The Virtual Reality Film Partnership with The Rogue Initiative Commences Principal Photography March 4th
LOS ANGELES - 3/2/17 - Director Ilya Rozhkov (Sabre Dance) has inked a deal to work in collaboration with leading VR Studio, The Rogue Initiative, (known for its recent partnership with Michael Bay from an original IP) to bring together cinematic storytelling and the immersion of virtual reality technology. Rozhkov will direct and produce Agent Emerson, with award-winning producers Cathy Twigg and Pete Blumel of The Rogue Initiative. They have cast Kick-Ass franchise star Lyndsy Fonseca as the female lead, who will be joined by award-winning actor Tony Denison (Major Crimes) as ‘The General.’ Agent Emerson serves as the pilot for the original content VR series, Identity Experience. Principal Photography commences March 4th in Louisiana and then completes shooting in Los Angeles.
Cupertino, CA – January 17, 2017 -- SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, is announcing its broad-reaching 2017 partnership with ESL and DreamHack, two of the top esports tournament organizers in the world. ESL's mega events like ESL One and the Intel Extreme Masters series, DreamHack’s DreamLeague, DreamHack ASTRO Open and DreamHack Masters reach over 50 million global esports fans of competitive games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL) and Dota 2, and bring together the best of the best esports teams and players in the world.
TOKYO AND BRUSSELS – January 17, 2017 -- Today gumi Inc. announced a partnership with EUVR to expand its European VR presence and strategic initiatives among local developers. Active in over 19 countries across Europe, EUVR provides the VR development community and enthusiasts with regular meet ups and resources to further the growth of the VR ecosystem. Through this new partnership, gumi will provide EUVR members with access to potential investment, incubation and mentorship opportunities.