The Virtual Reality Garden
Unique to Montreal, the Phi Centre’s Virtual Reality Garden is a permanent installation that showcases the most innovative virtual reality pieces of our time. The Phi Centre team curates the eclectic and diverse programming, and refreshes the works throughout the year. Access to the Garden is free at all times so that Montrealers—and visitors—can take full advantage of this unique space.
The National Film Board of Canada creates groundbreaking interactive works, social-issue documentaries and auteur animation. The NFB has produced more than 13,000 films and won over 5,000 awards including 4 Canadian Screen Awards, 7 Webby Awards, 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genie Awards. The NFB’s award-winning content can be seen at NFB.ca and on apps for smartphones, tablets and connected TV.
Oculus Story Studio
Oculus Story Studio is made up of a small, all-star team of film and game developers dedicated to exploring ‘immersive cinema’ — realtime story-driven VR experiences that let the viewer step inside and become part of the story. The goal was to learn more about cinema and storytelling in VR and to share that knowledge with the community.
Penrose is a group of artists, engineers, and storytellers pushing the boundaries of virtual and augmented reality. For us, VR is more than technology, it’s an opportunity to create worlds that offer endless exploration and narrative experiences. It’s an opportunity for audiences to make an emotional connection through VR as a storytelling medium.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.