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Convergence Film Festival

3 May 2017 - 3 May 2017

Convergence Film Festival showcases the best in current CinematicVR and the best big screen content from around the world as well as some of the leading VR technology for you to experience.

The festival has been developed in conjunction with the Internationally renowned Byron Bay Film Festival and takes place in the heart of the Sydney CBD at the premium Event Cinemas complex on George Street, presenting a mixture of the latest in VR as well as more traditional on-screen content Рshort films, animations, cuts from game story lines, VFX and documentaries on emerging technology. 

Session Times Wednesday 3 May

Each VR session runs for 45 minutes, each big screen session runs for 1 hour

Ticket cost $10 kids (10yrs to 16yrs) / $15 adults

Sports Lunch Time VR Sessions

The thrill of being there immersed in sports your favourite sports, with a number of experiences delivered across some of the best virtual reality headsets available anywhere in the world.

12:00pm – VR Sports

12:15pm – VR Sports

12:30pm – VR Sports

12:45pm – VR Sports

1:00pm – VR Sports

1:15pm – VR Sports

TICKETS HERE

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CinematicVR Session 1

CinematicVR is the next step in cinema entertainment, feel like you are in the movie and move out of the flat screen into 3D space. 

2:30pm – CinematicVR Session 1

2:45pm – CinematicVR Session 1

3:00pm – CinematicVR Session 1

3:15pm – CinematicVR Session 1

TICKETS HERE

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Kids VR Sessions

(PG content)

The past year has seen an explosion of VR content for kids and families, we are showing the best of the best in kids entertainment with a very rare chance to try these VR experiences on across some of the best virtual reality headsets available anywhere in the world.

4:00pm – VR For Kids

4:15pm – VR For Kids

4:30pm – VR For Kids

4:45pm – VR For Kids

5:00pm – VR For Kids

5:30pm – VR For Kids

5:45pm – VR For Kids

6:00pm – VR For Kids

TICKETS HERE

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Big Screen Short FIlms & Animation

Are you a fan of sci-fi short films? CGI animation or game story animation? Well this session if for you. Showcasing some of the most mind blowing rich content on the big screen, from the latest award winning sci-fi from around the world, the best short films, game animation and eye-popping special effects.

5:00pm – Traditional Big Screen Short Films, Games Story Lines & Animation

TICKETS HERE

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Big Screen Emerging Tech Short Films and Docs

Emerging technology is changing our world, are you across these exciting technologies? From robotics to the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence to 3D printing. This special session is a primer for you to get across these changes that will impact all areas of work, entertainment and life.

5:45pm – Traditional Big Screen Short Films & Documentaries on Emerging Technology

TICKETS HERE

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CinematicVR Session 2

CinematicVR is the next step in cinema entertainment, feel like you are in the movie and move out of the flat screen into 3D space.

7:00pm – CinematicVR Session 2

7:15pm – CinematicVR Session 2

7:30pm – CinematicVR Session 2

7:45pm – CinematicVR Session 2

TICKETS HERE

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Big Screen Emerging Tech Short Films and Docs

Emerging technology is changing our world, are you across these exciting technologies? From robotics to the Internet of Things, artifical intelligence to 3D printing. This special session is a primer for you to get across these changees that will impact all areas of work, entertainment and life.

8:45pm – Traditional Big Screen Short Films & Documentarieson Emerging Technology

10:00pm – Traditional Big Screen Short Films & Documentarieson Emerging Technology

TICKETS HERE

 

Sessions Summary

Festival Summary

WHEN

3 May 2017

WHERE

Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney

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