Victoria is home to a dynamic screen industry, with Victorian companies leading the way in VR content and technology. Film Victoria supports projects developed and produced for a range of screen formats, including virtual reality projects which may be able to apply for funding.
Connecting you to Victoria’s VR talent
These are just some of the companies working out of Victoria to produce content across 360˚ video, virtual, augmented and mixed reality.
Jumpgate: a virtual reality studio that specialises in development and production of original VR content, collaborating with collaborate with filmmakers, musicians, artists and performers to create narrative VR productions
Opaque Media Group: tech wizards and VR pioneers who have been at the forefront of VR since 2012. This award-winning studio specialises in using emergent technologies to create innovative solutions for unconventional problems and is currently working on Earthlight, developed with input from NASA.
Plato Reality: an experienced team delivering high-end, immersive and experimental content with strong cinematic narratives. Recent project Jafri, directed by Michael Beets, screened at 2016 Toronto International Film Festival Pop VR.
Playside VR: an independent studio focusing on mobile games and VR projects.
Samurai Punk: a small Melbourne-based independent game developer that makes games with love and care. Creators of Screencheat and The American Dream VR.
Sandpit: provide services across customer experience, creative design and web developpment to create captivating experiences in the digital and physical world.
VRTOV: an independent VR production studio specialising in documentary and real-time interactive VR. Their work has featured at Sundance, Tribeca and Melbourne film festivals, along with the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and Sheffield Doc/Fest.
Visual Playground: an award-winning creative studio in Melbourne, specialising in design, motion, VFX, 3D, 360 video and VR content.
Worldview: with a background designing hybrid game and TV formats, producing and directing factual video and hacking 3D game engines, Worldview has been creating immersive experiences since 2014, for PC, mobile apps and VR headsets.
Zero Latency: based in North Melbourne, Zero Latency provides the world’s first multiplayer free-roam VR experience.
Be part of the VR community
Real World VR: a meetup group for anyone who is interested in or wants to experience VR, augmented and mixed reality, 3D, 360 video and new technologies.
Virtual Reality Content Creators Australia: a not for profit organisation set up to facilitate connections and partnerships across the mixed, augmented and virtual reality industries on a national level.
Experience VR projects and demos
An amazing world of immersive experiences is waiting for you to explore. Below are a couple of places to start.
If you would like to discuss your next VR project or find out more about what's happening in the VR space in Victoria, please contact us.
Upcoming funding deadlines
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