Giong's latest piece, The Missing Body Episode 1 on the Cannes XR Kaleidoscope’s Development Showcase.
President Wu Cheng Chih, Public Television Service Foundation Chairperson Chen Yu Xiu, Dean of College of Arts Chao Huei Ling all presented in the press conference on May 2nd. Huang Hsin Chien and Lim Giong also introduced the concept of their works and hoped that this Directors' Fortnight and Cannes VR can be an opportunity to expand the recognition of Taiwan's VR.
Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world. Founded in 1946, the invitation-only festival is held annually at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. It is one of the "Big Three" alongside the Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival. Cannes XR is an exciting new dimension in the Festival de Cannes program, bringing together artists, producers, investors, festival programmers and tech leaders that are exploring new forms of immersive storytelling, for a multitude of networking, financing and distribution opportunities with XR international industry players.