Recently launching a Kickstarter campaign is a group looking to create virtual reality (VR) theatre under a project called Enter Ralph. A play that will attempt to explore the potential of VR, as more creators look to develop the technology outside of the videogame industry.
Enter Ralph is a play that will be filmed in 360 degrees, solely in one room. That one room represents Ralph’s consciousness and is focal point of the character. The viewer assumes the position of the protagonist, viewing and interacting with each new character. The campaign describes the play as an ‘experimental black comedy’ with influences from movies like ‘Being John Malcovich’ and ‘Drop Dead Fred’, and TV series ‘Peep Show‘.
The team behind Enter Ralph are looking to explore new avenues in VR, and use this unique medium to tell a story through innovative staging, lighting and an original script. The Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign is looking to raise £3000 GBP, with 29 days left to go. With a successful campaign filming should begin in October 2015 and post-production finished and ready by January 2016.
VRFocus will continue to follow Enter Ralph’s progress as the campaign continues.