Next week the 3rd annual Austin Music Video Festival (AMVF) opens its doors and for the first time will be releasing a virtual reality (VR) app for iOS and Android, showcasing the official 2017 VR/360 selections being shown at the event.
Powered by Thrillbox, the app will launch next week alongside the opening of the festival. Both attendees and music fans around the world will be able to see what’s going on at the Videoactive Lounge at Empire Control Room on Saturday 18th.
AMVFest’s Videoactive Lounge will be exhibiting some of Austin’s latest VR + music applications including the catalog of virtual live performances from OnlyinVR, To The Top a music-fueled, leaping, climbing and free-flying video game experience and Hybrid VR and Moontower VFX’s made-for-AMVF mixed reality event.
In addition to music and VR, the Videoactive Lounge will include a panel with members of the exhibiting companies discussing VR, it’s creative potential in the music video space, it’s monetization possibilities and how future artists and labels might react to this new model. The panel will begin at 1:00pm CST.
The Videoactive Lounge is free for the first hour from 12:00pm CST to 1:00pm CST with an Eventbrite RSVP, while tickets will cost $25 USD which includes access to four festival venues.
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