VRTO’s celebrated a successful 2nd annual FIVARS (Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories) September 16-18, 2016 with what Huffington Post raved was “the most cutting-edge storytelling festival in the world!”
FIVARS featured the work of groundbreaking international artists dedicated to the innovation of VR, telling immersive stories that challenge, defy, and transcend the status quo. During the three-day festival, attendees enjoyed over 30 unique VR experiences, artist panels, Augmented Reality Art and a 3-D Audio Chamber.
● David Eisenmann’s Pearl for the People’s Choice Award for Best Interactive Experience
● David Eisenmann’s Help for the People’s Choice Award for Best Immersive Video
● Connor Hair’s Real for the Grand Jury Prize
All FIVARS 2016 award-winners will be showcased at the We Are Wearables VR/AR Event on October 4, 2016 at MaRS Discovery District as well as ProFusion Expo’s inaugural VR Experience Centre on October 5 & 6 at the Metro Convention Centre.
VRTO is a productivity-oriented think tank and discovery group for innovators, developers, inventors, storytellers, content producers, entrepreneurs, hackers, modders, programmers, pioneers, ontologists, adventurers and mavericks. VRTO unites modern innovators and challenges them to explore and discuss the social implications of VR via meetups and the VRTO Virtual & Augmented World Conference & Expo every June.