An All-New Blockbuster VR Movie From STXsurreal
STXsurreal, the VR studio for Robert Simonds’ STX Leisure, right this moment introduced the launch of THE LIMIT, a first-of-its sort immersive cinema expertise from visionary filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, starring Michelle Rodriguez and that includes Norman Reedus.
Essentially the most broadly distributed paid VR movie to-date, THE LIMIT is a lean-back expertise captured in an all-new cinematic VR format, wider than 180 levels, that bridges the hole between large-format films and 360-degree video. With THE LIMIT, STXsurreal has created a completely new storytelling class by making the viewer a personality in a high-octane, 20-minute motion film.
The VR studio additionally partnered with Academy Award-winning visible results firm DNEG to supply audiences unprecedented manufacturing worth.
“The launch of THE LIMIT is a watershed second in VR, and provides followers of premium scripted leisure a compelling cause put their headsets again on,” mentioned Andy Vick and Rick Rey, co-presidents of Digital Actuality & Immersive Leisure at STXsurreal. “In step with STX’s talent-driven mannequin, we enlisted Robert, Michelle and Norman, who collectively have thousands and thousands of passionate followers throughout the globe, to interrupt new floor and convey this category-busting cinematic VR movie to life.”
In THE LIMIT, you, the viewer, play a rogue agent with a mysterious previous who enlists the assistance of enhanced super-assassin M-13 (Michelle Rodriguez) to retrieve your id and strike in opposition to the lethal group that created you.
THE LIMIT represents the primary in a collection of live-action, immersive cinematic experiences from STXsurreal. The VR studio at the moment has a number of different tasks in growth, together with a Jay and Silent Bob challenge from author and director Kevin Smith, a crime-thriller from director Christian Gudegast, an untitled Dave Bautista action-comedy, and an underwater Sci-fi-thriller from Johannes Roberts.
Robert Rodriguez will take part in a fireplace chat on the Oculus Venues dwell occasion platform on Friday, November 23 to debate THE LIMIT and present clips from the groundbreaking VR movie. Audiences can tune-in on Oculus Go and Gear VR.
To study extra and obtain THE LIMIT go to thelimitvr.com.
STXsurreal is the VR and immersive content material division of STX Leisure, a worldwide, next-generation media firm whose mission is to unlock the worth of the direct connection stars have with their followers via the event, financing, manufacturing, advertising and marketing and distribution of movie, tv, VR, digital video, music and dwell leisure content material. It’s the trade chief in reworking past conventional platform-driven content material to creating talent-driven enterprises.
The corporate is led by achieved businessman Robert Simonds and was co-founded by Invoice McGlashan, managing companion of the main world personal funding agency TPG. Different buyers embrace Hony Capital, a number one personal fairness agency in China; PCCW, Southeast Asia’s largest Web and cable companies supplier; Tencent Holdings, China’s main supplier of on-line services; Liberty International, the world’s largest distribution platform; Dominic Ng, Chairman of East West Financial institution; New Enterprise Associates (NEA); DNS Capital (representing the enterprise pursuits of Gigi Pritzker and her speedy household); and Beau Wrigley, former Chairman and CEO of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Firm, amongst others. With these strategic relationships, the corporate is uniquely positioned to maximise the affect of content material worldwide, with direct passage into the China market.
For extra data, please go to http://www.stxentertainment.com.